«i-dep» - biografía, álbumes, canciones, videoclips

One of the famous Japanese bands in the current Japanese music scene, i-dep is often referred to as a “One & Only” band for their distinctive style of music. With mixtures of various music backgrounds (e.g. jazz, funk, techno, hip hop and latin) based on House music, the band has been captivating audiences across multiple music genre.

While their first album Smile Exchange and second album Super Departure enjoyed long-term success, their long-awaited mini album Fine tuning was released in September 2007. The mini album not only topped the club charts, but also cracked the Top 5 on the J-Pop charts.

In addition, the band has performed in both domestic and international music festivals and have produced and remixed songs by numerous other artists, thus their globalized work and performances aroused considerable interest in the music industry.

In March 2008, Sotte Bosse, a duo formed by Hiroshi Nakamura and Cana of i-dep, was awarded 22th Japan Gold Disk Award for Best New Artist of the year.

The band i-dep is definitely one to keep an eye on.