Kid Koala Some Of My Best Friends Are Djs

Release date:
October 20, 2023
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Cult classic Some of my Best Friends are DJs is given a new lease of life on the 20th anniversary of release. It's the Kid Koala you know and love, a turntablized soundtrack of more antics of the cranky and mysterious characters from Kid Koala's comic book land of Nufonia.” Some of My Best Friends are DJs comes complete with the original 50-page comic book and mini chess game from the first pressing. On original release, the album was supported by a cabaret-style tour known as “The Short Attention Span Theatre”, which featured 3 DJs on 8 turntables, a slide show and a bingo game among other quirky surprises. Press & Promo: “Kid Koala is capable of making some of the best songs (and albums) in hip-hop” - Pitchfork “a surprisingly warm, tender record, hilarious in places and introspective in others” - Resident Advisor Press praise on release: Pitchfork (7.4/10), Resident Advisor (4/5), AllMusic (4.5/4), Spin (A), Alternative Press (4/5), The Village Voice (B+), Entertainment Weekly (B+) & more Kid Koala has toured with the likes of Radiohead, Bjork, Beastie Boys, Arcade Fire, Money Mark, John Medeski, A Tribe Called Quest, Mike Patton, Jack Johnson, DJ Shadow, and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He has also been involved in collaborations such as Gorillaz, Deltron 3030, and The Slew. Kid Koala has contributed to scores for director Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, as well as director Rian Johnson's Looper and has composed music for The National Film Board of Canada, Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim. He has written & published the award-winning graphic novels Nufonia Must Fall and Space Cadet.

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