The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of nirvana

Pornsick

by Femegades

Hi, we are Femegades and this is the title track from our debut EP "Pornsick". It is 5 songs covering subjects of women subjected to male violence, consent, and 'big porn'. We feel we're pretty unique in what we write about, and aim to be a band that stands for something. We hope you like the song x

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Nobody Cares About America Anymore

by The Bloody Hell

It’s been two years since Halifax, Canada’s The Bloody Hell released their award-nominated (Loud Recording of the Year” – NSMA 2018) self-titled debut album and now they are ready to end the apocalypse known as 2020 with a taste of their new single “Nobody Cares About America Anymore”.

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I Don't Care

by The Penny Antics

The music video for the song 'I Don't Care' was made entirely by myself and the band's drummer. It features stop motion animation, green screening and 4K camera quality. We won 'Best Animated Film' (Over 16's) category for this video at the Harwich Festival of the Arts Film Festival on 16/11/20.

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[Lockdown Cover] Fallen Leaves

by The Crooked

This is our twisted little version of the pop punk hit Fallen Leaves. We recorded and filmed our individual parts from the various countries we were locked down in: Canada, Germany and the Netherlands. As you can see, we took social distancing very seriously — 6500km to be exact!

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God Is A Woman

by BABYTEETH

“It’s unusual for us to record a cover but it came from our live shows. None of us are guitar snobs, we appreciate pop music too, and Ariana is a really great writer. Also half of us have a crush on her so we hope she won’t hate our version.”

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Green Light Makes You Feel Better

by Noisy Vertigo

Behind Noisy Vertigo there I am, Clément Pévrier, a passionate musician who loves Punk rock and grunge music. The core inspiration for my music is what’s the closest to my heart, rock music: Nirvana, The Subways, The Vines, The Hives, Dirty Rodeo...

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Nothing New Today

by Mr. Fartface

Hey guys! We're Mr. Fartface, a punk rock band hailing from Belgium. We've just dropped our new single and video, “Nothing New Today”. If you're into bands such as Bad Religion, Authority Zero or Pennywise... Check us out! :)

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Manipulate Me

by Mediaslaves

Heavy punk rock from Vancouver, Canada. This music video is D.I.Y. and weird af. No budget, no crew. Just a fun day for da boiz with some old Halloween costumes.

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-ing

by Gumiho (구미호)

We are a punk band from Seoul, SK. We mix our influences of American and Korean punk and hardcore to create our own fast and energetic style of punk.

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Pig Dither

by An English Settlement

We are An English Settlement and are based in the East Midlands. We finished and released 'Pig Dither' on 5th June 2020 in response to the growing frustration of the incompetence of our government during the pandemic. Coming in at 1 minute 9 seconds, it's short, sharp and to the point.

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Pirouette

by Y!KES

Hello Earthl!ngs, we're the shambolic anti-pop entity 'Y!KES'. We thought we'd share our upcoming single/vid 'Pirouette' with you. We built our spaceship out of tin foil & bits and produced the song ourselves. The track is from our 2nd EP 'Mass!ve' out 28th Aug.

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In A Sense

by trvss

this is the first track off our second album, New Distances.

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Pocket Toy

by BEDSIT

Hey ya'll. Pocket Toy is about being made to feel worthless and redundant by the people you love the most. It's being trapped while your love festers into sickening spite. It was also written, performed and produced by one man alone. So if you're a drummer / bassist in Yorkshire, hit me up!

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Everything I learnt about girls, I learnt from Captain Kirk

by An English Settlement

Hi all, we are An English Settlement from the East Midlands, UK. This track is from our debut e.p which was self recorded and produced. It takes a light hearted look at your typical keyboard warrior

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Shimmer Shade

by Royal Wedding

Hey guys! We are Royal Wedding. If you are looking for some energetic, unexpected tunes, check us out. We range from being emo and sad all the way to making bluesy-tunes about body parts. Our listeners never know what they are going to get from our new music!

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Insane

by 2 FAR SOUTH

Hello we are 2 FAR SOUTH a Grungy Garage duo giving a vintage sound an new school identity! This is our song called "Insane" We recorded it in our jam spot. We hope you enjoy it.

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All Talk

by Healthy Junkies

Hiya. This is Healthy Junkies. All Talk is the name of our forthcoming new single. We are calling out the lies, deceit and layer upon layer of Bull Sh#t that people are being subjected to. The fake news, the denials, the empty promises.

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River Phoenix

by Medusa

This is the 3rd track from the new album In Bed with Medusa. Recorded by Steve Albini.

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Soma

by District 13

District 13';s aim to infuse Heavy Metal and Punk to create their own unique sound and have been described as a cross between Black Sabbath and The Ramones.

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Holly

by Twin Dive

Twin Dive's "Holly" is a blend of classic 90s alt guitar rock, fuelled with their dark, pan-Scandinavian heritage, served with small doses of bravado and a confident stage presence. They're hard to forget - and the lovely elder ladies starring in the video are so worth 4 minutes of your time! :)

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