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The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists  

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Shibuya-kei artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good shibuya-kei bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top shibuya-kei bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Shibuya-kei groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all shibuya-kei bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest shibuya-kei bands of all time, since the most famous shibuya-kei artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best shibuya-kei music.

You can click on the shibuya-kei band names to see more information about that particular notable shibuya-kei group. If they're near the top of the best shibuya-kei artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top shibuya-kei bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the shibuya-kei band names themselves.

List ranges from Yoko Ono to Cibo Matto, plus much more. Rank the best artists by voting for them. List includes choices like Puffy AmiYumi and capsule so that if you care about this subject, you can vote on at least one thing.

All important, significant and iconic names in shibuya-kei music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new shibuya-kei bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of shibuya-kei, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into shibuya-kei music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good shibuya-kei bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent shibuya-kei bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best shibuya-kei bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest shibuya-kei musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular shibuya-kei bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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capsule is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Synthpop, Lounge music, Electronic music
2
Towa Tei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
House music, Electronic dance music, Dance music
3
Fantastic Plastic Machine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Downtempo, House music, Shibuya-kei
4
Cornelius is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Indietronica, Electronic dance music, Shibuya-kei
5
Pizzicato Five is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Indie pop, Pop music, J-pop
6
Cibo Matto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Indie pop, Pop music, Trip hop
7
Cymbals is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Rock music, J-pop, Shibuya-kei
8
Flipper's Guitar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Indie pop, Shibuya-kei, Alternative rock
9
COLTEMONIKHA is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Synthpop, J-pop, Picopop
10
La Casa Azul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Indie pop, Disco, Pop music
11
Kahimi Karie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Synthpop, J-pop, Electronic dance music
12
Strawberry Machine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Electronic music, Picopop, Shibuya-kei
13
Buffalo Daughter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music
14
CHOCOLAT is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Shibuya-kei
15
Maki Nomiya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Shibuya-kei
16
Puffy AmiYumi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music
17
Plus-Tech Squeeze Box is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Rock music, Picopop, Shibuya-kei
18
ROUND TABLE is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Pop music, J-pop, Electronic dance music
19
b-flower is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Indie pop, J-pop, Shibuya-kei
20
Yukari Fresh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Pop music, J-pop, Shibuya-kei
21
Miho Hatori is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Electronic music, Shibuya-kei, Acoustic music
22
みなを is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Pop-folk, Pop music, Balkan pop
23
Takako Minekawa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Indie pop, Electronic music, Shibuya-kei
24
Spaghetti Vabune! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, J-pop
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Toshiyuki Yasuda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Shibuya-kei Groups/Artists
Shibuya-kei