1996年よりDJとしてのキャリアを地元新潟でスタート。1999年よりレギュラーを務めた@Under Water Bar Prahaでは8時間SETを約4年間続け、KAIの実力を印象付けた。トライバルな音源やパーカッションを軸にしたテックハウス、テクノ、ハウス等を独自の展開で成立させ、セオリーに捕らわれない選曲とグルーヴ・ルーティーンを意識したプレイを得意としている。
レジデントパーティー『DAWLON』を軸に、東京都内クラブをはじめ、全国各地よりDJのオファーを受け活動を展開。
海外ラジオ、TV局、WEBサイトへのMIX音源提供をはじめ、地元ラジオ局FM KENTOにて自身の番組『feel.K』(毎週土曜日24時30分より)を担当するなど、活動範囲は多岐に渡る。
2009年よりグラフィックデザイナーTAWARAとのユニットPHAN PERSIE(ファンペルシー)を始動。日本、ドイツ、スペインのレーベルなどオリジナルトラックやリミックスなどこれまでに30タイトル以上をリリースしている。
2016年には自らが主宰するダンスミュージックレーベル「ONEWORD RECORDS」を設立、ドメスティックシティ新潟からの自己発信を試みる。
2017年3月22日に、待望のファーストアルバムCD「AMORPHISM」をリリース。

PHAN PERSIE ≫ http://phanpersie.com/
ONEWORD RECORDS ≫ http://1word.in/rec/
SimulRadio FM KENTO『feel.K』 ≫ http://csra.fm/blog/author/fmkento/

 

KAI started djing since 1996 when he was still in teens. Based in Niigata, northern city facing the Japan Sea, he acquired residency in various local clubs including a few of his own nights. He was charge in residency at Under Water Bar Praha for about 4 years with 8 hour set that impressed his ability to audience. His DJ sets consist of latest tech house, techno, house but his signature being ‘tribal’, KAI always keeps the groove on the dance floor to please the crowd wherever he plays.
Now, he play ’’DAWLON’’ party as his base, he also played in Tokyo clubs and all over the country that today he plays nearly 40 gigs a year.

KAI’s radio show on FM KENTO (Niigata local FM station) on every Wednesday ‘feel.K’ is a popular show to catch what’s new in the scene, and KAI also provides his mixes to TV stations and various dance music websites.

From 2009, KAI also has a studio partner TAWARA who does graphic design, VJ, and DJ. Their unit PHAN PERSIE released their original tunes from Ko Kimura’s FUTIC RECORDINGS TOKYO as well as BOSEKI.STUDIO and received well reviews. They released over 30 titles from the dance music labels on Japan, Germany, and Spain.

In 2016, He established his own label “ONEWARD RECORDS” and transmit his groove from Niigata to the world. March 22 2017,He has released 1st album「AMORPHISM」.

PHAN PERSIE ≫ http://phanpersie.com/
ONEWORD RECORDS ≫ http://1word.in/rec/
SimulRadio FM KENTO『feel.K』 ≫ http://csra.fm/blog/author/fmkento/



The artist who played together in the past

過去に共演のアーティスト

 

» Japanese

19 (19BOX RECORDINGS,PARK LIMITED MUZIK,19BOX LIMITED)
石野卓球
EMMA (NITELIST MUSIC)
OMB (FRAME)
OGAWA (AFTERHOURZ)
KASHIWADA (AsianDynasty Records)
cargo
CALM
KAORU INOUE (groundrhythm / SEEDS AND GROUND)
DJ KAWASAKI
KEI FUJISHIRO(Quintrix)
KENJI TAKIMI
DJ KENTARO
KO KIMURA (FUTIC RECORDINGS TOKYO)
GOMA da Didgeridoo
Shigeo JD
DJ JUMBO
JURI (太鼓DUB/Flower Records)
SHOTARO MAEDA (EDEN)
Shinichi Osawa (MONDO GROSSO)
SHIN NISHIMURA (PLUS records / DEKA TRAXXX)
Sugiurumn
DAISHI DANCE
TASAKA
TEI TOWA
DE DE MOUSE
NAOYA NISHIMURA
Fumiya Tanaka (aka Karafuto)
FUMIYA (RIP SLYME )
MAAR
MARBO(LOWRIDER)
MITOMI TOKOTO (CYBERJAPAN / Cr2 Japan)
MURAKAMIGO
森田昌典 (STUDIO APARTMENT)
Q’HEY (REBOOT / Torque)
REMO-CON (die Tunes / rtrax)
RAYMOND(The SAMOS/mold)
YUMMY
HIROSHI WATANABE a.k.a Kaito
WADA (Co-Fusion)
etc.

 

» Foreigner

Hernan Cattaneo
Gebruder Teichmann
XAVIER MOREL (WEN RECORDS / FRA)
JEFF MILLS
DANNY KRIVIT
Didier de la Boutique (from Berlin)
David Morales
DERRICK MAY (TRANSMAT/DETROIT)
Pete Heller (Phela Recordings)
Francois Kevorkian (Francois K)
LAURENT GARNIER
Audiofly
etc.

 

» Live, Vocalist

O.N.O (THA BLUE HERB)
KIMARA LOVELACE
The SAMOS
Soma with Ryuji
NALLOWBED feat YUUKI HASEGAWA
HIFANA
HALCALI
PEPE CALIFORINIA
LISA (ex. m-flo)
etc.