Originally hailing from Japan, KATANA has been mixing tracks on dancefloors in his adopted hometown of Auckland for well over a decade. Inspired by the likes of Q-Bert and Kentaro, KATANAs style began old school, playing hip-hop classics on vinyl. Through his constant pursuit and interest for new technology and trends, KATANAs style is ever-evolving to stay at the leading edge of the shifting world of DJing and producing
KATANA’s production venture has already earned play time on well traversed radio airwaves, which has segued to features in various ad campaigns including Adidas Japan.
Katana hosts regular night Basement in Auckland, a creative platform that showcases upcoming local producers.