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The Tokyo Cowboys is brand new electro-garage rock band from Tokyo, Japan. Billy Cowboy on guitar and Kota Cowboy does everything else. We are currently looking for a cool record label to release our first album.

We have already completed the recording, mixing and mastering all the songs for our first album, and we have already obtained ISRC codes for all.

On this website you will find a brief profile of us, demo songs, videos, and more. If you would like more information, please contact us via the contact form. We will do our best to accommodate you.

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Kota Cowboy

 

Kota is known as Christian Death bass player in the 1980s, but has rarely made public appearance after leaving the band. In 2019, breaking  30 years of silence. Kota suddenly returned to music. Kota joined Christian Death UK/EU Tour 2019 as DJ/Agitator.

If you want to know more about Kota Visit Kota's official site.

 

For the past decade or so, Kota has been haunting the nights of Tokyo as jazz dj MACROMANCE, but hasn't been seen in public since the end of Christian Death's tour in 2019.Information about Kota as DJ MACROMANCE can be found on this website.

 

Billy Cowboy

 

Billy is a cool cowboy. He doesn't talk much, but he has one aspect of a psychological counselor and has been consulted by many distressed lambs.His counseling is so well received that there are enthusiastic fans who believe him to be "the reincarnation of Christ".

 

Billy is also known as "Gaisenmons" guitarist "Billy Gaisenmon" in Tokyo.

 

One thing to worry about is that Billy may not be able to fly during the tour due to extreme fear of heights. The experience of falling out of the jungle gym as a child seems to be a trauma. We are currently looking for a way for him to overcome that trauma.

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Our songs for the 1st album is a down-tempo electro garage rock. It's basically a simple composition of Billy's guitar added to the rhythms of old funk and soul loops from Kota's sound collection. There are no vocals, no fancy guitar solos, but it's music that makes everyone want to dance. You can listen to sample sound sources on this site, give it a try.

 The Tokyo Cowboys live show will be even more exciting. The DJ set will be a cool dub session of DJ and guitar that no one has ever seen. Or in the band set, we can do more rock'n roll shows with real instruments performances. We can play as a simple 3-piece band of guitar, bass and drums (In that case, Kota will play the electric bass.).

So for a while, enjoy listening to the demo tracks from this web site, until our album is complete and released. Also, wait for the day when we visit your city and have a live show. It may not be so far away.​ ARIGATO!