Bands/Musicians Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Ki/oon Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Ki/oon Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Ki/oon Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Ki/oon Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Ki/oon Records.

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acid android is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial rock, Industrial music, Alternative rock Acid Android is the solo project of Yukihiro, drummer of the Japanese rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel. They are signed to yukihiro's Tracks on Drugs label, a division of Ki/oon Records. Acid Android ...more

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Rhymester is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Rhymester Hip hop music, J-pop Rhymester is a Japanese hip hop group consisting of MCs Mummy-D and Utamaru, and DJ Jin.

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Asian Kung-Fu Generation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Asian Kung-Fu Generation, typeset as ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION, is a Japanese alternative rock band formed in Yokohama, Japan, in 1996. For nearly its entire career, the band has consisted of ...more

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Scha Dara Parr is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Scha Dara Parr Hip hop music, Hip Hop, J-pop Scha Dara Parr, or SDP for short, is a three-member Japanese hip-hop group that formed in 1988 and debuted in 1990.

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Chaba is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Chaba was a folk rock band consisting of three members. They formed in 1996 at the Osaka University of Arts and made their big debut in 2004 and were signed to Ki/oon Records. One of their more ...more

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Chatmonchy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, J-pop chatmonchy is a two-piece all-female rock band which consists of Eriko Hashimoto, Akiko Fukuoka, and formerly Kumiko Takahashi who are from Tokushima Prefecture on the island of Shikoku, Japan. ...more

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Denki Groove is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Experimental hip hop, Synthpop Denki Groove is a Japanese technopop group founded in 1989. Influenced by Yellow Magic Orchestra and Kraftwerk, Denki Groove is a part of Sony Music Japan's Ki/oon Records sublabel. Current ...more

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DOES is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
DOES Rock music, Garage rock, Alternative rock DOES is a three-piece Japanese rock band. DOES was formed in 2000 in the Fukuoka prefecture, where they continued to write songs and perform gigs until 2005. In 2005, some members left and the ...more

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Flow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock Flow is a Japanese rock band, that formed in 1998 and signed on to Sony Music Japan's Ki/oon Records label. Flow is a five-piece band made up of two vocalists, a drummer, a bassist, and a ...more

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Group Tamashii is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Music of Japan, Punk rock Group Tamashii is a Japanese comedy rock band. It was started by actors in a theatrical company called "Otona Keikaku" in 1995. Its original members were Hakai, Boudou, and Baito Kun. ...more

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Guitar Wolf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Rock music, Garage punk Guitar Wolf is a Japanese garage rock power trio founded in Nagasaki in 1987. The band is known for songs with piercing vocals and an extremely loud style of noise-influenced punk which ...more

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HOME MADE 家族 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
HOME MADE 家族 Hip hop music, J-pop Home Made Kazoku is a Japanese popular hip hop trio signed to Ki/oon Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music.

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Hyde is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Pop rock, Alternative rock Hideto Takarai, known exclusively by his stage name Hyde, is a Japanese musician, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor. He is best known as vocalist for the rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel, as ...more

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Joe Inoue is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Alternative rock Joe Inoue is a Japanese American rock musician signed to Sony Music Entertainment Japan's Ki/oon Records label. He was born and grew up in Los Angeles, California, to two Japanese immigrants. It ...more

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Ken is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock Ken is a musician and singer-songwriter, best known as guitarist of the Japanese rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel. He is also the leader, vocalist and guitarist of Sons of All Pussys and has released a ...more

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Kensuke Kita is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Indie rock Kensuke Kita is the lead guitarist and backing singer of the Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. Kensuke met fellow band members Masafumi Gotō and Takahiro Yamada while attending a ...more

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Kiyoshi Ijichi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Indie rock Kiyoshi Ijichi is the drummer of the Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. Ijichi credits the origin of his drumming ability to playing in marching bands in junior high. He met fellow ...more

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ナカコウ is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
ナカコウ Koji Nakamura is a Japanese musician who is most famous for being the lead singer/songwriter in the Japanese band Supercar. His music style in general involves drone-like guitar riffs and mixed ...more

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L'Arc-en-Ciel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, New Prog L'Arc-en-Ciel is a Japanese rock band, founded in Osaka in 1991. The group has sold over 15 million records and were the first Japanese act to headline at Madison Square Garden. In 2003, they ...more

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Masafumi Gotoh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Power pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock Masafumi Gotō is the lead vocalist, main songwriter and rhythm guitarist of the Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. Masafumi met fellow band members Kensuke Kita and Takahiro Yamada ...more

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May J. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Urban contemporary, Pop music, J-pop May Hashimoto better known by her stage name May J., is a R&B and pop singer from Yokohama, Japan. Born of Japanese, Iranian, and Russian descent, May J. made her major label debut under ...more

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Miki Furukawa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Miki Furukawa Miki Furukawa is a Japanese musician. From 1995 to 2005 she was the bass player and vocalist of the indie rock band Supercar. She released her first solo record in 2006.

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Moomin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Reggae MOOMIN is a Japanese reggae artist. Along with a number of colleagues, he is responsible for the growth and popularity of Japan's reggae scene. He is originally from Chigasaki, Kanagawa, and is ...more

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Nico Touches the Walls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock Nico Touches the Walls is a Japanese rock band formed in 2004. The band members are: Mitsumura Tatsuya as the Vocalist/guitarist, Sakakura Shingo as the bassist, Furumura Daisuke as the lead ...more

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No Plan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
No Plan J-pop NO PLAN is a Japanese konto style comedy group, and is also occasionally known for their music. The group is best known for appearing regularly on the late night owarai show, Uchimura Produce ...more

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Nokko is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, J-pop Nokko is a Japanese singer-songwriter. She was the lead singer of the band "Rebecca" which had a string of hits in Japan in the 1980s. She was born in Urawa, Saitama, as Nobuko Yamada. ...more

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Polysics is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpunk, Noise rock, Synthpop Polysics is a Japanese new wave and rock band from Tokyo, who dubs its unique style as "technicolor pogo punk". It was named after a brand of synthesizer, the Korg Polysix. The band ...more

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Prague is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Prague Rock music Prague is a Japanese three-piece rock band formed in 2006. In September 2009, they signed with Sony Music Japan's Ki/oon Records and made their major-label debut.

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Sid is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Ska, Rock music SID is a Japanese visual kei rock band, formed in 2003 and signed to Sony Records.

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So Cool is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
So Cool Rock music, Pop rock, Alternative rock So Cool is a popular Thai rock band from Phitsanulok. They've released 5 albums. The group also create Thai country songs in their album.

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SUEMITSU & THE SUEMITH is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Piano rock, J-pop, Power pop Suemitsu & the Suemith is a Japanese solo project headed by Suemitsu Atsushi. He performs piano and vocals for the project. Suemitsu is probably best known for performing the opening theme ...more

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Supercar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Shoegazing, Rock music Supercar was a Japanese rock band active from 1995 to 2005, and who made their debut in 1997. Consisting of composer and vocalist Kōji Nakamura, lyricist and guitarist Junji Ishiwatari, bassist ...more

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Takahiro Yamada is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Music of Japan, Indie rock Takahiro Yamada is the bass player and backing singer of the Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. Yamada met fellow band members Masafumi Gotō and Kensuke Kita while attending a music ...more

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Tamio Okuda is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll Tamio Okuda is a Japanese singer, songwriter, and producer. He started his career in 1986 as a member of the band Unicorn. After Unicorn broke up, Okuda moved on to a solo career in 1994 with ...more

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Tetsuya is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop rock, Power pop, Alternative rock Tetsuya is a Japanese musician, best known as the leader and bassist of the rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel. Formerly known by the stage name tetsu, on December 1, 2009 he started to use his birth name. ...more

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The Babystars is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
J-pop, Music of Japan The Babystars is a Japanese rock band. The band is signed onto Sony Music Japan's Ki/oon Records label. They came out with the song "Hikari e" in 2002. This song is known as the third ...more

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Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Unicorn is a Japanese rock band, formed in 1986, consisting of Koichi Kawanishi, Tamio Okuda, Isamu Teshima, Kazushi Horiuchi, and Yoshiharu Abe. They reunited in 2009. There was another band ...more

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X Japan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by Yoshiki and Toshi. Originally named X, the group achieved their breakthrough success in 1989 with the release of their second ...more

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Yukihiro is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Ki/oon Records Complete Artist Roster
Experimental rock, Industrial rock, Industrial music yukihiro is a Japanese musician, best known as drummer of the rock band L'Arc-en-Ciel. He also sings for his solo project, Acid Android. Before joining L'Arc-en-Ciel he was in the popular visual ...more