The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of garage-rock

Autumn Shade

by Happy Animal

Hi, Happy Animal here, The noise I make is described as Mancunian LO-FI FUZZ POP/Garage Rock. Like a shook up can of fizzy vimto. I have just dropped my debut single 'Autumn Shade'. Its fuzzy, catchy and heavy. I self produced, recorded and released this track from home during lockdown. Thankyou ✌️

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Hi There! Our song is called Metamorphosis, we consider it a scream of rage against the reality in which we live in, representing the summit of the unavoidable transformation of humans into a machine. Hope you like it!

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Rest in Profits

by Sour Steve

Hey everyone, I'm Sour Steve announcing my second full-length record: Life in a Cage. After the success of my debut album: Age of Disconnection, I have been very busy creating the sequel album. Rest in Profits is the first single off my upcoming album and I hope that you enjoy it!

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Downright Sin

by Thousandaire

Sup? We are Thousandaire from Atlanta and this is the second single off our debut LP. It’s to the point, with a sharp hook, a rippin' fuzz guitar solo, and a requisite-yet-oft-overlooked tambourine track. Hope you like listening as much as we love playing it.

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We're WRECK and this is our new single Toyboy, the only track to feature and be pre-released as a single on the new EP; Satisfied?. An enthralling follow up 4-track EP which features the immaculate production of Tarek Musa of Spring King (Circa Waves, Gengahr, The Big Moon).

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8 A.M. Classes Suck

by Ackerman

Hey all! Solo emo-punk project from Long Island, NY with a track from my debut full-length record! This is a fun one about meeting a rebound hook-up on a bus ride to class in college, and the meaningless, hopeless-romantic antics of college life. Hope you enjoy! Really proud of this one.

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Runnin' Out Of Time

by Thee Cha Cha Chas

We are Thee Cha Cha Chas. We are a 2 piece band from Australia, we are coming over to Europe soon. Hope we can party with you!

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Get Away

by Ditches

New Single 'Get Away' out now! Recorded in New York in 2019 by Jeff Burke (The Marked Men/Radioactivity/Lost Balloons). Album is set to release in spring 2020 on Drunken Sailor Records.

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Thank You

by Everett Tea

Hey!! We're Everett Tea and we're from Portland, Oregon! We are a pop-punk/alt-rock band with influences from metal, pop-punk, indie pop, Midwest emo, and alt-rock mixed together into your tea bag, and hopefully your ear buds. ;) We hope you enjoy our single, 'Thank You', from our upcoming EP!!

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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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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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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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