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■Members / L to R
HIROKI:Guitar Twitter / Facebook / Instagram
KATSU:Vocal/Dance Facebook / Instagram
ME:Vocal Twitter / Facebook / Instagram
N.KOITABASHI:Bass Twitter / Facebook / Instagram
‘From KYOTO to the WORLD’
-From Kyoto to the world- A 5-member rock band from Kyoto that is active under the concept.
Received support not only from Japan but also from overseas such as Europe and the United States.
1. KATSU (Vocals), who is also a dancer as one of the charms of G.K, boasts the world’s second largest track record in Break Dance.
At live performances, we approach a unique dance that makes use of world experience with a method unique to 1.G.K.
It also features a staging element that creates a unique space unlike any other.
In addition, KATSU was the only Japanese to win FINALIST 20 at the REMIX contest of LINKIN PARK “the catalyst” held all over the world in 2010.
It has a good reputation for its programming sense, such as being praised by the people themselves.
Collaborated with Yumihiko Amano, a painter from around the world who fascinates people with his unique imagination, with illustrations and album covers.
The world-class “TED” where researchers and artists from various fields, including Bill Clinton (former President of the United States and politicians), gave lectures at TED x KYOTO (2012/9/16), which was held in Japan. An unusual band appearance.
He also produces sound sources for TV commercials Cygames “Shadowverse” and web commercials such as Wacoal, which has its headquarters in Kyoto.
From 2015, in addition to existing members KATSU, HIROKI, ME of former twenty4-7, early member RIKI, and old friend N.KOITABASHI became members of the new system, and a new chapter of 1.G.K started.
2015/06/28 1st E.P. “Re: Birth” will be released only at the venue. From July 1st of the same year, the same sound source will be distributed simultaneously in 89 countries around the world.
2016/04/06 Delivered with “Gate Keeper” Music Video.
Appeared in TAKASAKI MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016 held on 2016/07 / 02,03 and advanced to the final stage.
Performed with Tomoyasu Hotei.
2016/08/17 Delivered with “ZERO” Lyric Video.
2016/10/19 Delivered with “The Most Beautiful Hands” Music Video.
2016/10/23 Since 2011, as one of the places where genres that do not usually intersect with each other can present in the same space, respecting and stimulating each other, bridging the “music” common to all artists, performers, dancers, and bandmen. 1. A comprehensive art event started by GK. “Belief” restarted.
The unprecedented event color has attracted a lot of attention and boasts a track record of full thanks every time.
2017/02/03 1st Full Album “Circle” released nationwide.
The MV for “Gate Keeper” will be featured on Kansai TV’s “Otoemon” monthly pickup, and “The Most Beautiful Hands” will be selected for the ABC Mainichi Broadcasting “Music File” monthly pickup.
2017/02/11 “Kyoto MUSE”
2017/02/25 Album Release Event “Belief” was held in two major cities at “Shibuya club asia”. The Kyoto MUSE performance is SOLD OUT.
The performance in Tokyo is also a great success.
2017/12/27 Digital release with single “changes” Music Video.
2018/04/29 1.G.K / KYOTO Belief Executive Committee / General Incorporated Association changes / Office Takatani and Kyoto World Heritage Toji
Presided over “Belief FES 2018”. The number of visitors was stated and the success of about 2000 people was achieved.
2019/04/13 Digital release with the single “Only One Answer” Music Video.
2019/04/27 “Belief FES 2019” held. The 2nd full album “Belief” was released on the same day.
The number of visitors was stated and the success of about 4000 people was achieved.
2020/04 / 25,26 (2days) Canceled “Belief FES 2020” to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
2020/10/16 Digital release with the single “The future’s in your hands” Music Video.
2020/11/28 Digital release of the single “Passport”.
Currently working on 3rd album production and Belief FES 2021.