These superstars single-handedly brought idol music back to center stage, winning the hearts of countless fans in the process.
Imagine a world in which acoustic songs were popular and pop idols, well, weren't. The Squid Sisters couldn't! Thankfully, once fans got an earful of their catchy style and contrasting personalities—and an eyeful of their synchronized dance moves—the pop-idol genre came roaring back to life.
By the power of rap music and turntable wizardry combined, this duo created a whole new sound!
When these two met, they were both still struggling artists. But it turned out the secret to their success was each other! When thumping bass and triumphant rhythm meet powerful singing and songwriting, everyone wins.
A trio known for chaotic collaboration and smooth sounds.
With influences from a wide variety of cultures and musical styles, Deep Cut is known for its chaotic blend of tones and melodies that somehow combine into a cohesive sound. The rhythm of the music echoes the heart-pounding passion of music festivals and always gets the crowd going!
A new generation of music infiltrates the airwaves, succeeding the last generation of pop and idol songs.
Inklings are always on the lookout for the next hot sound, and they collectively jumped at Squid Squad's extremely fresh style of music. Fast beats and magnificent melodies always get the tentacles a-tapping, and before long, new bands were lining up to get in on the action.
After Squid Squad:
A Fresh Beginning
Two years after Squid Squad revolutionized music, a new generation of artists began to emerge. This group of talented musicians followed in the footsteps of its predecessors but also began a revolution in the genre. By this point, Inklings were ready for the next big thing, so the new sounds and rhythms found an enthusiastic audience.
The Music of Splatoon Behind the Scenes
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of Splattack! and Split & Splat—plus the vocal recording of Ink Me Up from Splatoon.
The Music of Splatoon 2 Behind the Scenes
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of the Splatoon 2 tracks Don't Slip, Broken Coral, and Ebb & Flow.
The Music of Splatoon 2 Behind the Scenes - Part 2
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of Deluge Dirge, Fishing Frenzy, and Fins & Fiddles—plus the vocal recording of Fresh Start.
The Music of Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion Behind the Scenes
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of the Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion tracks Nasty Majesty, Fly Octo Fly, and Blitz It!
Splatoon 3 Song Recording: C-Side Clickbait
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of Splatoon 3's Clickbait.
Splatoon 3 Song Recording 2
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of the Splatoon 3 tracks Anarchy Rainbow, Fins in the Air, and Tentacle to the Metal.
Splatoon 3 Song Recording 3: ω-3 Frothy Waters / Bait & Click (Mutation) / Toxic Anoxic.
A behind-the-scenes look at the recording of the Splatoon 3 tracks Frothy Waters, Bait & Click (Mutation), and Toxic Anoxic.