The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of The Story So Far

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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Stay

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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Tracy

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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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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Quarantine

by paper-jam

Hi guys! We're paper-jam, a pop punk band from Milan, Italy. The pandemic, ironically, brought us back together after 8 years to start working on a new project. The first song to come out is Quarantine all self produced, home recorded during the Italian lockdown of March 2020. check it out!

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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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If You Don't Matter, Nothing Does

by CATAPULTS

On I’LL BE HONEST, the band celebrates a stirring mixture of emo and skate-punk in the tradition of great genre representatives such as Spanish Love Songs, The Hotelier or The Wonder Years, but still achieves a new independent sound with an inimitable DIY attitude and an infinite joy of playing.

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Home

by From Here On Out

We are From Here On Out, a pop-punk band from Carlisle, England. This is our first single since our lineup change this year and we can't wait for you to hear it!

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Wouldn't It Be Nice

by Manic Year

We're three long-lost friends who reunited last summer to make cathartic music. When the pandemic hit, we switched to recording remotely. Our latest track is an irony-tinged cover of a Beach Boys classic. As long as there's an Internet, we plan to inject it with colorful punk songs.

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Long Goodbye

by Self Strength

Hey there , We are SELF STRENGTH pop punk band from Thailand , We released a new single called "Long Goodbye" We hope you enjoy with our song , Thank you so much.

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Stay Single

by Absent Friends

This is the first single off an album we’ve been working on since the spring of 2018. Our band is actually just the two of us, doing the work of many and we’re excited to share this track with you - we’re hoping it becomes part of your summer soundtracks.

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Lost On The Endless Sea

by Affidavit

Hello there, we're Affidavit (Alternative Rock - Paris, France)! This track brings together the most energetic influences of the band, from Hardcore Punk to Pop Punk, with an airy Math Rock outro. A lively mix of The Story So Far, Four Year Strong And And So I Watch You From Afar.

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