The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Jimmy Eat World


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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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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Don't Think About Me

by Thieves & Lovers

Hey everyone, we're Thieves & Lovers and this is our new single "Don't Think About Me" from our EP Down the Line. We got a little experimental with this release, mixing country and blues into our melodic rock sound. Hope you like it!

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by Strike ONE

Hey guys, we are a three piece Pop Punk band from Reading. We play music that inspires us and music that reminds us of the best era of pop punk; 1990's. So here is our single 'Lucy'. Enjoy!

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by Tiny Kingdoms

Hi guys! We're Tiny Kingdoms and this is our new single "Tides" The song is about attempting to collect and calm yourself even when things around you seem to be spiraling out of control. We hope you enjoy it.

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Guess She Doesn't Know

by Final Round

Hello there! I'm Dan from Final Round. Say, Do you like pop-punk music in a similar vein to old Blink, All Time Low, New Found Glory with a dash of NoFX and a sprinkle of Weezer? If you do, do I have something you should have a listen to!

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Down With The Pressure

by My Everest

We are My Everest from London UK, an upbeat, alternative 6 piece band from London. We've just dropped our debut single "Down With The Pressure" and are so excited to share it with the world. The song displays riffs, harmonies and energy that we do best. We hope you enjoy the song!

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by Rat Face Lewey

RAT FACE LEWEY release their intoxicating sophomore album, The Fall Of Man, on Friday 6th September. In anticipation of this, the energetic alt-rockers have just revealed a new single and video for the track, Comfortable - .

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Toska Fall

Hi! We're a three-piece punkrock band from the Netherlands, trying to keep a little bit of the 90s punk rock alive in our songs. We've recorded our first EP early 2019 and are proud to release it to the world. We hope you like it!!

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A Carnage in the Lovetrees

We are A Carnage in the Lovetrees. We formed in Chicago and now live in Seattle. This is the title track from our third record, Fires, released in April 2019 on Department of Sound & Magic.

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Damn Cargo

Hi, we're Damn Cargo, from various bits of Derbyshire. Our debut EP Machine Cut is out on May 3, we recorded it with Lewis Johns (Rolo Tomassi, Muncie Girls, Palm Reader) and we're super-proud of it. Our influences are a mix of post-hardcore, grunge and pop... oh, and some dark indie too. Enjoy!

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Further North

Hi, we are Further North, an Indie/Pop-Punk band out of North Texas. We would love for you to consider listening to our new EP, “Under the Clouds.”

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Inner 29

Hey! We're a Brazil based pop-punk/emo band called Inner 29. Our main goal as a band is making music that adds something good to people's lives. This is our debut single.

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Fear. The Sparrow

Hey Punktastic readers! We are the rock band Fear. The Sparrow from Memphis Tn. This is our first release called Panic. It's a little number about never giving up no matter how down life gets. Written specifically for people suffering through anxiety and panic attacks. Hope you like it!

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Midnight Son

Hey Punks, we're Sheffield's latest Emo outfit and this is a song from our debut EP. Feast yourselves!

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The American Standard

Hi, we're The American Standard. We're a three-piece heavy pop-punk / rock band from the minor outlying US island of South Jersey. We have two EPs available for you to listen to on Spotify and Bandcamp, and we are releasing our first full length this year. Stay tuned for more!

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Another incisive piece of insightful political commentary threaded through ITYIWEY's now-trademark blend of boundary-pushing indie-punk and experimental emo.

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Lost & Faded

Hey everyone! We are Lost & Faded new Alternative/Rock band from the shorelines of Corpus Christi, Texas. We just released our new 3P "Searching Shorelines" Available to Stream and Download here: Thanks! - Lost & Faded

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Our debut LP Wild Heart was recorded with Ace Enders & Nik Bruzzese and mixed by Vince Ratti (The Wonder Years, The Menzingers). It is our love letter to the FM era and recalls pop radio of the 70s, 80s and 90s while keeping its feet firmly planted in the modern day.

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Basement Alchemy

Basement Alchemy is a one man band by me, Shai Pelled. Zero to One is the first single off the new (second) LP, Changing Colors. I wrote the song while running in an attempt to give strength to myself in a dark period where I thought I might be dying. I later overcame that, hence the title.

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