The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Emo

Ache

My name is Rizkan from Jakarta, Indonesia. I have an emo band named Ache and we do adore some bands like Jawbreaker, The Weakerthans, and consume so much Asian Man bands like Tuesday, Warm Thoughts, Smoking Popes, etc.

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Paperfriend

We are Paperfriend, a band from Maidstone that puts out DIY emo music. We pride ourselves on our work ethic. Our music is energetic, emotive and dynamic – sometimes all in the same song. If you like Biffy Clyro and Jimmy Eat World, you’ll be well into Paperfriend.

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Sven

Sven are a four piece rock band made up of Steve (Vocals/Guitar), Joe (Bass/ Vocals), Jesse (Guitar) and George (Drums). Formed in Portsmouth, UK in 2017, they bring together a mix of shoegaze, grunge and emotion.

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Lapyear

With this release, we decided to take a more direct approach to stay true to our live sound and keep everything as stripped back as possible. The result has left us with what we think is our best work to date, and we’re stoked to putting it out with Venn Records

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Ache

My name is Rizkan from Jakarta, Indonesia. I have an emo band named Ache and we do adore some bands like Jawbreaker, The Weakerthans, and consume so much Asian Man bands like Tuesday, Warm Thoughts, Smoking Popes, etc.

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Overgrow

Hey we're Overgrow and we're an indie emo band from Columbus, OH! We just signed with Common Ground Records and released our debut single "The House You Made". Hope you dig it!

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Catch Fire

Catch Fire unveil new single 'Heist' today, from debut album 'Karma Owes Me A Lifetime Of Happiness' due 16th November on Rude Records "Heist is a song about depression and mental health. It’s about comparing everyone else’s seemingly happy state to yours, and the envy and sadness that can bring"

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Deryn Corff

Eh up, this is a new thing done by Joe (Plaids, Soul Structure & What Price Wonderland) and Tom (Mars to Stay). Musically I think we're going for somewhere between slowcore and mid 90s emo, but with some added reverb for good luck.

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pawncapture

We are pawncapture, a dynamic two piece band that likes to do things differently. We were inspired to write music through a shared love of Biffy Clyro’s third album Infinity Land

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The Let Down

We are a 5 piece from Reading, UK aged between 17-22. This is our first demo. We are trying to revive the pop punk / emo scene in the UK! Help us do that! Our demo is available for download from Soundcloud - only 100 copies are available.

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Berliose

Hi, We are Berliose, a new emo/alt-rock band from Hungary. We just released our debut album completely DIY, and also two music videos. Thanks for checking us out!

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Hi Punktastic! We're Overbite, a 5 piece pop punk band from Leeds. We're releasing our debut single "Weave" on Friday 7th September and we would love for you to hear it and (hopefully) share it!

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Matter Of Mind

Hey, We're Matter Of Mind, a 4 piece Alt Rock band from Stockport, Manchester. Our music is Loud, Pounding and carries's emotion, something a little different from what's coming out of Manchester at the moment. We're not your typical Manchester Indie Band

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hayfever

hayfever are Luke (ex-Chasing Traits), Josh (ex-Mathletics) and Kyle (This Party Sucks) It's an emo / dreamo project, based in Sheffield that's been in the making for some time. We take a lot of influence from Midwest emo and post-rock. This is our first track :)

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Bear Shoe

Hi there, we're Bear Shoe - an alternative punk / emo band from Guildford - Surrey. Here's a song from our debut self-titled and 4 track EP we've been working on over the year whilst studying at the University of Surrey. We're super pleased with it and hope you are too!

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Dusty Cubby

A-hoy There! This is Dusty Cubby, a Lo-Fi Emo Pop project out of Everett, Washington. Recorded with the worst possible production, songs contain topics ranging from Sadness and Depression to Smoking Weed and Hanging out with the boys! And much like the Wu Tang Clan, Dusty Cubby is for the children!

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Grass

Yo it's Grass, check out our music and we hope to see you at a live show! We have albums and mixtapes falling our our arses so keep a look out for some Grass to be in your ears soon!

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Holy Pinto

Holy Pinto return with a sparkling new sophomore effort perfect for the beginning of summer. Entitled Tales From The Traveling T-Shirt Salesman, this latest release from the Milwaukee-by-way-of-Canterbury-England indie pop rock project fronted by Aymen Saleh, picks up where their debut left off.

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Cemetery Drive

Hey everyone, We are pleased to give you an emotional mix of pop punk! Our new single tells of everyday emotions people will deal with. We hope you all enjoy!

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My Own Co-Pilot

My Own Co-Pilot is Michal Kosinski and Derrek Siemieniuk, who plays in Adalie and Save Empty Vessels. We have recorded these songs for people who like punk/emo/hardcore. Basically, songs with strong melodies sung with intense yet powerful vocals.

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