The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of single-mothers

Bad Soup // Absurd Beast

by Dad Magic

Hello! We're Dad Magic! Bad Soup is a song about how the world is suffocating through the actions of an arrogant species who took agency over nature. Absurd Beast describes the feeling of the absurd. A constant struggle between purpose and the feeling of impermanence as described by Albert Camus.

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by Death Cassette

Death Cassette is a punk band from Winnipeg, Manitoba that blends elements of grunge and hardcore. The sound is melodic, high energy, and vocally driven and they've recently signed to High End Denim Records to release their latest effort - a 6 track EP entitled "Get Rid Of It."

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Over You

by frick.

Frick is a garage/lo-fi punk rock band from a bedroom closet in Salt Lake City, Utah. It was started in October 2020 and since then, they've released 8 EPs, 5 cassettes, a couple one-off singles, and they show no signs of stopping. Their latest EP came out on 1/20/23.

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The Drew Thomson Foundation

On the surface, "Break" is about a relationship, but in a broader sense, it’s about not being afraid of change and the possible consequences that can come from it. We had a lot of fun working with Alex Newport, and I think that comes through in the recording and the rest of the album.

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