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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.[1]

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)
Genre
Length34:58
LabelNinja Tune
ProducerKid Koala
Kid Koala chronology
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
(2000)
Some of My Best Friends Are DJs
(2003)
Live from the Short Attention Span Audio Theater Tour!!
(2005)

Contents

Critical receptionEdit

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic78/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [3]
Alternative Press4/5[4]
Blender     [5]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[6]
Pitchfork7.4/10[7]
Resident Advisor4/5[8]
Rolling Stone     [9]
SpinA[10]
The Village VoiceB+[11]

On Metacritic, Some of My Best Friends Are DJs received an average score of 78 out of 100 based on 16 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[2]

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."[3]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
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
9."Robochacha"1:45
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

ChartsEdit

Chart (2003) Peak
position
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[1] 26

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs by Kid Koala". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  3. ^ a b Samuelson, Sam. "Some of My Best Friends Are DJ's – Kid Koala". AllMusic. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  4. ^ "Kid Koala: Some of My Best Friends Are DJs". Alternative Press (184): 118. November 2003.
  5. ^ Hsu, Hua (November 2003). "Kid Koala: Some of My Best Friends are DJs". Blender (21): 114. Archived from the original on June 15, 2004. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Endelman, Michael (October 10, 2003). "Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  7. ^ Linhardt, Alexander Lloyd (October 22, 2003). "Kid Koala: Some of My Best Friends Are DJs". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  8. ^ Hogwood, Ben (November 26, 2003). "Kid Koala – Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs". Resident Advisor. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  9. ^ Hoard, Christian (November 13, 2003). "Kid Koala: Some of My Best Friends Are DJs". Rolling Stone: 99.
  10. ^ "Breakdown". Spin. 20 (1): 100. January 2004. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  11. ^ Christgau, Robert (January 13, 2004). "Consumer Guide: MLK Fever". The Village Voice. Retrieved April 17, 2018.

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