The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Preoccupations


by Moaning

What happens when an abrasive rock trio trades guitars for synths, cranks up the beats and leans into the everyday anxieties of simply being a functioning human in the 21st century? The answer is 'Uneasy Laughter', the sensational second Sub Pop release from Los Angeles-based Moaning.

For fans of


Greys took on a completely new direction for their third album, doing the exact opposite to what they've always known, by cutting their teeth into experimenting with warped samples, building atmosphere through reversed guitars and running their ruthless drums through amps.

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