The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Pop-Punk

Cat's Cradle

by strayfare

Psst! Hey, wrote this song about my cat. It's off our new album Semi-formal. Sounds sick muted. Trust me.

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Dirty Mouth

by The Lockdowns

Hi Punktastic! We are The Lockdowns, a pop punk band from swampy Houston, TX. This is our first EP, we'd love for y'all to give it some love. Thanks!

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The Risk

by OCEANDVST

Hey there and thanks for your time! This is the first single out of our upcoming debut album and it was mixed by James Paul Wisner. It is a song about overcoming ourselves and fighting about what we feel it’s the right thing

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smudge

by Stay at Home and Die

Hi there! We are Stay at Home and Die, an emo band based in the West-Midlands who sound considerably less heavy than the name suggests. Our debut single 'smudge', blends alternative pop, emo and post-hardcore influences in one awesome 105 second track. :)

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Die Young

by the Cola Heads

"....Sit back, relax and turn it the fuck up!!!" - Julian Swift (lead singer & rhythm guitar for The Cola Heads)

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[Lockdown Cover] Fallen Leaves

by The Crooked

This is our twisted little version of the pop punk hit Fallen Leaves. We recorded and filmed our individual parts from the various countries we were locked down in: Canada, Germany and the Netherlands. As you can see, we took social distancing very seriously — 6500km to be exact!

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Anybody But Me

by Dial Denial

Hey! We are Dial Denial, an upcoming Pop Punk band aged 15 - 17 from Sydney, Australia! We would love for you to listen to our new track Anybody But Me as it's really energetic and is very catchy!

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Fall of '99

by Don't Panic

What happens when you have a few guys who grew up playing in punk bands but listened to classic and 90's rock? Apparently, Don't Panic and the song Fall of '99.

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Don't Go It Alone (feat. Alex Howard)

by Jim Ivins

Hi! My name is Jim Ivins, I am musician from Nashville and this year made an album called "Quarantunes," a multi-styled record featuring some killer Nashville guys. "Don't Go It Alone" features Alex Howard from Conditions/Sleeping With Sirens on vocals, as well as Ethan Luck from Relient K on bass!

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Runaways

by Wasting Time

Hey, we're a pop punk band from Toronto, Canada called Wasting Time. We've been an active band since 2017. 'Runaways' is the third single from our upcoming album. We believe that it is one of our best songs, as it's sincere, melodic and packs a punch.

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Spinning

by Jacob Wake Up!

Boston-based ska/punk musician and songwriter Jacob Wake Up! released his original pop-punk Hanukkah song “Spinning (Like a Dreidel).” Lover of all things bubblegum, Jacob is guitarist and songwriter for Boston ska band The New Limits, and bassist New England post-punk act The Roland High Life.

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Egocentric

by Death By Unga Bunga

This is Norwegian rockers new track from upcoming new album 'Heavy Male Insecurities', out in Feb 2021. 'Egocentric' is a beer-drenched banger about looking out for number 1.

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Whisky Eyes

by Hummer

Two engineers and an academic playing catchy, melodic punk music.

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Quarantine

by paper-jam

Hi guys! We're paper-jam, a pop punk band from Milan, Italy. The pandemic, ironically, brought us back together after 8 years to start working on a new project. The first song to come out is Quarantine all self produced, home recorded during the Italian lockdown of March 2020. check it out!

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Strikes and Gutters

by The Down and Goers

Hi, We are a punk rock-ish band based in Ann Arbor, MI looking to release an album during a pandemic... Smart? Possibly not, but life goes on. We like 90's punk rock and folk songs and this record sounds like both of those to us. Thanks for listening!

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Why (You In a Ska Band)

by Voluntary Hazing

We're Voluntary Hazing, a slightly chaotic band of 12 college marching band geeks that decided to play some rock music with our horns. This song is both a self-deprecating evaluation and a love letter to ska -- check it out and crank it up for any ska naysayers in your life.

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While We Wait

by Reuther

Hello team! We are Reuther from Detroit - Our new EP comes out on 1/1/2021 and it's quite a banger! If you like really catchy, melodic, upbeat and aggressive Pop Rock, you should check us out!

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Ruin Your Youth

by Grand Theft Audio

People tend to believe bands know what the fuck they are doing - but let me tell you, they don’t. It's just an urge. For us, the whole GTA story was exactly that - something brilliant from the past urging us to do something more, so after our epic 20 year hiatus, we're back and ready to party!

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The Jacklights

by The Jacklights

We're The Jacklights, from Boston, MA. Our debut, self-titled EP has something for everyone: 90s pop punk vibes. Surf vibes. A slow burning anthem. Relationship songs. A political song. A song about the Jonestown Massacre.

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Unbound

by Van Full of Nuns

Van Full of Nuns is a pop-punk/emo band from Dallas, Texas. This track, "Unbound," is an anthem of empowerment and living life to the fullest. It’s about letting loose and leaving behind any and all preconceptions and insecurities about yourself to become the best version of yourself you can be.

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