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Otoboke Beaver おとぼけビ～バ～are a punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan. The band’s name is taken from a local ‘Love Hotel’ and they describe themselves as: ‘‘Japanese girls ‘knock out or pound cake’ band’’.The band consists of Accorinrin (Lead Vocal & Guitar), Yoyoyoshie (Guitar & Vocals), Hirochan (Bass & Vocals) and Kahokiss (Drums & Vocals). Most recently after kicking things off at this year’s SXSW music opening party and a run of wild showcases, the band released new album "ITEKOMA HITS" in April on Damnably, receiving widespread praise from the likes of Pitchfork, Stereogum, NYLON, BrooklynVegan and many more.They made their European debut at Lowlands Festival in The Netherlands, appeared as part of the line up at Koyabu Sonic Festival in Japan.
Recent converts include Krist Novoselic, Tom Morello, Anthony Fantano & Mac McCaughan (Superchunk/Merge).
Their latest single 'yobantoite mojo' was created for the opening theme of the Kansai TV comedy drama 'Susumu Inomata and 8 Mojo'.
In 2020 the band have European/Asian Tours to be announced as well as a new album.
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