The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Joy Division

Drinking The Ghosts

by Rain To Rust

Rain To Rust aims at bringing Post-Punk back to its early '80's Singer-Songwriter roots, following the footsteps of Adrian Borland, Mark E. Smith or Ian Curtis. "Drinking The Ghosts" comes off the debut album "Flowers Of Doubt" and is inspired by Mika Kaurismaki's "Zombie And The Ghost Train".

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Never Enough

by Black Market Heart

Just in time for Day of the Dead, here's a lo-fi AF cover of 'Never Enough' from The Cure.

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From the Blow

by Rites of Hadda

We're Rites of Hadda! A London based anarcho-pagan-gothic-psychedelic witchpunk band, formed from a weekly jam session at a north London squat. Drawing inspiration from our diverse tastes we play a blend of heads-down occult-tinged street punk rock, with a melodic, pop edge.

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Fairies! No Mercenaries

I'm an unconventional artist singing about their own troubles in this world with a lot of synths. Picture a soundtrack from your favorite creepy pasta or romantic horror story and that's me. For fans of the macabre and artist who perform catharsis to survive.

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Factheory

FACTHEORY are a band from the Brussels scene whose style is firmly in the post-punk movement, with a poetic side that stands out.

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Obsidian

Greetings from the dark swamps of South Florida, a sunny place for shady people. We've just put out our first EP; four songs about existential crises, and misanthropy, check it out.

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Fairies! No Mercenaries

Hiya! I'm Theo this is my project, Fairies! No Mercenaries. I'm working on releasing a full album but in the mean time I have a music video for a single called Swansong. The video follows a girl being followed by a monster only she can see.

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The Lynch

Hi! Our new album 'Everything Ends' is out and can be downloaded on Bandcamp and Soundcloud. Add it to your Spotify playlist too. The album was recorded live in three hours with completely old-fashioned methods - we hope you like it! Much love from Istanbul, Turkey

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LOBBY

Hey Guys! We're a brand new Post Punk band based in Lyon, France. We released our first album, named Fragrance in December 2018 and our first video, 'Violence In Your Eyes' - check it out!

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Arctic Flowers

For nearly a decade we have been putting a stark chill on the post-punk genre. Since forming in 2009 in Portland, we've churned out two LPs, two splits and EPs, as well as a few miscellaneous self-released demos and singles.

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Hand of Gavrilo

Hello fellow troublemakers, We’re a band from sunny San Diego, California although it’s not always golden in the golden state. Through art and noise we’re a band of assassins that has come remind the world that dangerous music still exists. Join us.

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Black Market Heart

We are Black Market Heart, post-punk noise from Los Angeles.

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The Fabricators

We are a schizophrenic mess of a band and we sound like Emily Ratajowski wallowing in a sewer.

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The C33s

Hi, we’re The C33s, and this is our first release. We have been a band since February 2018.

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No No Instigator

Hello! We want to let everyone know that our new album is out! It is called ''Dark Is Not What Irks Me Deep Inside the Realm''. We recorded and mixed it at various DIY places in Zagreb (Croatia). You can listen to it and download it for free at our bandcamp: https://nonoinstigator.bandcamp.com

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The Magic Lotus

Hi guys! We are The Magic lotus, a garage rock band based in London. This is our debut single, "Feel Your Love" and it's our first release after we left Greece(we are Greeks!) to move to London and try our luck!

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VOID // GIST

VOID // GIST 's dark timbre conjures up images of a white winter landscape. Consisting of bass, drums and guitar, their sound is transcending genre, mainly resides between post-punk and cold wave, interspersed with psychedelic ambience.

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Red Rosa

We're Red Rosa, a Post Punk trio from South East London. We try to make a sort of driving, intense music using robotic drum patterns and screeching guitars. The lyrics combine the political with the poetical, and are usually growled, but surprisingly tunefully.

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King Orange

Hey, we're King Orange, a post-punk/indie band from Hull. This is Misty, our newest single, and it intertwines snaking guitar lines with danceable bass and deep vocals. We've just released it through Hull's New Breed, an independent record label in the city and we hope you love it!

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