The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of Post-punk

Sunbleached

by Antiguo

This is our most recent release and best displays the sound we characterise as Coldcore. Indie and post-punk influences meshed through our hardcore / DIY lineage.

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Bills and Pills

by The Clockworks

We are Alan McGee's latest signing to Creation23, The Clockworks. Bills & Pills has a strong, punchy dynamic, and brilliantly blended intense post-punk music with snarling kitchen sink observations. The track has an uncontrived, hooky chorus which will stick in your head for days!

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Get Lost

by Y Street

What do fur coats, owls and VB longnecks (Aussie Beer) have in common? They all act as major influences in the 5 piece Melbourne outfit that is Y STREET. The boys' sound ranges from surf rock to post punk with musical influences being reasonably vast throughout the band.

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From the Blow

by Rites of Hadda

We're Rites of Hadda! A London based anarcho-pagan-gothic-psychedelic witchpunk band, formed from a weekly jam session at a north London squat. Drawing inspiration from our diverse tastes we play a blend of heads-down occult-tinged street punk rock, with a melodic, pop edge.

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PLÅSTIC

Hi There, we're PLÅSTIC - because we are rubbish. - a dab of pop-punk, a sprinkling of alternative and a touch of indie, PLÅSTIC are a fiery three-peice in their embroynic stage. Their latest relase - 'Blue to Black', is a homage to pop-punk and bad life decisions.

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Drool

Comprised of Joey Rogers (vox/guitar), Martin Söderin (drums), Joe Bennison (bass) and Louis Greenway (guitar), Drool employ a palette of pummelling drum beats and discordant guitars to create a sound with the sky-scraping prowess of the 90’s grunge era and the wily spirit of 60s garage-pop records.

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SUE is a Noise Rock/Post-Punk/Punk Rock band from the West Midlands, England. Known for their wild performances and scratchy punk sound, they have been parading around with confidence and an obvious passion for what they do.

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Red Mass

This is Montreal art punk collective Red Mass with over 100 collaborators. 'Kilrush Drive" is our latest surreal post punk odyssey produced by Jace Lasek (Besnard Lakes), Mingo L'indien (Les Georges Leningrad) and producer Martin Bisi (Sonic Youth, Herbie Hancock)

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Cockwomble

We're Cockwomble, a 3 piece punk from Brighton. Our music has been described as joyous, furious, bitingly sarcastic, probably treasonable, but with dripping melodies, sharp riffs, hook-laden and super catchy whilst full of black humour. Punk for the modern age!

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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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Tidal Gloom

Tidal Gloom is the stranger in a trench coat in the alleyway covered in cigarette smoke who you can only see when the neon sign from the bar blinks on.

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Grim Streaker

An explosion of angular, post-punk from Brooklyn, NY.

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Roars Hunter

I'm an original artist from London. Punk-electronic, alternative rock, lofi-hiphop. Bit emo, bit political. FFO Gorillaz, 21 pilot. Described by Ticketmaster as "sounds like Michael Jackson covering Nine Inch Nails"

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Factheory

FACTHEORY are a band from the Brussels scene whose style is firmly in the post-punk movement, with a poetic side that stands out.

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Float Here Forever

Float Here Forever are a three piece alternative/punk/rock band from Detroit, Michigan. Buzzsaw guitars and intense percussion, followed up with deep bass and moody vocals Float restlessly pushes the boundaries.

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Obsidian

Greetings from the dark swamps of South Florida, a sunny place for shady people. We've just put out our first EP; four songs about existential crises, and misanthropy, check it out.

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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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Orations

We are a post-punk/new wave/college rock/whatever it’s called these days band from Buffalo, NY. With our new album we have built off our darker post-punk roots and delved slightly more into the realm of jangle/dream pop.

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The Gallery

THE GALLERY come at you from Wakefield with their own blend of alternative rock peppered with post-punk nihilism and razor-sharp hooks. The young upstarts have just released their new single, Pesticide, out now via Animal Farm.

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Balaban and the Bald Illeagles

We are a three piece rock band, who play raw, honest, alternative rock music with meaningful lyrics. Our debut album "Going Clear" is being released digitally on all major platforms on Friday 22nd March.

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