The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of idles

Lie Lie Lie

by MFRSM

We are MFRSM, a straight-ahead Post-Punk band from Tel-Aviv. We play hard and fuzzy riffs alongside Middle-Eastern melodic tunes. "Lie Lie Lie" is the title track of Mediterranean Post-Punk band MFRSM, upcoming sophomore album.

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Mile End

by Fake Friends

We write music for jocks with art degrees.MTL's Turbo Haus house band. Faux punk for real ones. Former and current members of Montreal juggernauts Trigger Effect,Mundy's Bay, Kennedy & Watch for Wolves.

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Prangergang

by Polemics

Hello all! We are Polemics back with some delicious musical fusion for your ear cavity. Listen, enjoy and share!

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Atreyu

by 3 Minute Riot

3 Minute Riot is a punk rock band from Mexico City. Influenced by genres such as punk rock, garage and rock and roll, the band has 3 singles and currently working on a brand new EP. Atreyu, our latest single, maintains the seal of the band, but being very faithful to the punk sound of the classics.

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Cash Cow

by Cuffs

CUFFS will inspire you to take action, question the system around you, and have a damn good time while you do it. 'Cash Cow' is taken from our live album Factory Sessions, and is our latest single. ~Full of angst, social frustration and a rawness that we all miss from live shows.

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Away We Go

by Cold Company

Ever wondered what the Grim Reaper's routine is like?....Look no further. This is my debut track from an upcoming EP which is set for release in a number of months from now. This is a passion project, a Covid baby which has finally seen the light of day after years of heartbreak and graft.

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Tempting

by CHANG

Drawing us in with this breezy number, laden with syncopated rhythms and signature shifts, it tempts us with the colour of the next EP. Given the wild abandon that stung their debut, do we dare to dream that they can beguile us with yet another perfect riot?

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Backwoods (feat. Howzit & Gnar Cyst)

by Homemade Ski Mask

Homemade Ski Mask is a punk two piece based in Lancaster, PA. "Backwoods" features fellow artists Howzit and Gnar Cysts. This posse cut punctuates the EP "redballbluechicago", a 5 song collection of focused positive energy in the form of aggression.

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By The Power Of Barnard Castle

by Those Fucking Snowflakes

Blackpool based noise punks Those Fuckign Snowflakes release Dominic Cummings baiting video for By The Power Of Barnard Castle, taken from forthcoming EP 'Everything Is Absolutely Fkkkkkkd' out in January on Louder Than War Records

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Doom Generation

by Table Scraps

In a year lost to fear and confusion what could possibly be more 2020 than the sound of an air-raid siren? 'Doom Generation’, taken from the upcoming album Coffin Face, is a two minute blast of venomous catharsis from a band who have no other option but to keep pushing the boulder up the hill.

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Get Up Get On

by Cuffs

Hi, we're Cuffs from Bristol, UK. 'Get Up Get On' is our fourth single release and is the B side to our single 'You Make Me Sick'. Both of these tracks are incredibly special to us, as we've printed a 7* vinyl , which we've always dreamed of being able to do!

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V.F.

by Blue Statue

Blue Statue is an Alt-Indie/Post-Punk band based in North London. Featured recently on Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6 Music Recommends, the Browns' latest incarnation raises the bar with Double A Side ‘V.F. / So to speak’.

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Juxtaposition

by Rattleback

G'day G'day, we're Rattleback, a bass, drums, vocals only punk band from Melbourne, Australia. I've included a track off our debut album that I consider the most fun to play! It might not be the best track but you'd have to check out the rest of the album to decide that for yaself!

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It's Simple

by KUSK

Brighton based trio KUSK drip with furious grit and compassion that binds urban influences with hard garage punk sensibility. ‘It’s Simple‘ is a raging call to arms for the disenfranchised to take control of the destructive spiral of mainstream rejection. Out on all platforms on 5th September 2020.

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Positive Attitude

by Scum

Positive Attitude is inspired by the idea of straight edge culture, of having a positive mental attitude, which was amplified through all the bands in the hardcore scene with bands like Gorilla Biscuits and Minor Threat.

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Με Νεύρα

by Μινέρβα (Minerva)

Με Νεύρα is a phrase in greek that stands for "with nerves" or "with anger" if you prefer, and it was the first track ever composed and rehearsed by the band. Basically it describes the anger and frustration we are filled in, during the daily anxious routine in the city of Athens.

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Shaun

by PLAY DEAD

Shaun is a story about Ollie's (bass) nan's boyfriend, a gentle giant with a temper who got arrested for punching a man off his bike in south London.

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An Ode To The Chair

by Torrid Horror

Torrid Horror is organ-led tropical punk show-tunes with garish and sickly horror-ballad prose. AOTTC is a revenge song. It's a story of a woman's birth, the atrocities she commits, how she fights against the constraints of her disabilities and how she ultimately lets a murderous urge consume her.

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We are Rock n Roll.

by We Are One

Debut single from hiphop/punk band We Are One. A unique blend of Yorkshire attitude and riffy guitars creates a storm of thought and emotion from chanty bridges to catchy chorus' this song truly sounds like no other.

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Slug

by Warpark

"Slug" and its video counterpart are brutish critiques of our psychological and cultural attachment to assault rifles. It speaks to the irony of our American desire for autonomous self-protection and self-preservation, even at the expense of human lives.

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