The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Post-punk

Laundries

by M(h)aol

Hi there, we're Irish intersectional feminist post-punk band M(h)aol. We've just released our new single 'Laundries', our first release after a five year hiatus. 'Laundries' recounts Ireland’s history of Magdalene Laundries, the oppressive institutionalisation of women and girls.

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"Give The Ghost To Me"

by Science Man

Buffalo, NY’s lab rat Science Man is back with a new LP "Science Man II". Think if Hot Snakes started playing only basement gigs with weirdo hardcore bands after listening to Big Black and Judas Priest in the van all day.

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Broken Memories

by Dead Rituals

Hi! Dead Rituals is a band with a focus on playing melodic punk rock, spiked up with other elements, such as dreamy textures and other atmospheric sounds. Our music is somewhat dark, but not gloomy, and still energetic!

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CONSTANT STOBE

by COME

We are a band called COME We are a 2 piece Post Punk/Hardcore outfit from London. Born from the energy of being stuck inside for 8 months and producing music made for the soul intention of Popping off at a show. we have a new track out called CONSTANT STROBE, Dark,Heavy and shouty.

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Blue is the Color

by Beltalowda

As the great Nina Simone once said, "An artist's duty is to reflect the times." This is us reporting for duty. From our upcoming socio-political EP "Unheard Language." Thanks for checking it out.

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Brûle

by Versari

French post-punk three-piece Versari are delighted to announce the UK release of their emotive third album, Sous la Peau, out on 16th November 2020 via Good Deeds. To announce the release, Versari have unveiled a three track set including album tracks 'Brûle', 'Des Images' and 'Plus de Tristesse'.

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Anything

by Black Market Heart

Black Market Heart includes former members of the Los Angeles garage band The Lords of Altamont and noise pop band Honeymoon Screams.  Taking their cue from bands like The Jesus and Mary Chain, Joy Division, and A Place to Bury Strangers, this is post-punk noise from Los Angeles.

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The Equidistance

by Pulse Park

Hi, Pulse Park are four men who met some time ago on an arctic expedition in Qikiqtaaluk/Canada and released their first EP this year. The Equidistance is hard to fit into one genre. It has the driving rhythm of an indie rock track, mixed with the sheer boldness of a noise-rock headbanger.

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back to normal

by Paranoid Visions

Hey... we are Paranoid Visions.... we are the longest serving punk rock band that Ireland has produced! We also have an alternative identity as Steve Ignorant with Paranoid Visions where we have teamed up with the Crass vocalist to record 3 albums and 3 singles!

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Με Νεύρα

by Μινέρβα (Minerva)

Με Νεύρα is a phrase in greek that stands for "with nerves" or "with anger" if you prefer, and it was the first track ever composed and rehearsed by the band. Basically it describes the anger and frustration we are filled in, during the daily anxious routine in the city of Athens.

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Fate of the Animals

by Winternationale

New music from Melbourne post punk duo, Winternationale. Called 'Fate of the Animals' this new single is a meditation on Franz Marc's famous painting which that seeks to capture something of the work's urgency & disquiet.

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Atheist's Itch

by All Those Ghastly Cavities

This track started as a picture poem, then became a Farfisa Organ sketch, then a pedal steel and flute improvisation before exploding into this final pared-down, punked-up version when we came together as a band to play Blyth Power's Ashes in 2019.

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Forever

by Folk Devils

FOLK DEVILS are about to unleash their first new music in over three decades with the ‘Forever’ EP, featuring two new songs “Forever” and “My Slum Soul” and an adrenalized new version of an old live favorite “Ink Runs Dry”. This is '80s post-punk energy reborn with a new determination and swagger!

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Send for a hospital

by Tired Radio

'Send For A Hospital' is the second single off of Tired Radio's debut album 'Patterns', out now on Engineer Records. It's a brooding banger of a track written by Anthony Truzzolino and fuelled by lifelong struggles with depression and anxiety.

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Making Plans

by Tired Radio

A bruising, melodic journey down the paths less travelled, 'Patterns', Tired Radio’s debut album, infuses volume, power and infectious choruses with the energy, independence and autonomy of punk rock to deliver blue collar, Americana flavoured anthem after anthem after anthem.

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S.M.A.S.H.E.D

by Mark Hex

This is a tale about fascists coming to town and being sent home with their tail between their legs.

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I Am Result

by DEH-YEY

I AM RESULT focuses on a journey through numerous foster homes and a lack of belonging. The neglect turns into a life of Juvenile repeat offending, the 2minute 33-second mark Cash Burns (Singer) bellow’s out the lyrics “keep your back up! hold your knife up!”

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Model Slashes Actor

by The All Black Cast

Hi friends! We are a band from San Jose, Costa Rica influenced by Gang of Four, Jesus Lizard and Gary Numan. Our featured track is Model Slashes Actor. Enjoy!!!

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Young Lost Rebel

by Jon Crabb

Hey guys! My name is Jon Crabb, I am a rockabilly/punk musician and I have just released this single of "Young Lost Rebel" only earlier this week! It's about the frustration and confusion a young person feels when joining a rebellious gang or organisation, and questions their purpose. Enjoy!

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Tequila Sunrise

by Hollow Graves

Toronto post-punk rockers Hollow Graves emerge from the darkness with “Tequila Sunrise,” the first single from their most fully realised project to date. The song sees the band shifts the balance from their post-punk origins to a more melodic indie rock sound.

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