All About “LUCKYTAPES” !!|Best Cool Japanese Band

Hello! I am akari, a music blogger in Japan.

I would like to introduce a Japanese Soul POP band LUCKY TAPES” who made a debut with a Japanese major label in 2017/NOV.

You can feel a mix of “African-American music” and “J-POP” from their band.

They have high potential both musically and visually!! You must check them if you are interested in Japanese Music scene!




Kai Takahashi (Key/Vo)

>> 高橋海 in Japanese. He is called “Kai-kun” for short from Japanese fans. He is also collaborating with foreign musician (ex. OOHYO, Korean artist) on his solo work. 



Kensuke Takahashi (Gt)

>> 高橋健介 in Japanese. He is called “Ken-chan” for short from Japanese fans.

Keito Taguchi (Ba)

>> 田口恵人 in Japanese. He is called “Keity” for short from Japanese fans.


Support members

They often have their concert with a GREAT brass, percussion and Vocalist.


田口 恵人さん(@keitytaguchi)がシェアした投稿


Daiki Matsuura (Drums)

Panao (Percussion)

LUCKYHORNS (Trombone、Sax、Trumpet)

 >NAPPI (Tb)

 >Daisuke Murakami (Sax)

 >Chanken (Tp)


They have a root in Soul Music / African-American / JAZZ / Oversea’s Indie music / J-POP. You must find some part of melody, sound or beats of below songs in LUCKY TAPES music!

・“Love Never Felt So Good” by Michael Jackson

・”Treasure” by Bruno Mars

・”Baby I’m Yours feat. Irfane” by Breakbot

・”What’s Going On” by Donny Hathaway

・”Top Of The World” by The Carpenters

・”Purple Haze” by The Jimi Hendrix

・”The Nightmusic” by Cecilio and Kapono

・”Sing A Song” by Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire

・”Still A Friend Of Mine” by Incognito


3|Music Recommendations

Gravity (2017)


Zeikakuna Wana (贅沢な罠)



4|Do you want to go their SHOW??

They are based in Tokyo, and they mostly have their concerts in Japan.

But! These days they also have their shows in overseas (Thailand, China, Taiwan, Korea…mostly in Asian Countries) and attracting people all over the world:)

If you want to join the concert, you should check their official website or SNS!

⬇︎Here is the post of their concert in Beijing. Looks soooo fun!!



LUCKY TAPES Official Web Site

LUCKY TAPES サポート&メンバー紹介

【インタビュー】LUCKY TAPESのルーツとなった楽曲プレイリスト


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