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+ Drinking Boys and Girls Choir
Otoboke Beaver are a punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan. The band's name is taken from a local ‘love hotel’. They kicked off 2019's SXSW festival opening party and played a run of wild showcases, then released new album 'Itekoma Hits' in April 2019 on Damnably, receiving widespread praise from the likes of Pitchfork, Stereogum, NYLON, Brooklyn Vegan and many more.
“Sheer calamity and deliriously fun… recalls a lineage of patriarchy-scorching girl-gang shrieks” Pitchfork
“Their Riot Grrrl attitudes and passion for noise-rock make them stand out as true renegades in the underground scene.” i-D
“Punk is rarely this charmingly vicious.” NPR Music
“A rhythm-twisting, no-nonsense, Japanese girl gang more than worthy of an invitation into the riot grrrl scene” Stereogum
“Vicious but tuneful punk-rock assaults’’ AV Club
“A wild, raging knockout“ The Fader
“For those of us who missed riot grrrl at its true peak” The 405
Drinking Boys and Girls Choir are a three-piece from Daegu, South Korea, formed through a shared love of drinking, skating and punk. Inspired by Daegu's 90s-00s hardcore punk/indie-rock scene before it moved to Seoul. They DIY produced their 18 track debut album 'Keep Drinking' on Damnably/Electric Muse in 2019.
"WOW! That was good, right?!" Iggy Pop, BBC 6Music
“If 2018 was the year K-pop finally breached the gates of the U.S. mainstream, the South Korean power trio Drinking Boys and Girls Choir are helping light a similar fire for K-punk this year.” MTV
“...Between all the shouting, soaring guitars, and drum smashing, there’s no way that your body won’t feel recharged after having such an angsty song on blast.” Highsnobiety
“The instrumental prowess is just absolutely insane...” Stereogum