The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of marmozets


by Learn To Lie

We are alt-rockers LEARN TO LIE, and we have a hybrid sound that is riff-orientated and super catchy. We have just released our brand new single and lyric video, Strong. Please watch the video, here - .

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The Test


Hi everyone, we are CHAFE! A noisy band from the flat lands of Lincolnshire. We are kind of heavy, a bit poppy, a tad silly and a touch heartfelt. Our song The Test hopefully encapsulates most of those elements in an energetic bass driven tune with some big vocal melodies and rhythmical quirkiness

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Mr. Clean

by BigKarma

“‘Mr. Clean is a song about deceit. Sometimes the people you least expect are the ones taking the most from you, and doing it with a smile. They will tell you what you want to hear, gaslight you and isolate you and move on when you’ve nothing left to give.”

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by Artemis

Artemis are a four-piece, all-women, Alt-Rock/Post-Punk band formed in Southampton UK. They were also officially announced on the line-up to play Vesterbro Rock Fest in Copenhagen, Denmark in Sept 2021.

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Hey guys, girls and non-binary pals, We are COLORWAVE from London, UK. COLORWAVE is about honesty, about tough love, about sharing experiences. It is boundless and borderless, havoc and harmony. It’s been a home for the wildly weird, those wonderfully wicked, and every stormy soul in-between.

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Southampton three-piece TOREADOR bring together a signature blend of fuzz-soaked guitars and harmonies that have evoked early comparisons to Queens of the Stone Age, The Raconteurs, Rage Against The Machine and Led Zeppelin.

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Minus Alive

Hi, we're Minus Alive and we're here to make you think about death and get sad and stuff. Not really, but this is our new single 'Not The Only One' and it says a lot about what we're about as a band! If you like earnest, passionate rock music with something to say then this is for you.

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Bare Poets

Hello friends! We are Bare Poets, a three piece alternative punk rock band from Kent. We are committed to writing original, pretty, gritty music featuring punchy guitar riffs and intense vocals. Keep your eyes peeled for our debut EP, Tough Love, releasing in January of 2019.

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Hi Lads, we're a band called RainMen and we wrote a DIY concept album with Socio-political themes about extreme anxiety and also sort of wanting to be a robot inspired by OK Computer by Radiohead and Gallow's Grey Britain, we hope you like it xox

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We are a small, 3 piece Hardcore/Metal/Punk band from Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

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