The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Garage Rock

Welcome to Analog City

by Sleep Year

Sleep Year is the solo project of Max Mueller, a 17-year-old from a Minnesotan suburb. In a lo-fi mix of power pop and post-punk, Mueller metaphorically expresses the boredom of his years spent in dystopian suburbia with the song Welcome to Analog City.

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Stoned Ape Theory

by Muskrat Meadows

Hello! This is Rebecca on behalf of Vancouver band Muskrat Meadows bringing you their debut single "Stoned Ape Theory" The band paired up with animator Benjamin Christensen on the music video to elevate the track to a new level with chaotic visuals.

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Rustle and Racket

by Separatr

After spending years working with various drummers in our first band, The Shows, we've struck out on our own. In our backyard recording studio, we write and produce all our own music and make way more noise than two people should (with the help of our Roland SPD ONE WAV). -Stephanie and Joe

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The Thrash Blues

We've finally got the sound and energy of our live show on record with our new single 'Halo'. It's full of the riffs and hooks we love to play and it's the kind of song that'll wind its way into your brain. So far the reaction to it has been fantastic. We're looking forward to releasing more soon.

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The Hospital Flowers

Hello! We are The Hospital Flowers. We make loud, energetic & raw music, influenced by many amazing artist of the past, trying to create our own sound. We just got our second single out and we hope that you can rock it as loud as possible.

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Bikini Islands

Howdy folks! We're Bikini Islands - a 4 piece indie garage rock band from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. We just wrapped up recording a few of our most eclectic and energetic tunes yet. 'Vines' is our latest single hot off the press on 4/12/19! We debuted a music video for that as well a few days ago.

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Imperial Wax

Imperial Wax (formed by three 11 year veterans of the longest serving and last line up of legendary band, The Fall) are pleased to present their debut album "Gastwerk Saboteurs", delivering twelve memorable songs showcasing their distinctly vital and infectious blend of post-punk and garage rock!

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DOGMATIC

Hey you, we are DOGMATIC, we make loud music and with think you'd like it. It's sat somewhere between garage rock and punk, but we'll let you make up your own mind. A friend said this track sounds like if Limp Bizkit were garage punk. We still don't know if that was a compliment or not...

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Lauren Lakis

Hey! I'm Lauren Lakis and this is my new single 'Right Now'. It's about the heaviness of the present moment, the constant energy required to operate in the here and now, how simple existing can be such a struggle sometimes.

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Javabuzz

Hi, we are a garage punk band with a touch of electronics inspired by classic and new US garage and UK punk bands located in Poland. Our main aim is to play raw, energetic live shows, with fast beat machines, synthesizers and guitars.

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Puppet Kings

UK alt-rockers Puppet Kings are making new friends with their infectious sound that has earned the riff merchants comparisons to Foo Fighters and Guns N Roses. Puppet Kings have a new video for 'The Message' taken from their new EP, The Mountain, out 1st March.

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WASTE

We're Waste, a four-piece from Stevenage, UK. We dropped our new single ‘Run’ on 29th November 2018 via all digital platforms. Alex Baker of Kerrang! Radio said “fuzzed-out rock’n’roll…a sludgy heaviness reminiscent of Alice in Chains”

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Love Reptiles

Hey everyone! We are Love Reptiles from Kent! We like to make psychedelic, punky music full of passion. Give us a spin! Our new single "Gun" is now out!

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Motor City Crush

Hello World! We're the band 'Motor City Crush' from Detroit and we like to stomp out our own brand of exciting and energetic guitar-driven rock and roll. If you like gritty, sweaty, out-of-control R&R, we just may be the band for you. Hear it, and see it all at our website.

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The Blanks

Hello, we are The Blanks from Lansing, Michigan. We got our start as punk kids during the garage rock revival in the early 2000s and have now released our first album in 13 years. It's about getting older and coming to terms with your failures, but like, you can still dance to it, y'know?

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Flying Vincents

We started out as colleagues looking for a loud release to the boredom and stress of our office jobs, and slowly grew to become good friends and a band. We all have different musical influences, but all agree on the Misfits.

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The Ringleaders

Every few years a band will come out and grabs you by the throat as a wild bunch of coyotes. The debut album from this new superstar crew delivers a brand new batch of bruisers - as you can expect from Larry May. Prepare to have yo' ears scorched and yo' asses whipped, cauz this lil baby does KILL!

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Witchsister

Hi! We're Witchsister, an all-female, all-family band of shrieking garage rock banshees. Part punk, part rock, part metal, and all powerhouse, the darkly alluring sound of our music casts spells that enrapture listeners from start to finish.

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Lauren Lakis

Hey there! I am Lauren a romantic goth garage rock artist. Check out my new track Lead Us On.

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Scratch Buffalo

Hi! We're a garage rock trio and our album was released May 18. Hutch Harris of the Thermal's produced it! Our music is a combination of garage rock, 70's punk, surf guitar and deeply personal lyrics. We formed in 2014, and released EP's in 2016 and 2017.

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