DJ Krush ‎– 寂 -Jaku-

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
COL 517578 2, 5175782000 DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia COL 517578 2, 5175782000 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
COL 517578 1, 5175781000 DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(2xLP, Album) Columbia, Columbia COL 517578 1, 5175781000 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
ZZ-04GP0001517 DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(CD, Album) Par Media Music ZZ-04GP0001517 Russia 2004 Sell This Version
CK 91924 DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(CD, Album) Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc. CK 91924 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
82876 81798 2 DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(CD, Album) Sony BMG Music Entertainment 82876 81798 2 Russia 2004 Sell This Version
none DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(CD, Album, Promo) Columbia none Europe 2004 Sell This Version
none DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(CDr, Album, Promo, Car) Columbia none France 2004 Sell This Version
WK78102 DJ Krush 寂 Jaku(CD, Album) Red Ink WK78102 US 2004 Sell This Version
SDCM 80006 DJ Krush 寂 Jaku(CD, Album, Copy Prot., Promo) Sony Music Works Inc. SDCM 80006 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
WK78102-ADV DJ Krush 寂 Jaku(CD, Album, Promo) Red Ink WK78102-ADV US 2004 Sell This Version
SICL 10002 DJ Krush 寂-Jaku-(SACD, Hybrid, Album) Sony Records Int'l SICL 10002 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
MOVLP1154 DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Cle) Music On Vinyl MOVLP1154 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
MOVLP1154 DJ Krush 寂 -Jaku-(2xLP, Album, RE, RP, 180) Music On Vinyl MOVLP1154 Europe 2014 Sell This Version

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Doomguy-id

Doomguy-id

May 29, 2019
edited 25 days ago
referencing 寂 -Jaku-, 2xLP, Album, RE, RP, 180, MOVLP1154

Immaculate. Very good sound quality with barely any surface noise at all, both records arrived nice and clean in their poly-lined paper sleeves, and presentation is gorgeous. I prefer the vinyl version of the artwork over the CD, which isn't particularly cheap to buy for what it is, so you may as well opt for this double LP.
scoundrel

scoundrel

March 22, 2012
referencing 寂 Jaku, CD, Album, WK78102

DJ Krush has been laying down his cold krush grooves for 10 years by the time JAKU came out, and you can hear his progression as an artist. The beats are still there, but, as on the skittering "Still Island" or the electro-clap of "Univearth," there's more variation. As well, a cinematic quality lays over the tracks, like on the background strings of "Road To Nowhere" or the aching shakuhachi on "The Beginning." But lest you think he's abandoned his hip-hop roots, Mr. Lif send in lyrical delivery to "Nosferatu" and "Kill Switch," respectively, and "Decks-athron" is all about the scratching madness. But he also explores other genres: "Stormy Cloud" goes into piano-based jazz with Ken Shima at the keys; "Slit of Cloud" has what sounds like a yukara joined together with a jazz saxophone; and "Distant Voices" develops a low-toned growl. Another Krushing blow.
Greg_Reason

Greg_Reason

January 30, 2011
referencing 寂 -Jaku-, CD, Album, COL 517578 2, 5175782000
Jaku is DJ Krush at his darkest. A textural, cinematic release that explores space and depth rather than simply the cracking beats he's famed for, this album is not only the best Krush album but also one of the greatest Hip-Hop albums in existence. People who are looking for an easy listen will not appreciate this; much of it is quite abstract when compared to the rest of the genre and there are very few tracks with vocals. Mr Lif provides one of the best MC'd tracks of Krush's catalog with Nosferatu, while the sinister swagger and warped samples of Distant Voices displays why Krush is so widely revered as a producer. It's been a long time since the release of this album and we've not had anything by way of a follow-up, and one can easily understand why.... Topping an album as brilliant as this is nigh on impossible.
vadz

vadz

June 24, 2005
edited over 14 years ago
referencing 寂 Jaku, CD, Album, WK78102

Krush goest natural and essential here... His roots' cultural prophecy is heard in almost every song. Whole album is very melodic, deep and atmospheric. Being a big fan of this guy's output, i met this album a bit _different_, but i wouldn't say it's bad. No! - Krush puts more ethnic drops in this piece, big space, more feeling. It goes warm, slightly out-a-space and, of course, melancholic. More live instruments and improved sampling-technique. It's more that hip-hop now. It's Krush in his unique gifted new look. Groovy and wise. Respect to the author!