The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Emo

Heart of the family

by Heavenly bleu

Hey guys I am heavenly bleu taking influence from early 2000s alternative emo bands and mixing that with a soft British touch

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The Witches

by Vampire Money

Hey! We're Vampire Money, where Halloween spends the rest of the year! This is "The Witches", the lead single from our new EP "Outcast Club"! If you like your emo spooky, then turn this up!

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Fuzz Aldrin: Lost in Space

by Dusty Cubby

Hi There, This is the newest song off of our newest single "Fuzz Aldrin." This song is about my dog travelling to Space to start a new life for himself away from the crazy place that is Planet Earth. Two other songs on this release are Everett and a cover of Josie by Blink 182. We Hope you enjoy!

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231

by Stage Moms

Stage Moms is a rock/emo band out of Moundsville, WV, whose frontman Gage recently lost the local venue he owned called Thunderbird's. Their new song "231" gives life to the loss, and has been their coping mechanism in putting all the pieces back together.

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I CAN ONLY SLEEP WITH THE LIGHTS ON

by Dan*

This is a song about that person who keeps you warm at night, once they're gone.

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Done Running

by Elm Tree Circle

It’s a semi-fictional story that emphasizes the theme of our upcoming album “No Fomo” aka no fear of missing out. Our sophomore album takes a spin at the modern phenomenon of never feeling enough in a world of constant connectivity in social media.

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exhausted

by A Tiger Made of Lightning

I'm Mike from A Tiger Made of Lightning, and this is my debut single! This song is about *gestures broadly at the current state of the world* and how to get through it. I think you'll be hooked in the first 30 seconds.

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Asleep at the Wheel

by Couples Therapy

Hey guys, we're Brighton-based Sparkle Punk sad boys Couples Therapy. This is our new single Asleep at the Wheel complete with DIY quarantine music video. It's an optimistic little song about obsessing over the past and learning to break cycles of anxiety. We hope you enjoy it!

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A Haunting In Two Parts

by ghostar

Ghostar is a blend of post-rock, emo, and alt-punk." A Haunting in Two Parts" mixes themes of fear and loss with a pulsing postpunk sound alongside twinkly riffs and postrock crescendos,

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Eyes Sewn Shut

by The Wildfires Projekt

The Wildfires Projekt creates modern anthems for a culture that has been shaped by mental health struggles, anger, fear and addiction. Debut EP 'From Which We Came' is out now on all streaming platforms.

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Trophy Girls

by Wild Once

Hey Punktastic, we're emo/alternative rockers Wild Once from Buffalo, NY. Our surprise sophomore EP, 'We Did It Anyway' is out now. We hope you enjoy our new single, "Trophy Girls"

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[Corpse Party]

by L'exqusite Douleur

Yerrrrr, check out our new song [Corpse Party] out now on all platforms. We hope to help on keeping this style of music alive and relevant in 2020.

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Uncle Jesse

by In Winds

Hey, this is Daniel Amaro, aka In Winds, from Colmbus, OH. I hope you enjoy my new EP, 'Everything Will Be Okay' is out now on Manic Kat Records.

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Stranger

by All Smiles In Wonderland

Hey everyone, we are All Smiles In Wonderland, a twinkle/emo rock band from Bath, UK. This track has been in the works for a couple of years now and it's great to finally release it, expect delicate atmospheric guitars, vulnerable lyrics before exploding into high energy punk. We hope you like it.

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You smell like Phys Ed

by Swimming

Combining elements of Emo & Math Rock, Swimming presents a sound that is both nostalgic and refreshingly original. Since the release of our debut EP we’ve spent many hours developing a sound that we feel best represents our vision. We believe we’ve finally found this sound on our recent release.

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The Opening

by Sprues & Runners

Hey Guys! We are Sprues and Runners from Providence RI. Please check out out new track 'The Opening' off of our album Trips to the Caribbean. “The Opening” is a good example of the jangly but acerbic guitar sound throughout the record and it has super-powerful guitar harmonies at the bridge.

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Set the Sails

by Lost & Faded

Hey everyone! We are Lost & Faded, an alternative rock band from Corpus Christi, Texas.
We hope you enjoy our new single "Set the Sails".

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Say So, Stay Sore

by Stick Figure Funeral

Hey, I'm Edward from Stick Figure Funeral. I'm actually the only person from Stick Figure Funeral, it's just my solo project. I recorded this track in my bedroom with my acoustic guitar and cello. I wrote it like three years ago but decided it was worth making a proper recording of. Enjoy!

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Weight Of The World

by Red Weather

Hey, we're Red Weather from Virginia Beach and we are really excited to share our new song Weight Of The World with all of you! This song has a lot of energy live and we think it translated well onto the recording. Thanks for listening!

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Together

by Waxflower

'Together' is a conversation between me (Tristan) and my anxiety. There was year long period of my life that was dominated by daily panic attacks and I wanted to capture the inner monologue that was happening. I’m still anxious, I always will be, but my relationship with anxiety has changed.

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