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2 reviews | 8 people love this record: be the 9th!

Kid Koala deals with vocals and lyrics for the first time on this album, with Emiliana Torrini lending her delicate voice to Koala’s songs. Music To Draw To: Satellite, which was inspired by the Mars 1 space mission, is released by Arts & Crafts on CD and vinyl, with a special edition deluxe CD-with-sketchbook edition available only while stocks last.


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Music To Draw To: Satellite by Kid Koala featuring Emiliana Torrini
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8 people love this record. Be the 9th!
9/10 Jamie Staff review, 22 March 2017

Here's a record that brought us all to a collective hush when Ian stuck it on the office stereo, from two artists I've long admired. Kid Koala has brightened many of my days with his dazzling turntablism, idiosyncratic cut-and-paste hip hop, impish sense of humour and wildly entertaining live shows, with a wide-arcing musical influences informing everything he does. Emiliana Torrini is a singer-songwriter who has consistently impressed for a decade or more. It's perhaps a slightly improbable pairing but one that works like a dream.

The first of a planned series of collaborative ‘Music to Draw to’ albums, ‘Satellite’ was inspired by the Mars 1 space mission and its tales of discovery and loss. The music here reflects a variety of feelings: introspective, thoughtful melancholy and forward-looking optimism being the main thematic moods; Torrini’s gently dripping, honeyed voice vocalises big, spacey themes and tickles the Koala’s soft furry underbelly.

The turntablism is still there, albeit taking a nuanced back-seat, set amongst a variety of sounds stitched perfectly together by kk -- a gently burbling bass bloop here, a guitar twang there -- all suffused by comforting, richly blanketing ambience. And of course that gorgeous voice, often barely above a whisper. All recorded apparently in the depths of a Canadian winter; on this particularly chilly and grey second day of Spring in Leeds, this all makes so much sense. Music that’s certainly heartwarming; I might even get around to drawing to it.


8/10 Tim Customer rating (no review), 18th April 2017

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