The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of weezer

Autumn Shade

by Happy Animal

Hi, Happy Animal here, The noise I make is described as Mancunian LO-FI FUZZ POP/Garage Rock. Like a shook up can of fizzy vimto. I have just dropped my debut single 'Autumn Shade'. Its fuzzy, catchy and heavy. I self produced, recorded and released this track from home during lockdown. Thankyou ✌️

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Lead Balloon

by Dude Safari

Hey peeps we're Dude Safari! A new Grunge-Pop band from Surrey in England. We've just released our second single 'Lead Balloon' a two minute thirty grunge punch to the iris. We really hope you dig it!

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Eat Shit Everyone

by Calm.

We're Calm. your new favourite little punk band from no where special! Eat Shit Everyone is a go fuck yourself anthem for the modern age, a rage charged punk rock slammer that starts hard and ends harder. We hope you dig!

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Dreamer

by Wild Spelks

Hey guys we are Wild Spelks! We make scuzzy alt-rock that is packed with a punch. Our new single 'Dreamer' is about recurring dreams and the funny feeling of these rich, vivid memories quickly fading to nothing.

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On My Way to You

by Varvara

Recorded live at a remote farmstead in the heat of Finnish summer, our upcoming 5th full-length Bad Acting Good delivers effortless and contagious summer joy through a helping of 90s-influenced guitar-driven rock.

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Bug Hunter

by Dude Safari

Hey! We're Dude Safari from Surrey. The band has been on the cards for say 7 years. But life and our other musical commitments got in the way. Then our life was extinguished and our other bands went bye. We're like a Weezer flavoured Capri Sun. FFO - Weezer, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Reuben

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The Haida Smile

by Whippin Shitties

Hey, we're Whippin Shitties from Boise, Idaho. We've been playing music together since 2017, but have known each other since middle school. We'd love for you to check out our new single The Haida Smile. If you like The Promise Ring mixed with Weezer and Modern Baseball we think you'll enjoy it.

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Just Another Animal

by Vegasettes

Hey guys! We are Vegasettes, a 5 piece Alt rock riffy band from South East Kent. This song is all about how we shouldn’t be judged on how we look when deep inside, we’re all just animals.

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What Went Wrong

by Molly And The Krells

We're an Australian punk rock band called Molly And The Krells, this track is about losing touch with a friend who refuses to let you help them get their life back on track.

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Hungover

by Bon Viveur

Looking for never-before-heard sounds? From a bunch of hot new young guns? This isn't it. This is however a return of pop punk to it's upbeat, self-deprecating roots with a huge chorus and a catchy riff to match. Back to basics pop punk, the lead single from new EP Character Building: out 4/9/20

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Jackie

by Hyperspace

“Jackie” is a power pop song about unrequited love and the first single off the 4th Hyperspace album ”Emulator.”

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Who wants to spend the summer with me?

by Toleco Dunes

Hi everyone. We're Toleco Dunes, bringing you some melodic pop punk to take with to the beach... or the kitchen. If you like this track, check out our album The Lost Girl on Bandcamp. Have a great summer!

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WE Went to the Zoo

by Jovi Skyler

Greetings and salutations! Punk, alternative rock with an early '90s spirit and a hint of psychedelia. "We Went to the Zoo" is a new single off my debut EP. The track is about unrequited love, and it’s conflicted. It’s about caring and not caring, and then just being engulfed by those feelings.

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Bully With a Bat

by The Great Heights Band

The band has just released it's third work, "Cabin Fever" back in April 2020. The Great Heights Band is known for a highly energetic and polished live show, songwriting that blends the best of pop, punk, and alternative rock, and creative DIY music videos.

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Greenhorn

by XOAN

We are XOAN from Athens and we recently released our debut record, “Greenhorn”. Sonically we tried to attempt a fresh approach on the sound that takes us back to when we all first started to really love music. So far, people tell us that it’s a great summer road trip companion. Enjoy! 🙂

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Electric Gold

by Pure Grief

We are Pure Grief, a rock band from Caithness, in the north of Scotland. We are committed to making catchy guitar music, because guitars are still cool, right?! 'Electric Gold' is the first single to be taken from our upcoming debut album 'Loyal To No One, Local To Nowhere' out 10/07/20.

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Money

by Mo Mac

If you hadn't of guessed, this track is about money, bankers, people in power and how they all become greedy!

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Calling All Demons

by Green Claws

Based on Dante's Inferno, Hell is For Hugo is a concept album about a Halloween trick-or-treater who accidentally finds a portal to Hell! In this song, Hugo unwittingly follows a group of demons to the underworld, and features the kind of super-catchy choruses you'll find throughout the album!

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The Girl Worth Getting Out Of Bed For

by The Magic Eye Pictures

This is our homemade video for our song 'The Girl Worth Getting Out Of Bed For' which is out this week. In the video, our drummer Jonny plays a lonely astronaut in deep space looking for love on a dating app. Will his love survive the soul-crushing emptiness of space?

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Sedatives and Alcohol

by The Travis Waltons

Hello, we're The Travis Waltons from Bristol, UK, and we sure hope you like to kick it. We're putting out our third DIY album 'Death Throes' on 29th May and this is our new lockdown montage video, featuring the legendary Dave Benson Phillips, Joanna Angel and a bunch of our friends and peers. Pre-order the album here: https://thetraviswaltons.bigcartel.com/

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