The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Alt-Rock

Out Of Control


Hey there we are FOXHAUNT an ALT ROCK band from York UK! We promise after hearing our new song "Out Of Control" you will be singing the chorus over and over again. Out Of Control is a song about unleashing those moments of ups an downs that overwhelm us! Give it a listen!

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Do It Again

by Glass Waves

We are GLASS WAVES and we have just dropped a firecracker of a single entitled Do It Again. Check out this visualiser to coincide with this stunning track. We take from the likes of Don Broco and Queens of The Stone Age, through to Bring Me The Horizon.

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American Podcasts

by Brunch

American Podcasts is latest single from London noise outfit Brunch. After months of the demos gathering dust on the band's gdrive, and after narrowly escaping New York following a semi-disastrous US tour in March, days before the apex of the pandemic, the band decide to get these songs out ASAP.

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Working Machine

by Perfectparachutepicture

We are comprised of bassist Edward James and Kyle Ernest on drums and lead vocals. We bash out brash, grit rock framed by muscularly riffery and melodic energy. Check out our new single, Working Machine

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by Mouth Culture

hey! we're Mouth Culture, we're an alt/indie rock band from Leicester (UK). we've just released our new track 'sink' and we think you'll dig it. it's a hectic blend of 80's influenced alternative guitars and synths with big vocals and drums that smack you in the face, it bangs. come give us a try x

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Back in the Day

by Kepler

Wood shed post-punk garage band alt-rock. Check it.

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Nature's Curse

by Mawpit

Hi we're Mawpit, an Alt-rock/Grunge power trio from Cardiff. Our debut track, Nature's Curse, is a heavy-hitting political anthem about the bushfires that devastated Australia. Expect colossal fuzz filled riffs, powerful euphoric vocals and a catchy as hell anthemic chorus! Hope you enjoy!

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Cardboard Box

by Squidge

We're Squidge, a four-piece comprised of silly sad punks. Today we released our new track, Cardboard Box, which covers a deep self-reflection of a person's life from their deathbed. It's not all doom and gloom though as the track is 3 minutes of killer riffs, breakdowns and monstrous choruses! Enjoy!

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Hey Guys - We're PARLA, just a couple of mates from Cardiff making as much noise as possible. We've just released our second single 'Sick' and we've got loads more music in the pipeline! Its ambient, dirty and one of our favorite tunes live, maybe it can be one of yours too! Give it a spin x

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By Your Side

by Dead Reynolds

We are Dead Reynolds and we have just dropped our spanking new single and video for 'By Your Side'. The track is prised from the our sophomore EP, 'Frontier'.

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Muddy Waters

by Pale Oaks

Hi guys! This is our first single from our upcoming album that will be out later this year. Musically we draw from a lot of artists we love like Jimmy Eat World, Paramore, Mew, & many more! Lyrically it deals with mental health issues, specifically depression & how it affects every relationship one has.

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by Coping

Hey guys, we're a brand new band from Leeds called Coping. We're all just having fun and writing songs that we love so hopefully you will too so please check us out.

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by Dohny Jep

We are Dohny Jep and we compress influences stemming from Don Broco and Bring Me The Horizon to The 1975. Our debut album, L.U.S.T, arrives on Friday 10th July. This is our brand new single and video for the track, Dreamer.

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Kein Licht

by Hot Sunday Blood

Turin based Hot Sunday Blood’s mesmerizing sound primarily comes from the heavier sphere of grunge/alternative metal. Their recently released third album, Kein Licht is a journey about psychological human condition seen through a young woman's eyes.

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by Mummy

Yo, Mummy here. Four piece band from South London tearing it up with a new EP. The lead track ‘Shovel’ is a dark journey digging through life, striving to find the gold without getting too filthy.

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by Northshore

Hey! We're Northshore, a 5 piece Pop-Punk/Alt Rock band from Middlesbrough/Carlisle/London. This is our new song called "Fairweather" it's about people who only use you for their own personal gain then disappear when they have no use for you anymore, and we've all known someone like that right?

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by Corpulent Provocateur

Brown is a song that reflects on the problems associated with alcohol addiction

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Haunted House

by Feed The Fire

Haunted House is the debut single for Feed The Fire. It is a guitar driven,contagious and hooky anthem of a track with a driving bass line and pounding drums throughout. The vocals are raspy but coherent and catchy with plenty of sing along melodies.

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Force You

by Gloo

GLOO are excited to share their new video ‘Force You’ and announce their signing to Hassle Records, reissuing their critically acclaimed album ‘A PATHETIC YOUTH’. The album will be available physically for the first time on a limited run of opaque red vinyl & CD on November 29th 2019.

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Bromidic Thrills

by Imperial Wax

Imperial Wax, the four-piece (which includes three 11-year veterans in the longest serving and last line up of The Fall), proffer otherworldly primal noise rock that’s both animalistic and shamanistic. Sharing news of a brand new single, "Bromidic Thrills" and UK Tour dates in Nov 2019

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