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OTOBOKE BEAVER are a punk-rock-garage quartet formed at their University’s music club in Kyoto, Japan. The band consists of Accorinrin (Lead Vocal & Guitar), Yoyoyoshie (Guitar & Vocals), Hiro-chan (Bass & Vocals) and Kahokiss (Drums & Vocals).
Acco's off-kilter self-taught compositional and confrontational performance skills, together with the band's incredible musicianship make for a thrilling and unmissable live act.
Damnably Records released the compilation OKOSHIYASU!! in 2016, which was championed on BBC 6Music & XFM. 2017 was a breakthrough year for the band, with attention from Pitchfork, NPR, i-D and The Fader and more. 2018 saw them travel over 24,000 miles in a week on a brief UK tour that was bookmarked by slots at Coachella.
In 2019 the band released ITEKOMA HITS receiving widespread acclaim. In 2020 the band quit their day jobs to embark on a world tour. They completed a mostly sold-out two week tour in Europe and were getting ready to start their debut US tour when the Pandemic hit.
In 2022 the band released SUPER CHAMPON, played to thousands at Primavera, Roskilde & Fuji Rock festivals. Currently, they are touring North American with 14/18 SOLDOUT shows.
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