3 décembre 2009 4 03 /12 /décembre /2009 11:00
Tokyo born Hideo Sasaki known as DJ HISA who started in taking venture of night club & disco scene in mid 80’s when he was 14 years old. He was one of Japan’s young generation age who didn’t attend school much and was hanging out in Shibuya’s best known clubs like LA Scala, Candy Candy, Shinjuku’s B&B and club call Star Woods where DJ Honda used to play regularly. This was the time HISA really step into dance music and started to get involved. At the same time, he was also encountered with artists like DJ KRUSH, Crazy-A and Knee Spin Takashi who were actively street performing in Harajuku in late 80’s. He was captured by the set of turntables which own by Takashi and decided to get his own set that took 3 years to really own his own. His debut was at the HIPHOP club in Shibuya along with DJ Marvin who firstly met in one of the school festival when he was 16.
In the 90’s, he luckily got into probation as a DJ in legendary club Droopy Drawers in Roppongi and literary grabbed his regular party with his local friend DJ MA$A on every Friday. Since then he started to expand his regular shows and introduced into many popular clubs such as Club Circus & Eros which introduced by DJ Matsushita. His first interest in taking part of music production was in 1996 when he met Mac Fujitani, DJ Akkin & DJ Shark and participated in Alamacca Records.
His first contribution was “1200” featured in DJ KRUSH’s 5th album “Kakusei” and following project such as “Kyogen” the Japanese superb abstract hiphop compilation, produced whole EP on Nipps “God bird”, You the Rock “XTRM”, MILI “Knowledge of self”to name of few and he begun to get various production offer from several top Japanese MCs. In the 2003, he has produced one of most anticipated underground MCs like Illmura, Motoy and Kan of MSC and HISA became well known Japanese producer that who well acclaim from minor to the major hiphop scene. His first solo EP title “The balanced life EP1” released under the name of HIDEO SASAKI and following year to release 2nd EP “Balanced life EP2” and released his long anticipated solo instrumental album “Light Sleep” from the label Tri-eight Recordings.