BACK DROP BOMB
Takayoshi Shirakawa (Vocal) Masashi Ojima (Vocal) Jin Tanaka (Guiter) Toshiki Kagohashi (Bass) Masuo Arimatsu(Drums) Former member : Masanori Takeda(Drums) (left in 2012) After the first half of the 90's when artists such as Cornelius and Pizzicato Five had gained international recognition and representing the Shibuya Style Movement, the world's leading area for record shops, Shibuya had become one of the principle towns in the scene where underground street music began to surface. Besides Hip Hop and R&B, DIY Hardcore Punk, Bassline heavy Dub Reggae and Rough House/Techno were a few of the many genres becoming active around that same time. This is where in 1994, five people each with various different musical backgrounds had come together to form the rock band, Back Drop Bomb. Back in 1999 when their debut album, Micromaxmum was released, the band's style which was fronted by the use of two vocal/MC's could have only been categorized as a mixture band but upon each further release numerous musical styles had been incorporated into their works fusing various genres to the point where they have surpassed simply being a mixture band and difficult to pin down to any one style. The 2002 remix album release, Refixx was what really distinctly represented the extreme creativity behind their music. In this project the band chose various artists from all quarters such as Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Jim O'rouke, Yokohama born reggae sound system, The Mighty Crown Sound System wh...
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