Kino Takamura started his quest to become a top DJ at the age of 18, making his debut at Mardigras One Utama. As resident DJ at Trilogy Seremban in 2008, he learned an important lesson: there’s a lot more to deejaying than music. Music comes first, but it’s not everything.
“What is a DJ if he can’t scratch?” asked Rapper Redman. Kino rose to that challenge by going to study at Mixology DJ Academy, honing his skills with Malaysia Superstar DJ Fuzz (Hitz Dj Division).
Kino’s next step was to become one of the residents at renowned Kuala Lumpur club Maison. Here, with his passion for music and under the guidance of Maison veteran DJ Doni G, he moved to the top of the league, sharing the stage and decks with top international acts such as Scott Pullen [ AUS ] ,Cash Money[USA], Babydrie [ INA ], Nenes [NL], Bass Agents [MY], Eclectic Botz [MY], Anowl [MAS], Marcel Woods [NL], Rev [AUS], Meex [ NZ ]and Siera Lee [AUS].
Inspired by DJ Jazzy Jeff and DJ Qbert, DJ Kino is equally at ease with different genres such as underground Hip Hop, Old School, Classic Hip Hop, R&B Hip Hop, Commercial Beats, Dutch House and Electro. In fact, you name it and this kid can give it to you and keep you begging for more.
TRILOGY, Seremban 2008
MAISON, Kuala Lumpur 2009-2010
LOFT UPSTAIRS, Kuala Lumpur [The Entourage]
KL Slam Jam
Big Bang Countdown
Let’s Go Electro
Elements ft Milkii Hani
HORECA Pres Encore ft Siera Lee[AUS]
Bart Simpson’s Back From Christmas
Demon’s And Angel’s
JUICE Full Moon Wet Party ft Eclectic Botz[MY]
Thriller Holloween Party
Back To School
Platinum ft Nenes[NL]
JUICE Pres. Manhand
SHISEIDO Professional Hair Show
Hip Hop Ressurection
Twilight Masquerade pres. Scott Pullen [AUS]
Kent, Experience Miniaturization