The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of State Champs

My Tinder Date Ruined My Life

by Lawndale

G'day! We're Lawndale and "My Tinder Date Ruined My Life" is the opening track of our new EP, Letters to Iceland. The EP is all about recovering from a destructive breakup and "My Tinder Date" is the beginnings of the story - using paint and art metaphors to explain how poorly things can end up.

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Don't Let Me Die In New Jersey

by Proxy

“Don’t Let Me Die In New Jersey” is about the longing feeling of wanting to grow past where you have been your entire life. I wrote it from the perspective of someone who wants to die somewhere more beautiful and pleasant looking than a place they are no longer bound to. - Ryan Stolinksi

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My Serenade

by Sleep/less

The song is about the difficulties of having multiple things going on inside your head while also trying to help someone close to you and balancing the two struggles at the same time.

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Running On Empty

by Crown The King

Hey, we're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland. This is our new single "Running On Empty", it's the second track to be released from our debut EP "Groundhog Day" which comes out in February. The song serves as a reminder not to dwell on the past too much and to not let life pass you by.

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Johnny Cash

by This Side of Paradise

Hi, we're This Side of Paradise, based out of Nashville, TN! We are just two guys who grew up listening to emo and pop punk bands, and wanted to pay homage to some of the greats. We actually met in the elevator of our apartment building during lockdown, and created this band as a way to pass time.

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Groundhog Day

by Crown The King

Hey, We're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland and this is our new single "Groundhog Day". It's from our debut EP of the same name which comes out on February 2nd! If you like pop punk with gritty vocals and honest, open lyrics this might be the track for you.

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Nothing at All

by Sideline Heroes

Hey y'all! We're Sideline Heroes, a pop punk band from Nashville, TN and we're super excited for our debut EP to be released later this spring. "Nothing at All" is one of our favorites off of it and we're thrilled to share it with everyone!

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When You're Looking Like That

by Crown The King

Hey, We're Crown The King. We just released a cover of Westlife's "When You're Looking Like That". We did a cover of this track for TikTok earlier in the year and people liked it. We had already written a full arrangement and it was just too good not to release in full. So here it is!

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Melissa

by Crown The King

Hey whats up, we're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland and this is our new single "Melissa", it's an anthemic pop punk track about being there for someone in a time of need. This is our fourth single and the first track taken from our Debut EP coming later this year!

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Live And Let Go

by JUST LIKE US.

Based in Manila, JUST LIKE US. is an independent pop-punk band powered by anthemic choruses, melodic guitar riffs, and self-reflective lyrics. Genuine, relatable and honest their latest single, 'Live And Let Go' is a somber anthem for those experiencing burnout from their home, relationships—life.

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Fence (feat. Lizzy Farrall)

by Crown The King

Hey! We're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland. We just released our new single Fence, which features guest vocals from Lizzy Farrall (Pure Noise Records). This is our 3rd single and we're really proud of it, we'd love for you to check it out and let us know what you think!

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Indecision

by Relatively Calm

We're Relatively Calm! A pop-punk project based out of Atlanta. This song is important to us as it's a huge stepping stone in our production quality.

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Unbound

by Van Full of Nuns

Van Full of Nuns is a pop-punk/emo band from Dallas, Texas. This track, "Unbound," is an anthem of empowerment and living life to the fullest. It’s about letting loose and leaving behind any and all preconceptions and insecurities about yourself to become the best version of yourself you can be.

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Honey

by Crown The King

Hi, We're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland. This is our second single Honey, its an upbeat pop punk track about the pettiness that follows a bad breakup. We'd appreciate it if you checked us out and let us know what you think!

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Slipped Through My Fingers

by Down And Out

We are a 5 piece pop/punk band and we have finally followed up from our debut EP with a new song that has our first ever music video! This song is high energy with a catchy chorus and we had heaps of fun recording it. We hope you have just as much fun listening to it!

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Funny

by Give Me A Reason

After their debut album in summer 2019, Give Me A Reason decided to reshuffle the cards and approach the world in a new color. With new members, new music and a new concept, the band flew to LA to record the upcoming EP Vice Versa with Blake Roses of Pastel Recording Company.

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Empathy

by Goodfella

Hello, we are four-piece pop-punk band Goodfella and this is our first single of our upcoming EP, Hindsight. We just recorded with Seth Henderson at Always Be Genius Studios again, and really feel like every song from this EP represents our true sound after five years of being in the band. Enjoy!

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Sit Down

by Endless Season

Hey People, my name is Anthony and this is my project Endless Season and the debut single 'Sit Down' is officially out on July 10th. It's an upbeat track with a deep message about wanting to escape from a situation you feel trapped in.

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FOMO

by Night Hums

Hey all! We're Night Hums out of Baltimore, MD. FOMO is the first single off our upcoming full length record. We wanted to release an upbeat and positive approach to our current worldly situation. We hope it gets you grooving. Thanks!

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Over You

by Bronnie

This is basically a massive fuck you angry breakup song! We're a Liverpool based band who've supported bands such as Neck Deep, WSTR, WOES, etc. Enjoy!

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