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DJ Krush is known as the father of Japanese trip and hip-hop. His sounds create a unique dark downtempo atmosphere. Toshinori Kondo is one of the top trumpeters from Japan. The combination of a turntablist such as Krush and the trumpeting of Kondo seems like it wouldn't be a match. Yet, the mixture once again proves that Krush's ability to produce with live musicians creates very impressive and moving results. The cover of "Sun Is Shining" by Bob Marley was included in their collaboration album "Ki-Oku" that released in 1996 and was mixed by Koichi Matsuki.
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Wednesday, 28 February 2018 10:25

Dj Krush - back to the essence - gravity

Born in 1962 in Tokyo. Gifted producer & DJ with a superb sense in Mixing and composing his sound who's been greatly received in the international club scene. It was the movie "WILD STYLE" that got him into hip hop in the early 80's, and in 1987, he formed KRUSH POSSSE which made numerous appearances in various media as the best hip hop act in Japan. KRUSH began pursuing his solo career after the break-up of the group in late 1991, and soon grabbed people's attention as the first DJ to use turntables as live instruments, doing free sessions with live musicians on stage. Released his 1st album "KRUSH" in January 1994, and since then released countless records in Japan, Europe, US and around the globe. All his solo releases have ranked high in various charts in & out of Japan, and his 6th album "Zen" had been highly acclaimed and awarded the Best Electronica Album in 2002 AIFM Awards (US). His 8th album "jaku" released in late 2004 has topped the RPM chart of CMJ for 3 weeks in the US. In March 2006, he released his first best albums in self-remixed style, "STEPPING STONES" & , making another huge buzz around the globe. In March 2007, a historical collection of the 12 years of his career " Suimou Tsunenimasu" was released in Japan in a special DVD box.
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