The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of The Story So Far


by Relate.

We are pop-punk/emo (or "warpedtour-core" as I've affectionately named it) band from Denver called Relate. We released "Dreamland" last year and I figured I'd shoot it over to y'all. We definitely date ourselves with this track, it has much more in common with Brand New than it does with MGK.

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by Motionyear

Disarray is a metaphorical song describing a verbally abusive and controlling relationship through the lens of a plant that has been abandoned in a bedroom. The plant sits on the shelf, uncared for, and becomes covered with dust and lacking in water and nutrients.

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Paint Me Gold

by Down And Out

We're Down And Out from Adelaide! Paint Me Gold is written about a relationship that was born out of lies & deceit and ended the same way. Everybody said a relationship forged in the fires of cheating would never last - I thought I was smart enough to figure out a way around that... I wasn’t.

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by Bornside

Hi! We're Bornside from Lyon. “Somewhere” is the 3rd single from our first EP, “Light Rain & Dick Moves” released on 19/09/2022. It's about the questions we all have, every day. Whether it’s about our place in today’s society, our place in the workplace, in our family or in our group of friends.

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by Good Call

Good Call, an alternative emo band from northern Utah, has amassed a following both locally and globally with 20,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and shows that pack a punch and a venue.

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by If and When

Hey there! We're called If and When from Columbus, OH. I am TJ the sole member of the band. If you've ever gotten to a point in any time of relationship whether it be romantic or a friendship where you have just had it and don't care anymore this is what my new song "86" is all about.

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by Keep Your Secrets

Hey y'all! We're a pop punk band from DC called Keep Your Secrets. We've just released our first original song as a full lineup: a fast, heavy easycore track called "concussed." We were lucky enough to work with Casey from The Wonder Years on this track, and it turned out MASSIVE. Hope you dig!

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by Down And Out

We're a pop punk band from Adelaide and we just released our new track "Sidelines" that we're really excited to share with you! It's a song a lot of us can relate to, about how the rich get richer and the rest of us continue to work our fingers to the bone for those who profit off of it.

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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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by High Sierra Club

Hey there! "Stay" is the third of four songs that we recorded in Indiana with Seth Henderson (Knuckle Puck, Real Friends) and Skyler Acord (Issues, Twenty One Pilots). It's a moody Pop Punk ballad written in 3/4 time. I hope you love the track. I wrote it while at an emotional high.

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by Petrol Station

Hi! We have just released our new EP Tracy on 27th of August. We are alt-rock/pop-punk band from Czechia. We believe it would be cool to interest your listeners/readers with our new EP and we hope you´ll like it and give us some feedback! We would like to expand our new music even more!

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Off The Ground

by Neversaid

Hey, we're Neversaid! Off The Ground is the lead single featured on our debut EP 'Getting Better'. It was written about cutting out a toxic friend, and describes the anger, sadness and desperation of realising a person is having a negative impact in your life.

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In My Head Again EP

by GLD

We’ve put blood sweat & tears into this since 2020 unfolded. We love all good music no matter the form but to be able to make pop punk again & bring it into the future means the world to us. Thank you Kayzo and Welcome Records for believing in this project. 💛

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Back To Austin

by Halfway Atlantic

Song release: July 9 BACK TO AUSTIN maintains Halfway Atlantic’s signature emo aesthetic. “It’s an ode to a city, a person, a habit, a lifestyle,” explains vocalist Matt Warmuth. “It’s about throwing baggage overboard, leaving the past behind and setting sails into a new, unknown future.”

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Nineties Guys

by Feelbacks

Hey you beautiful people, we're Feelbacks, a pop punk from Rome, Italy. We're releasing our new single "Nineties Guys", which is about our angsty and tormented generation living in this fast-moving century, anticipating our new album "PARADOX".

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Sooner or Later

by Jumping Ship

Hello! We're Jumping Ship, a Pop Punk band from Normal, Illinois. Being in a genre that can sometimes feel a little cookie-cutter, we do our best to approach the genre with outside-the-box lyricism, structure, tone, and overall intention in hopes it creates a cool sound that doesn't feel overdone.

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Deep End

by Misplaced

Hey! We're Misplaced from Glasgow, Scotland! We released our debut EP in May 2021 and Deep End is our follow up single, its about as pop punk as it gets!! Hope you enjoy xo

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Hope Like Hell

by Suckerpunch

Upon first listen, the bright, pop punk guitars and infectious energy will paint a smile on your face. Underneath the sing-along exterior lies the somber yet hopeful message of battling and overcoming depression.

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Over & Over

by Bloodsport

Hey, we're Bloodsport... a Yorkshire based Pop Punk/Punk Rock quartet. We're super excited to release our next track 'Over & Over'... the song means a lot to us as it's the first song we ever wrote as a unit and we just really hope everyone enjoys the track as much as we enjoy playing it!

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