The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of squid

8 Tonne

by The Liars Club

“We like music to make you feel something. We not only want the lyrics to open your eyes, but we want the music to bring out the fire in your soul. The Liars Club is not a place of violence or hate; it’s a haven for people to come to. We are theirs and they are ours.”

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Flaccid Passion

by Bethlehem Casuals

Bethlehem Casuals are a punk/jazz/psych septet based in Manchester. In 2020, the band will release their album 'The Tragedy of Street Dogs'. Throwing us a bone of what to expect, the Casuals deliver first single: 'Flaccid Passion', an orgy of exotic sounds that hit at a frenetic punk pace.

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Vinyl Staircase

Dorking based Vinyl Staircase had an amazing 2018, with a sold-out show at London’s The Lexington, support slots with Wolf Alice, Sunflower Bean and Swim Deep, international press and radio plays, and a summer of festivals including Boardmasters and TRUCK. This is their surf-rock new single.

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