On 7 November DJ Krush will present at Erarta his 'Butterfly Effect' album.
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 1992, 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.
Has remixed works of numerous Grammy winning artists such as Herbie Hancock, k.d. lang, Ronnie Jordan, etc. Also remixed and provided works of artists like Miles Davis, Black Thought, Galliano, Pete Rock, Cold Cut, etc. 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.
Krush has performed at over 200 festivals worldwide such as Glastonbury (UK), Coachella (USA), Monterey Jazz Festival (Swiss), Sonar (Spain), Roskilde (Denmark), etc. He has performed in front of over 8 million audiences at 380 cities of 55 countries. 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.
* Please note that on the day of the event tickets can be purchased only at the museum ticket office.