The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Alternative Rock


by Late Night Legacy

Leeds alt-rock collective Late Night Legacy are making their return with their powerful new single ‘Blame’. The band are no strangers to the industry and return stronger and stronger with every release.

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Hold On To Your Grudge

by Y!KES

Y!KES are a new alternative band formed Jan 2019. Our new music video involves a spooky adventure soundtracked by fuzzy, bouncy riffs, funky synths & howling vocals provided by new vocalist Oli Long who joined the band last month. It's one of four new choons from our debut EP coming Jan 2020. Y X

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Don't Think About Me

by Thieves & Lovers

Hey everyone, we're Thieves & Lovers and this is our new single "Don't Think About Me" from our EP Down the Line. We got a little experimental with this release, mixing country and blues into our melodic rock sound. Hope you like it!

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Make It Back

by Long Past Overdue

'Take It For What It Is' is the debut album of Long Past Overdue, a four-piece alternative rock band and music collective that is actually just one dude. Inspired by the 90s alt rock, punk, and emo, Gus Schiochet sings, plays all instruments, and produces all the music by himself. Hope you like it!

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Front man Peter Harrison comments on the song: “I actually wrote Josephine about 4 years ago. I don’t really write ‘em like this anymore, which is a shame, but I still love it—which is a miracle—because the other songs I wrote during that batch I don’t think much of any more."

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Sometimes When I Look At You... is the first single from the Danish alt-rock band’s coming album which is due to be released in January 2020 - their follow-up to their last album Gloria. Silque has already received quite a bit of attention from the Danish music media.

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We like making rockin' tunes with lots of distortion!

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Sub Pacific

We're Sub Pacific, this is our debut single "Can You" we'll be opening the main stage of the Isle of Wight Festival 2019 on Sunday 16th June. Our sound takes elements of rock and grunge incorporating themes of self-acceptance and personal hurdles in an eclectic way.

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Hey! We are Versa from Guildford, Surrey. We hope you enjoy our debut single! Act Natural is super driven track, with non stop riffs and energy, guaranteed to keep you on your toes! Something you wont want to miss live.

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Lou Z

Dragging, oozing, slow and vibe-y alternative rock music that draws on artists such as Lana Del Rey, Arctic Monkeys, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Fleetwood Mac.

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The Bourgeois

Oklahoma two-piece The Bourgeois have proven they’re ones to watch on the rock scene with previous releases being picked up by Alt-Press, The Big Take-Over, Atwood Magazine and sharing the stage with Eagles of Death Metal.

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Crooked Spies

Hailing from the heart of the new west, Calgary, AB, Crooked Spies are an emerging garage influenced four-piece drawing inspiration from all that the rock genre has to offer. Fronted by brothers Dylan and Steven Evanik there is a certain allure to the sibling’s enthralling live demeanour.

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Hey We are Feeze, a Pandeglang (Indonesia) -based Noise / Indie Rock group consist of Azi, Naufal, Alifian, Ikbal & Refan. Our performance and records are identical with layers of distorted & fuzzy guitar riffs, noisy feedback, unique sounds and effects, and streams of soft yet melodious vocal.

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Five AM

Hey Punktastic, We're Five AM from Illinois. Our new single, "Crazy", is a blend of angsty rock, hip hop grooves and exhilarating pop hooks. Hope you enjoy!

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Curtis Peoples

Singer/songwriter Curtis Peoples new single “Tidal Wave” featuring Holy Wars. The song was co-written by Vic Fuentes the singer of Pierce The Veil. Curtis has been busy writing with Vic for the new Pierce The Veil album. Curtis also co-wrote the Gold certified single “King For A Day”.

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Golden Plates

Howdy! Check out the first single off of Golden Plates new LP, Farewell to Zion, "You're Pretty, I'm Drunk".

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Hi we are Saboteurs from Lincolnshire UK. we are a misfit bunch of middle aged people who still have some great songs left to share. We mix a number of styles together and have a passion for lyrical content. We are partial to a good riff, wear our hearts on our sleeves and still have a tale to tell.

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Pale Lady

Greetings! We are Pale Lady, four rock fanatics from Wellington New Zealand with a totally rational moon obsession. We have just released a new track called 'Fear the Fun' which takes inspiration from baroque music and puts an energetic modern twist on it.

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Seth Canan & The Carriers

We are Seth Canan & The Carriers. We are a three piece alt band from Dayton, Ohio. We are emailing you today to share our new track "What's Happening To Me?" with you. If you like it let us know.

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Lake Acacia

Commenting on the single, the band said: “Desynthed is all about breaking out of a synthesised reality that you’ve created for yourself in order to keep the peace and avoid conflict, despite the fact that it isn’t what you truly believe in, and doesn’t really make you feel happy or complete.”

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