The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of idles

Concept of Power

by Alpha Pet

Alpha Pet will bend your ears like Uri Geller bends his spoons. Combining the avantgarde elements of Talking Heads, the rawness of The Fall with the catchiness of The Clash, the Stockholm four-piece play their post punk with telekinetic energy.

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I Lost My Mandy (in the Sainsbury's Car Park)

by Animal Shithouse

Hi there, we're Animal Shithouse, a hardcore punk band from south-east England. Our tunes are absolute filth, and if you like dirty punk you'll love this tune from our debut EP. We're upcoming and appreciate each and everyone of our fans and so we hope you enjoy xx

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U Against U

by NUGGIEZ

This is a single off of our upcoming album 'Toil in the Time of Monsters' (Due out June 10th). It's a noisy post punk-psych trip that touches on themes of alienation, anxiety and trauma driven by social conditioning under late capitalism, a situation where you are routinely pitted against yourself.

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LieLieLie

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.

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Ultra Violent

by The Stealers

Ultra Violent tackles the theme of teenage rebellion and angst emphasised by the dirty tone of the instruments, punchy drums and cutting vocals. It's definitely one of the most creative and professional songs we have released so far. A wall of sound that you can feel just as much as you can hear.

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Choke

by Wine Lips

Wine Lips is Cam Hilborn on guitar and vocals with Aurora Evans on drums, Jordan Sosensky on guitar and Charlie Weare on bass. The band’s new album Mushroom Death Sex Bummer Party is a collection of psych-rock bangers that’ll surely win the hearts of fans of garage-rock-revival.

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Is What It Is

by CARSICK

CARSICK is a band made up by brothers/co-working songwriters Joe Richardson (vocals) and Jack Richardson (bass) alongside bandmates Bailey Saunders (guitar) and Jack Hardiman (drums) Our debut single 'Is What It Is' is a track that comments on the negative attributes of drinking culture.

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Eyes

by Wine Lips

Toronto’s premiere buzz band, Wine Lips, have just announced their latest full-length release Mushroom Death Sex Bummer Party due out this Fall on Montreal’s Stomp Records. The announcement comes with the premiere of the album’s first single and video for the song Eyes.

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Bezos With a Side of Fries

by Wine Moms

Hi! We're Wine Moms and we're a small punk/pop-punk band from just outside Glasgow. We just put out our first EP which this song is from and its full of great music. This song is the fan-favourite and it's a punky, stompy and angry tune that hits hard! If you like this song, give the rest a try!

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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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