The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Jimmy Eat World

Heroes

by Back On Earth

Embark On an emo revival of the early 2000s with "Heroes", the new track from Back On Earth. The introspective lyrics contribute to the atmosphere delivered by the music: a gloomy feeling far from being unpleasant.

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Reflections

by Coffee Talk

Hi, we are a brand new pop punk band from Germany. Our first song 'Reflections' was released on 5th June 2020. We make modern pop punk with '00s-emo and pop-rock influences and a polished sound. We'd be so grateful if you give our song a listen. Thank you so much!

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About Time

by The Injured List

We've been a band since 2007, but this our first new single since 2011. If you ever feel nostalgic about the pop-punk days of 2007-2012, this song is for you.

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Fine By Me

by ATTN Deficit Squirrel

We are ATTN Deficit Squirrel: a new high-energy, synth-driven Pop Punk Rock band from Cincinnati that features catchy riffs, memorable choruses, and a refreshing, yet nostalgic take on the genre, reminiscent of late-90's/early-00's Pop Punk.

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Enemies

by Lost Like Lions

Hey Guys! We are an alternative rock band from Buffalo, New York. This is our new track called 'Enemies' from our upcoming ep release titled 'The Devil That You Know' which was released June 12th, 2020. 'Enemies' is a track about igniting that flame, and a nostalgic look back at how easy our youth was.

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Reflections

by Slackrr

Hey guys, we're Slackrr and we've had an exciting first two years as a band, with over 260 shows, multiple tours & festival appearances including a headline slot at 2019's Isle of Wight Festival, and the release of our debut album. 'Reflections' is the first single from our upcoming second album.

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Reflections

by Coffee Talk

Hi, we are a new Pop Punk Band from Germany and this is our video for our first single 'Reflections'.

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Muddy Waters

by Pale Oaks

Hi guys! This is our first single from our upcoming album that will be out later this year. Musically we draw from a lot of artists we love like Jimmy Eat World, Paramore, Mew, & many more! Lyrically it deals with mental health issues, specifically depression & how it affects every relationship one has.

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Negative (I Wish I Was)

by Lapyear

We take inspiration from early grunge, emo alongside DIY emo/punk influences, such as the likes of Oso Oso and Balance & Compsure. Lyrically, "Negative" is a subtle dig to anyone that tries to hold you back.

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Thinking Clear

by The Second After

Hey friends, we're four-piece The Second After from Raleigh, NC! We spent much time thinking about the past and imagining the future, but now we have 2020 vision. We're 'Thinking Clear' while moving forward, we hope you love the track!

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Save Me

by Back On Earth

Hello Punktastic, I've been following you guys from across the pond for quite some time now. I'm in a band called Back On Earth and we just released a music video for our song 'Save Me' producd by Bert from Chunk! No Captain Chunk! a few days ago! It has some catchy chorus, we hope you like it!

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Finish It

by Align in Time

My name's John Boles and I release music under the alias Align in Time. "Finish It" is the first track revealed off of my second album, On a Spiral (out 6/19). My music is a mix of what I love about the dynamics and epic builds of post-rock with the more direct, raw energy of pop rock.

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Fairweather

by Northshore

Hey! We're Northshore, a 5 piece Pop-Punk/Alt Rock band from Middlesbrough/Carlisle/London. This is our new song called "Fairweather" it's about people who only use you for their own personal gain then disappear when they have no use for you anymore, and we've all known someone like that right?

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Stolen

by Thieves & Lovers

Hello, we're Thieves & Lovers and we're stoked to introduce our new single "Stolen".
It's the first glimpse into the new direction we're moving our sound in.
It's groovy, a little ambient, and all rock!

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Say So, Stay Sore

by Stick Figure Funeral

Hey, I'm Edward from Stick Figure Funeral. I'm actually the only person from Stick Figure Funeral, it's just my solo project. I recorded this track in my bedroom with my acoustic guitar and cello. I wrote it like three years ago but decided it was worth making a proper recording of. Enjoy!

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Letters To Lauras

by Ignitemares

Hello! We are Ignitemares - an anxious welsh punk trio! "Letters To Lauras" is our first single and it's about two different 'Lauras', the first is Laura Jane Grace of 'Against Me!' fame, the other is a family member. Soft vocals but fierce music, it's personal, fun and catchy - We hope you like it!

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Trust Me, I've Been There

by Coastlines

Hey guys, we're Coastlines, a Pop Punk / Alternative band from North East England. This is our first single "Trust Me, I've Been There". We try keep pace and positivity high in our music to give you something to bounce to, and don't think it could be any clearer in this song. We hope you like it!

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Eyes Closed (feat. Nick Diener)

by Stereo Age

Hey folks, this is our new song 'Eyes Closed', taken from our upcoming EP 'Feels Like Home'. If you remember a band called The Swellers and you loved them you might want to listen to this song, because Nick Diener sings here. Enjoy!

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Copycat

by The Phoenix Within

We are The Phoenix Within, a rock project based out of Queens, NY. Copycat was written with the intent to encourage artist and songwriters to embrace originality & authenticity in their own musical & lyrical work.

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Gone

by Paperfriend

Hi guys, we are Paperfriend — a three piece emo band from south east England that draws inspiration from each of our mental health struggles. Gone is the most personal track we’ve written so far, building from an ambient chord progression to a full blown rock track with a singalong chorus!

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