Shibuya-kei
Shibuya-kei (渋谷系, [ɕi̥bu͍ja-kei]) is a subgenre of Japanese pop music which originated in the Shibuya district of Tokyo. It is best described as a mix between jazz, pop, and synthpop.
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Chocolat (singer)
Chocolat (ショコラ, shokora) (born February 15, 1978) is a Japanese singer from the greater Tokyo area in Japan. Her first single, "Chocolat a la mode", was released in 1997 on Epic Records (Japan...
Cibo Matto
Cibo Matto ([ˈtʃiːbo ˈmatto], Italian for "crazy food") is a New York City-based band formed by two Japanese women, Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori, in 1994. Initially, the lyrics in their songs were prima...
Maki Nomiya
Maki Nomiya (野宮真貴, Nomiya Maki, born March 12, 1960 in Kushiro, Hokkaido) is a Japanese singer and musician. She released her first solo album in 1981, and worked through the 1980s as the lead...
Kenji Ozawa
Kenji Ozawa (小沢 健二, Ozawa Kenji) is a Japanese musician born in 1968 in Sagamihara, Kanagawa. His uncle Seiji Ozawa is a world-famous conductor. Ozawa's first claim to fame was as a member of the pop ...
Working for Vacation
"Working for Vacation" is the first single from Cibo Matto's second album, Stereo ★ Type A, released in 1999. B-side "Vamos a la Playa" was later included on the 2007 compilation Pom Pom: The Essentia...
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Fantastic Plastic Machine (musician)
Tomoyuki Tanaka (田中知之, Tanaka Tomoyuki) is an electronic music artist/DJ, better known by his stage name of Fantastic Plastic Machine. Tanaka is considered to be part of the Shibuya-kei moveme...
Buffalo Daughter
Buffalo Daughter is a Japanese rock group formed in 1993. The three main members are suGar Yoshinaga (ex-Havana Exotica) on guitar, Yumiko Ohno (ex-Havana Exotica) on bass, and Moog (later changed to ...
Yukari Fresh
Yukari Fresh (real name Yukari Takasaki (高崎ゆかり, Takasaki Yukari)), is a Shibuya-kei artist.
Yukari Takasaki was one of seventeen members of Tokyo's Escalator Records' first bands, Snapshot...
Yoshinori Sunahara
Yoshinori Sunahara (砂原 良徳, Sunahara Yoshinori, born September 13, 1969) is a Japanese producer and DJ. He was a member of the techno group Denki Groove.
Sunahara released Take Off and Land...
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Towa Tei
Towa Tei (テイ・トウワ(鄭 東和), Tei Tōwa, born September 7, 1965) is a DJ, artist and record producer born in Yokohama, Japan. Towa debuted as a member of Deee-Lite, from the U.S. label Elektra Record...
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Toshiyuki Yasuda
Japanese electronic artist and composer Toshiyuki Yasuda (安田寿之, YASUDA Toshiyuki) was born in 1973 in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture in Japan, and is a former member of Fantastic Plastic Machine.
Ya...
Plus-Tech Squeeze Box
Plus-Tech Squeeze Box are a Japanese electronic music band.The frenetic sound of their first album FAKEVOX (2000) is an example of the subgenre known as picopop, driven by rudimentary synthesized soun...
Pizzicato Five
Pizzicato Five (known as Pizzicato V from 1985–87 and often abbreviated to P5) was a Japanese pop group best known to audiences in the West in their later incarnation as a duo of Maki Nomiya and Yasuh...
Hirohisa Horie
Hirohisa Horie (堀江博久, Horie Hirohisa, born March 24, 1970 in Kanagawa, Kantō region) is a Japanese musician and multi-instrumentalist. He plays primarily keyboards and guitar.Horie is one hal...
Sushi 4004
Sushi 4004 is an album of various Shibuya-kei artists compiled by Le Hammond Inferno.
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Cornelius (musician)
Keigo Oyamada (小山田 圭吾, Oyamada Keigo, born January 27, 1969 in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese recording artist and producer better known by his stage name Cornelius (CORNELIUS(コーネリア...
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PopSister
PopSister is a Japanese monthly gal-shibuya-kei-oriented fashion magazine published by Kadokawa Publishing & Co.. Launched in 2010 as the "older sister" magazine of Popteen, PopSister is targeted ...
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B-flower
b-flower are a Japanese indie pop band formed in Kyoto, Japan, in the late 1980s. The band would be put under such banners as ネオアコースティック ("Neo-Acoustic") in Japan (see below), which refers to the sou...
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Cymbals (band)
Cymbals (シンバルズ) was a Japanese rock band active from 1997-2003. The trio was composed of vocalist Asako Toki (土岐麻子), bassist/guitarist Reiji Okii (沖井礼二), and drummer Hiroyasu Yano (矢野博...
Daishi Dance
Daishi Dance (born Daishi Suzuki (鈴木大士, Suzuki Daishi) in 1976) is a male Japanese DJ and record producer.
Daishi Dance performs in the heart of Sapporo, creating melodious house mixes tha...
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Coba (musician)
Yasuhiro "Coba" Kobayashi (小林 靖宏, Kobayashi Yasuhiro, born April 29, 1959) is a Japanese musician, accordionist, composer and arranger. His music has sold over 1,000,000 CDs. Yasuhiro started...
Scha Dara Parr
Scha Dara Parr (スチャダラパー, Suchadarapā), or SDP for short, is a three-member Japanese hip-hop group that formed in 1988 and debuted in 1990.
The group consists of two MCs, Bose and Ani, and ...