DJ SHAFT 18th ANNIVERSARY
Dec 02,2017 @ SENDAI / SHAFT
> GUEST DJ
Mu-R (GAGLE/JAZZY SPORT)
KAMATAN (6th sence record)
TAKABUN (CRUNCH CLUB)
SISINOBU (ZUNDOKO DISCO)
> FOOD Mary's RUM
more info : http://www.clubshaft.com
RELEASE Krush x SheOne "KISEKI" Tee
Krush x SheOne "KISEKI" Tee
To commemorate the release of Krush's new rap album "Kiseki" from Gamma Proforma in the UK, Krush x SheOne tees are now on sale. Get them before they're gone!
RELEASE "KISEKI" VINYL PACK
"KISEKI" VINYL PACK - PRE-ORDER!!!
DJ KRUSH commemorates his 25th anniversary with Kiseki, a brand new collaborative album which reaffirms his status as Japan's original beat master. There's everything we've come to expect from the man, heavy breaks with fierce raps, serene soundscapes and seamless production.
Teaming up with the latest crop of Japanese MC's, Kiseki brings Krush back into focus, a pioneer who's still ahead of the pack.
The special edition double vinyl pack features artwork from sheOne & comes with with a signed print.
RELEASE NEW ALBUM "KISEKI" RELEASE!
JUNE 7, 2017 - RELEASE
DJ KRUSH's first ever rap album in 25 years of his solo career. Some of the best rappers from Japan are featured.
Featuring : 5lack / 呂布カルマ / 志人 / OMSB / チプルソ / RINO LATINA II / Meiso / R-指定 (Creepy Nuts)
CD : 2,500yen (+Tax)
Vinyl : 3,241yen (+Tax)
Limited 2 CDs w / instrumental : 3,500yen (+Tax)
INTERVIEW Comments from featuring artists
SHAFT - SENDAI
CLUB GATE - WAKAYAMA
Harbor Studio - KOBE
EMISHI MATSURI - YAMAGATA
PRECIOUS HALL - SAPPORO
BOARS - OBIHIRO
Bluenote Tokyo - AOYAMA
La.mama - SHIBUYA
CLUB JOULE - OSAKA
CIRCUS - TOKYO
CIRCUS - OSAKA
WOMB - SHIBUYA
VISION - SHIBUYA
Synthesis Festival 2017 - LONDON
My new album "KISEKI" will be released!
Release party will be held at Shibuya Vision on May 27th (Sat).
I will play live with great MCs featured in the album!
OMSB, TIPLESO, MEISO, RYOFF KARMA, RINO LATINA II, SIBITT.
Come and enjoy their amazing lyrics.
Let's bang heads!
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.
Aside from his outer national activities as producer, remixer and DJ, he constantly expands his field from soundtracks for films, TV dramas & commercials to live sessions with various musicians that transcends music genre. In '98 spring, he formed a production unit with DJ HIDE & DJ SAK, collaborating with Nigerian percussionists and releasing a single & album from Polydor Japan. From the end of the year 2000, he also got involved in project which will be launching various projects to question worldwide issues in the 21st Century.
An internationally acclaimed producer, remixer and a DJ, producing music in vast variety of fields such as films, TV dramas and commercials. He has done countless collaborations with artists transcending jenres, such as Grammy winning artist, from Black Thought (The Roots) －provided a track for his solo album, to Herbie Hancock and k.d. lang - provided remixes. In 2009, he scored an animation film entitled "FIRST SQUAD," which was shown in theaters throughout Russia, and won the Kommersant Award in Moscow Film Festival.
Other remarkable activities include projects such as RYU, a producer unit he formed with DJs HIDE & SAK in 1998, doing innovative collaborations with cream of new artists from all over the globe such as African percussionists. At the end of the year 2000, he joined which was established to aim for the 21st Century, and provided a track for its first benefit compilation album "African JAG vol.1" released in 2005. And from 2009, he joined Bill Laswell’s latest project along with artists such as Bernie Worrell and Toshinori Kondo. Following a show in Montreaux Jazz Festival, he also took part on its album "Incunabula" released in 2010. That Herbie Hancock also took part on this album.
And in 2011, he celebratted the 20th year of his solo career. Kicking off with the commemorative 20th anniversary showcase in Tokyo as performed 7 hours long set, released Monthly Single Series (total 10 singles) and world tour at 16 countries. For this constantly evolving artist, DJ KRUSH, now making a step into his next stage.
As of now, he has performed in front of over 5 million audiences in 313 cities of 50 countries. And he still continues to renew this record, transcending all barriers, and leaving some distinctive footsteps of his own, achieving ever-increasing acclamation as an international artist.