Captain Funk

Captain Funk | キャプテンファンク | きゃぷてんふぁんく

Name in Japanese: キャプテンファンク, きゃぷてんふぁんく

Birth name: Oe Tatsuya

Years Active: 1998 - Present

It may be a facile and vaguely condescending comparison, but calling Captain Funk the Japanese Fat Boy Slim isn't too far off the mark. Like the British DJ/producer, Captain Funk (real name: Tatsuya Oe) made his name by creating infectiously catchy, genre-busting big-beat dance tracks. Oe, who was born in 1969, started out as a guitarist before becoming a full-time producer/DJ on the Tokyo club scene. Like Ken Ishii, Oe's first release was on an overseas label, in his case two 12-inch singles...

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czar added an image in November, 2009.

czar added the Katakana name "キャプテンファンク" in November, 2009.

czar added the Hiragana name "きゃぷてんふぁんく" in November, 2009.

czar added the birth name "Oe" in November, 2009.

czar added the birth name "Tatsuya" in November, 2009.

Artist page created by: Steve McClure

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