Kid Koala

Turntablist / DJ

Born: 1975
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Best known as: Scratchin' deejay from Montreal

Name at birth: Eric San

Canadian turntablist Eric San started deejaying in clubs in Vancouver in the late 1980s, and by 1997 had released two singles on the club circuit in Montreal, "Scratchappyland" and "Charlie Brown." Known for his scratching skills and re-mixes with a quirky sense of humor, he has also released the album Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2000) and the single "Drunken Trumpet," and appeared on several compilation albums for the label Ninja Tune. In 2001 he toured with Radiohead and with his band, Bullfrog.

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