DJ Krush 'The Master Of The Beat' (Hideaki Ishi) born in Tokyo, 1962. He is a talent turntablist who started playing live with
bands in 1992. His solo albums are mostlyinstrumental. They belong to hip-hop only in name: he builds soundscapes (not dance
tracks) that are populated with snippets of melodies (usually keyboards), old-school beats,dub-like bass lines, Miles Davis.
inspired horns phrases, turntable scratching and soulful diva crooning, and possess a strong jazz feeling.