The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Radiohead

Serial Experiments Black

by Misan Akuya

Serial Experiments is about Black, a young African American man and his journey through isolation, existential loneliness, racism, love, love loss, the power to overcome, strength, resilience and the fight for freedom.

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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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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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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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Lost In The Sauce

I am a disabled musician who has been releasing content centered around chronic pain, mental illness, drugs, and suicide.

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Kuri

Hi everyone, I'm Kuri and this is my new single 'Human Nature' - the single has a lot to do with taking an outside look at how we respond to difficulties. Enjoy!

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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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Bleach Boy

Our name is BLEACH BOY. We're from all over but sticking to Manchester. We were f*cking freezing filming that video so I hope people like it. It's our Debut Single and it's called Death Row.

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Dead Ground

Expressing an intoxicating sound that is raw, atmospheric and engulfing, DEAD GROUND strive to create music that holds true value built upon integrity and honesty. The alternative trio release their striking new single, We All Feel The Same, on Friday 12th October.

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Dead Ground

Expressing an intoxicating sound that is raw, atmospheric and engulfing, Dead Ground strive to create music that holds true value built upon integrity and honesty. The alternative trio release their striking new single, 'We All Feel The Same', on Friday 12th October.

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Icarus Dive

ICARUS DIVE have racked up comparisons stemming from System Of A Down, Radiohead, through to Queen. The alternative crew have just released a new video for Hydra - https://youtu.be/t5JynOXANAw , which is lifted from the band’s new EP, Among The Thorns, out 21st September.

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The Magic Lotus

THE MAGIC LOTUS are an accomplished alternative garage rock duo whose 60s influenced melodicism is backed by a forceful grunge attack. Their new single, Let Music, arrives on 10th August

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Century Thief

The best description of us came from a sound engineer in Montreal, who called our sound trash lounge folk prog rock. Taking influence from the likes of Broken Social Scene, Elliott Smith, Radiohead, and Wilco, it seems pretty apt. We’re noisy and melodic, with a hint of salty nostalgia.

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