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UPDATE : 2022-10-02

Thank you Clermont=Ferrand, France!
KRUSH got fired up because of the passionate audience. Smoke detector shut the power off then siren went on! This accident fired everybody up even more from the revcovery!

Paris, you are next on Oct 4th!
#djkrush #djkrush30th #clermontferrand

UPDATE : 2022-10-02

Thank you Clermont=Ferrand, France!
KRUSH got fired up because of the passionate audience. Smoke detector shut the power off then siren went on! This accident fired everybody up even more from the revcovery!

Paris, you are next on Oct 4th!
#djkrush #djkrush30th #clermontferrand

UPDATE : 2022-10-01

Live at Musee departmental des arts Asiatiques in Nice, France! Unfortunately with heavy rain, thunder and wind gust still in the early part of the set in open space, the show had to be stopped. But KRUSH and fans did lots of autograph signing session before the set!

UPDATE : 2022-09-30

Thank you London!
What an insane night at the Jazz Cafe!

Tonight. Nice, France. You’re next!

#djkrush #djkrush30th #london

UPDATE : 2022-09-30

Thank you London!
What an insane night at the Jazz Cafe!

Tonight. Nice, France. You’re next!

UPDATE : 2022-09-30

Thanks Lyon, France! Place was packed!
Lots of long time fans were waiting for KRUSH to play in Lyon. You can’t beat good food, good original beer, and crazy crowd in Ninkasi.
#djkrush #djkrush30th #lyon

UPDATE : 2022-09-28

Thanks Lyon, France! Place was packed!
Lots of long time fans were waiting for KRUSH to play in Lyon. You can’t beat good food, good original beer, and crazy crowd in Ninkasi.

UPDATE : 2022-09-26

Thank you Athens, you guys were amazing!
Fans brought vinyls for him to sign his autograph.
KRUSH received lots of love and respect!

#djkrush #djkrush30th #Athens

UPDATE : 2022-09-25

Thank you Thessaloniki Street Mode Festival!
Many old fans gave KRUSH a warm welcome.
Hiphop artists and metal bands sharing 3 stages.
What a night! No barriers in music!
#djkrush #djkrush30th #ThessalonikiStreetModeFestival

UPDATE : 2022-09-25

Thank you Thessaloniki Street Mode Festival!
Many old fans gave KRUSH a warm welcome.
Hiphop artists and metal bands sharing 3 stages.
What a night! No barriers in music!

UPDATE : 2022-09-25

Thank you Athens, you guys were amazing!
Fans brought vinyls for him to sign his autograph.
KRUSH received lots of love and respect!

SCHEDULE

JAPAN - 2022

05.03.TUE

CLUB METRO (KYOTO)

05.04.WED

SOUND MUSEUM VISION (TOKYO)

05.13.FRI

KIETH FLACK (FUKUOKA)

05.15.SUN

NAVARO (KUMAMOTO)

05.21.SAT

SHAFT (SENDAI)

05.27.FRI

PRECIOUS HALL (SAPPORO)

05.28.SAT

THE CASTLE (KOBE)

06.11.SAT

TIMELESS (KAGOSHIMA)

06.18.SAT

CLUB MAGO (NAGOYA)

06.25.SAT

SHINSAIBASHI SUNHALL (OSAKA)

WORLD - 2022

09.28.WED

Ninkasi Kafe (FRANCE / Lyon)

09.30.FRI

Musee des Arts Asiatiques (FRANCE / Nice)

10.01.SAT

Cooperative de Mai (FRANCE / Clermont-Ferrand)

10.04.TUE

Le Petit Bain (FRANCE / Paris)

10.06.THU

Karlstorbahnhof (GERMANY / Heidelberg)

10.07.FRI

Gretchen (GERMANY / Berlin)

10.08.SAT

Mojo (GERMANY / Hamburg)

10.10.MON

Grand Salon (Belgium / Brussels)

10.12.WED

Lucerna (Czech / Prague)

10.13.THU

WUK (Austria / Vienna)

10.14.FRI

A38 (Hungary / Budapest)

10.15.SAT

TBA (Slovakia / Kosice)

from-KRUSH

Happy New Year2020!!
Hoping that all your
dreams come true!!

PROFILE

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.

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