For immediate release
February 28, 2012
Canada Aviation and Space Museum lands Kid Koala's Space Cadet Show
OTTAWA, February 28, 2012 — Kid Koala's popular and unique Space Cadet Headphone Tour project will be in Ottawa for the first time this Spring at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.
Each member of the audience will be able to immerse themselves into Kid Koala's live rendition of his brilliant album whilst lying on individual inflatable 'space pods' equipped with their own set of headphones. Part music, part storytelling, Kid Koala invites you into the world of the Space Cadet graphic novel in a show you will never forget. Bring the entire family, it's an all ages event!
Kid Koala's Space Cadet Headphone Tour will be presented on six occasions over three days at the Canada Space and Aviation Museum on April 13-15. Tickets will go on sale on www.capitaltickets.ca on March 1st. For more details regarding the shows' schedule, please visit:
Kid Koala is a world-renowned scratch DJ who has made a name for himself not only with his music, but also with his visual art. He has released three solo albums on Ninja Tune: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2001), Some of My Best Friends Are DJs (2003), and Your Mom's Favorite DJ (2006). He has also been involved in collaborations such as Gorillaz, Deltron 3030, and The Slew.
He has toured with the likes of Radiohead, the Beastie Boys, Money Mark, John Medeski, Mike Patton, Jack Johnson, DJ Shadow, and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He 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, Sesame Street, the Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim. His unforgettable live shows range from silly touring turntable carnivals like Short Attention Span Theater (featuring turntable bingo) to quiet-time events like Music To Draw To.
He lives in Montreal with his wife, baby daughter and pet shrimp Amanda.