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Some of My Best Friends Are DJs

Some of My Best Friends Are DJs is the second studio album by Canadian turntablist Kid Koala, released on Ninja Tune in 2003. It peaked at number 26 on the UK Independent Albums Chart.[6]

Some of My Best Friends Are DJs
Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 7, 2003 (2003-10-07)
GenreTurntablism, hip hop
LabelNinja Tune
ProducerKid Koala
Kid Koala chronology
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Some of My Best Friends Are DJs
Live from the Short Attention Span Audio Theater Tour!!
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer GuideB+[3]
Resident Advisor4.0/5[5]


Critical receptionEdit

According to Metacritic, the album received an average score of 78 out of 100 based on 16 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Sam Samuelson of AllMusic gave the album 4.5 stars out of 5, saying: "More subtle than Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Some of My Best Friends Are DJs shows a serious artist crafting his medium."[2]

Track listingEdit

1."Strat Hear"0:05
2."Basin Street Blues"4:47
3."Radio Nufonia"0:51
4."Stompin' at Le Savoi"2:04
5."Space Cadet 2"3:22
6."Grandmaphone Speaks"0:14
7."Skanky Panky"3:23
8."Flu Season"1:10
10."Elevator Hopper"1:35
11."Annie's Parlour"4:02
12."Bonus Materials: On the Set of Fender Bender"2:21
13."More Dance Music"4:39
14."Vacation Island"4:21
15."Negatron Speaks"0:19


Chart Peak
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[6] 26


  1. ^ a b "Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs by Kid Koala". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Samuelson, Sam. "Some of My Best Friends Are DJ's - Kid Koala". AllMusic. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Kid Koala". Christgau's Consumer Guide. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  4. ^ Linhardt, Alexander Lloyd (October 22, 2003). "Kid Koala: Some of My Best Friends Are DJs". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  5. ^ Hogwood, Ben (November 26, 2003). "Kid Koala - Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs". Resident Advisor. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50: 12 October 2003 - 18 October 2003". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 17, 2018.

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