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Kana Broadcast 001 Kazu Kimura

August 17th, 2011  |  Published in Kana Broadcast


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Kazu Kimura


Kazu started his DJ career back in 1987 playing at clubs in Tokyo and Nagano Japan. His passion for the music convinced him to become a professional DJ at the early age of 19 which was no easy task at this time Japanese society.  Teaming up with DJ Baby Tokyo at the early age of 20 they went on to launch some of the earliest dance parties in Tokyo setting up Voice Production in 89′ The concept was a multimedia mix control (DJ event/visuals/fashion) company and it was a big movement for the Club culture of Tokyo at the time. Kazu first toured the USA back in 1990 playing club Medusa in Chicago and the legendary Trax in Washington DC.

After returned from the States he started production of his own where he was featured on early Japanese Dj compilations such as Tokyo Explosion ‘, Vol 1 andl2 of Crown Records Japan in early 90′ He Moved to Australia in 94′ and he was received with open arms wowing local crowds and was immediately enlisted for shows across the country – from Perth to Sydney, Hobart to Melbourne, where he was widely acclaimed as the most popular techno DJ.  All this while still travelling between Australia and Japan where he would play at the famous super club “Liquid Room” Tokyo.

One of Holland’s best underground Techno / House Labels ” Touch ” approached him to release his own material and has to date released ‘Sound Media’ 4 Tracks EP through Touche’s sub label Jam 95′. Mushroom Distribution service Australia approached him to mix the first ever DJ Excursions series CD vol 3, a first for Australia.

Over the past 6 years he has played in Germany, Holland, Czech Republic, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, and Spain for European Countries. he also played in USA, and Japan of course, Singapore, Hongkong in asia. To express himself more freely Kimura has once again returned to the studio already releasing for the acclaimed CL-Recordings(Frankfurt) imprint and with Mutual Solid Cuts(Barcelona) and WetMusik(Melbourne) in progress, he did some remix work for Blackcodes Experience Japanese Remixes, DP-6/City Lights(Elephanthaus) Kazu owns his style, mixing style is simple but effective and hypnotic from using 3 decks mixing with hardgroove sound to industrial funk, and sometimes playing his favorite detroit techno classics.  He has new plan for this year to start his own new label Conspira Records for his own new materials.

Find Kazu on Myspace