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DJ/リミキサー/サウンド・プロデューサー/作曲家。2005年に、NYのDJ、Timmy Regisfordが当時デモ・ヴァージョンであった「BLAZIN’」を一晩に3回もかけた事から脚光を浴びる。同年、King Streetより12インチ・シングルで世界デビュー。

国内ではKyoto Jazz Massiveの沖野修也プロデュースの元、コロムビアより2006年元旦メジャー・デビュー。サウンド・プロデュースを担当した楽曲、沖野修也の「SHINE」が、ヨーロッパで大きな成功を収めているハウス・レーベル、Defectedからリリースされ注目を集めた。

これまでリリースしたシングルが、iTunesダンス・チャートにて通算8曲連続でNo.1を獲得。Remixを手掛けたRoland AppelのDark SoldierがデトロイトのDJ 3000、ドイツのDJ Hellにプレイされ、アルバム『PARDISE』に収録されたGalactic LoveがJoe ClausellやKarizmaがスピンするなど国際的にも高い評価を得ている。

また、これまでフィーチャリングして来たボーカリストには、Paul Randolph、Lady Alma、N'Dea Davenport、Tasita D'Mour、Gordon Chambers、Shea Soul、Fyza、Jonathan Backelieといった錚々たる面子が名を連ねている。

ホームグラウンドのThe Room(渋谷)では月例パーティー"MAGNETiC"のレジデントDJを務めている(毎月第二土曜開催)。

block.fm「FEEl THE MAGiC」の番組ナビゲーターを担当中(毎月第1火曜 21時〜)。


DJ/Producer. In 2005, NY based DJ Timmy Regisford, played DJ KAWASAKI's demo track 「Blazin'」 3 times a night and DJ KAWASAKI came into the spotlight for the first time on an international level by one of his peers. In that year he debuted worldwide with his 12" single from King Street. He made his major-label debut in 2006 from Columbia. Right before Rina Fujiwara breakthrough, he used her for his debut album cover (taken by Yasumasa Yonehara) and spring into the leading player of Japanese House Movement.

DJ KAWASAKI was also the co producer on Shuya Okino's track called 「Shine」which was later released on UK label Defected who made a great success in Europe which caught peoples attention & wide appeal. In these 4 years his works sold over three-hundred thousand copies in total including his original compositions, productions, remixes, compilations and related works. DJ Kawasaki became the person to lead the new generation house scene. In September,2010, he released his long awaited 3rd album「Paradise」which came out on EMI Music Japan.

Both lead singles「Galactic Love」&「Paradise」charted No.1 on iTunes Japan Dance Chart(8 tracks in total charted continuously).「Galactic Love」in particular was heavily played weekly by Danny Krivit at the peak of his DJ set. His works have also been highly rated by top DJs such as Karizma,Rasmus Faber,Terrence Parker and Aaron Ross. In March,2012, 「BLACK & GOLD」 released on EMI Music Japan. In July in the same year he also released「MAGiC ~ A Collection of Black Disco Classics mixed by DJ KAWASAKi」 which also came out on EMI Music Japan.

In September, 2012, He had a PA LIVE featuring N'Dea Davenport from The Brand New Heavies for "Tokyo Crossover/Jazz Festival 2012". DJ Kawasaki is currently having shows for JJazz.Net SUNTORY "WHISKY MODE"and Shibuya FM "The Room Radio" as a navigator. He also has his resident DJ regular party “Magic” at his home ground, The Room in Tokyo each and every month.


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