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. KRUSH began pursuing his solo career in 1992, and soon grabbed people's attention as the first DJ to use turntables as a live instrument.
DJ KRUSH has released his 1st album 'KRUSH' in 1994, and has released total of 9 albums, a mix album and 2 self-remix albums. All his solo releases have ranked high in various charts in & out of Japan.
He is currently doing world tour in over 30 places a year. 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.
In 2017, KRUSH has released a new album featuring Japanese rappers, and an instrumental album in 2018.
In 2019, KRUSH is releasing a track each month. KRUSH is still on a journey seeking for a new sound.
18 Jul, 2019
DJ Krush will play at Oslo hackney, London on 20th July.
13 Nov, 2015
DJ Krush at the Electric in Brixton, London on 19th March 2016, his first London appearance in two years.
03 Jan, 2014
Soundcrash proudly presents one of the world's most legendary producers of our time: DJ Krush. The Godfather and huge influence for many of today beat makers, returns to London to kick off your 2014 with a special rare performance at North London's infamous venue, KOKO. Flying in from Tokyo exclusively for our show, and here to showcase his unique brand of dark, multi-textured beats, showing why he has stayed in the game since the early 90's. Supported by fellow Mo Wax producer DJ Cam and Ninja Tune's DJ Vadim, this is a date for the diary, a night filled with creative and diverse skill and inspirational talent. You can cross next year's resolution off your list. Krush is in europe for one night only.
"He was super influential for me" - Flying Lotus
"Krush's use of space and texture remain not just formidable, but remarkably relevant." - Pitchfork