The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Wire

Supermind

by Low Praise

Low Praise's music is infused with nods to 70’s post punk while bringing new hook-filled energy to their sound. The video was shot and edited remotely during lockdown, using footage from video artist McHank plus images from the band members’ phones. Enjoy!

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Blockhead

by ALL HITS

Hello, we are ALL HITS from Portland Oregon and we're stoked to share this song Blockhead with you since it's the first song from our upcoming LP on Iron Lung Records! Thanks a million.

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City

by Who Killed Nancy Johnson?

We're a four piece from Reading with a good reputation live but less so for recordings. We got fed with sterile, polite studios. So we spent £400 on DIY gear and booked a village hall in Oxfordshire for a weekend, and recorded an album. I SEE SIX is out June 2020. This is the second track.

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Book Of Shame

Book of Shame is Pete Boyd Maclean (Award-winning video director and co-creator of New Orders ‘Blue Monday’ amongst others) and Gary Bridgewood (Multi-Instrumentalist who has toured the world with acts like The Real Tuesday Weld, Michelle Stodart))

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Red Mass

This is Montreal art punk collective Red Mass with over 100 collaborators. 'Kilrush Drive" is our latest surreal post punk odyssey produced by Jace Lasek (Besnard Lakes), Mingo L'indien (Les Georges Leningrad) and producer Martin Bisi (Sonic Youth, Herbie Hancock)

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Who Killed Nancy Johnson?

We're Who Killed Nancy Johnson? We stand at the front when you're playing and at the back when the small talk starts. 'Pretending to Like People' is what happens when we try to make conversation.

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The Slumdogs

The Blackpool lights just started shining brighter with the introduction of The Slumdogs. Freshly signed to Gary Powell’s (The Libertines) label 25 Hour Convenience Store, the 4-piece are about to release their debut 6-track EP ‘Where’s Your Sanity?’ this November 16th!

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Mr Wu's Pigs

Hi there. Mr Wu's Pigs takes the DIY punk ethic fully to heart by being, essentially, a solo project with occasional collaborators. "No Apologies" is the opening track from debut album IT IS WHAT IT IS, which came out at the end of September. Thanks for listening! xoink

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Rad Max

Rad Max is a hard-edged trash pop band from Portland, OR. Voted most likely to play the music for a training montage in a Stallone flick, they sing preposterous and catchy songs about mall culture, neurological disorders, ghosts, Tom Hanks movies, and love.

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