Punk Duo HYPER GAL Release New Record ‘Pure’ [Japan]

Springing from Osaka,Japan’s cultural center and historical heart, comes HYPER GAL, a two-piece band consisting of visual artist Koharu Ishida on vocals and noise artist Kurumi Kadoya on drums. The minimalist duo make maximum impact-stripping music down beyond the bare essentials, to create shimmering, no wave pop from blast-beat drums, glittery keyboard loops and ethereal bubblegum vocals – laced with velvet and firecrackers.

The band kick off 2024 with the release of “Pure”, previously only available in Japan and now available wordwide via SKiN GRAFT Records, who have a long history of working with Japanese artists, such as Melt-Banana, Koenjihyakkei, Space Streakings, Ruins, Yamatsuka Eye’s UFO or Die and others.

Commenting on their signing to SKiN GRAFT Records, the duo says: “It has been almost five years since HYPER GAL started its activities in Japan. These years have been very exciting. We’ve been fans of so many SKiN GRAFT artists… AIDS Wolf, Melt-Banana, Arab On Radar… The upcoming releases from SKiN GRAFT are a great opportunity to reach new audiences. We hope HYPER GAL will be a new musical experience for you. See you soon!”


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