San Diego Entertainment Guide

San Diego Entertainment Guide

Events in San Diego

Deltron 3030 with Kid Koala


Nov 26, 2013

Tue 8:00 PM

1055 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101



  • Deltron 3030
  • Kid Koala

More Info

Event Details

venue: House of Blues San Diego
date & time: Nov 26 08:00 PM / add to my calendar
price: $25 to $75
genre: Dance
age: all
buy tickets

Performer Info

Kid Koala: Back in 1996, Kid Koala became the first North American artist signed to UK label Ninja Tune. In the years that followed Kid Koala released a string of remixes and toured North America with fellow Ninja artists: Coldcut, DJ Food and DJ Vadim. But it was not long before his skill, innovation, and performance style led him to attract attention from those outside the club community. In 1998, he was invited to join Money Mark’s band, and then went on the road to open for the Beastie Boys on their "Hello Nasty" world tour.

In 2000, Ninja Tune released Kid Koala’s debut album “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome” which received international praise by the press for having defied expectation. The album featured a video game and a 32-page comic illustrated by Kid Koala himself. Following the release of the album Kid Koala toured extensively in North America and Europe as a member of groups such as Deltron 3030, Lovage, Bullfrog and on his own, opening for some of his favorite artists, Radiohead and Bjork.

While on the road, Kid Koala kept busy with pen to paper, illustrating a 350-page book called “Nufonia Must Fall” which was accompanied by a soundtrack that he composed on the piano. Shortly after the release of this book came the release of his second album, “Some of My Best Friends are DJs” complete with a 50-page comic book and mini chess game. This 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. Following this tour Kid Koala performed DJ sets in Australia, Asia, Europe, Russia, North America and South America, all the while working on a new book and a very eccentric puppet show scheduled to take place in 2006.

Kid Koala is now on the road supporting his newest album on Ninja Tune, “Your Mom’s Favorite DJ”. On this record he shows that his chosen means of..the turntable) is used not as a way of showing that he can do faster crabs than anyone else, but as a way of telling stories. Although there is the romance, silent movie comedy and swing that your mother may well smile at and even shake her booty to, the enthralling deftness and complexity you’d expect from Kid Koala is also here - woven together with classic hip hop beats, breaks and generous swathes of heavy guitars.



Local events, food, fashion & shopping via email

CRSSD the Universe

CRSSD the Universe

91x's Robin Roth gives us her must-see live-music picks for this weekend, including CRSSD Festival at Waterfront Park on Oct. 10-11.

Win Tickets to See Florence & the Machine!

Win Tickets to See Florence & the Machine!

Florence & the Machine are coming to Viejas Arena on Oct. 14 and we're giving away FOUR tickets to the show!

FREE Sound LIVE at Park & Rec

FREE Sound LIVE at Park & Rec

Free music from Quel Bordel, 9 Theory and San Diego Best New Artist of 2015, plus FREE food and a hosted happy hour sponsored by Belching Beaver Brewery!

The Fresh Sound of Solo Bass

The Fresh Sound of Solo Bass

Mesmerizing, trance-like vamps grabbed at the listener and never let go.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

Janet Jackson, Steve Miller, Chicago and The Cars are among the first-time nominees being considered for induction next year in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

See more SoundDiego