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Good Snacking: Peanut Butters’ “Kuso Poem”

Tokyo’s Peanut Butters description on SoundCloud reads “We like The Drums.” A simple statement and one that puts them in league with, well, dozens of other bands in the capital. While that affection comes through in other songs by them, “Kuso Poem” embraces a different vibe en route to some indie-pop sweetness. They deploy some string samples to add a touch of drama to a skippy beat and sung-together verses that conceal a bit of heaviness the music can’t totally mask. There’s plenty of reference points, but why settle for just one when you can celebrate how well they catch the spirit of the genre as a whole? Listen above.