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Kid Koala - Emperor's Main Course



kid koala emperors main course in cantonese
Kid Koala - Emperor's Main Course In Cantonese
(10") Ninja Tune ZEN1093, 2000-04-27

Review :
A partir du thème de "The last emperor" écrit et interprèté par David Byrne (ex-Talking Heads, boss du label Luaka Bop), Kid Koala réalise une ballade hip hop enivrante et un tant soit peu déstructurée aux champignons noirs. Saupoudrée d'écorces de scratches du Tibet et enrobée d'une sauce hip hop au beurre, elle agrémentera parfaitement votre vidéo amateur de "Ninja Dj et le Lotus Bleu dans le Bronx".
Pour la scène "Suspens" où notre héros doit désamorcer une bombe en apesanteur dans un hangar métallique, "Space cadet" fera l'affaire. Ce problème résolu, notre ninja devra traverser la scène d'un ballet burlesque, ce qui ne lui prendra pas trop de temp une fois son tutu sur le ventre. Passée cette interlude loufoque, il se retrouvera, pour le final, miniaturisé à l'échelle insectoïde dans une jungle de sonorités disproportionnées de toutes sortes de petits animaux, herbes et insectes. Le film se conclut sur la description d'une gentille niaise, au téléphone, au détective chargé de l'enquête sur toute l'histoire: "That's a koala bear, it's just there".
Note very strange kind of koala : 5/5 (Djouls)

kid koala emperors main course in cantonese
Kid Koala - Emperor's Main Course In Cantonese
(10") Ninja Tune ZEN1093, 2000-04-27

Tracklisting :
01. Emperors Main Course
02. Space Cadet
03. Barhopper 3
04. Bugs N Beats

Press Release :
The Kid returns, fingers flickering, wrists wicky-wickering - the very last emperor of the golden age of deck-based frippery placed now in an era of technique-over-content and crap hip hop bluster over doing DAT thing. An EP of such blustery, tangential silliness is itself a beautiful thing to behold. But throw in the Koala's obsessions with urban angst, Peter O'Toole's mate with the glasses, marsupials and, of course, the ones and the twos, and you end up with a subtle miniature epic of alienation, love, madness, despair andŠ oh, alright: turntables. All hail the king.
Djouls

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