Kid Koala on writing an entire video game soundtrack for Floor Kids

Canadian DJ Kid Koala talks about how scoring an entire video game is much more than just recording an album.
Kid Koala's video game soundtrack for Floor Kids is out now. (Getty Images)

If you own a Nintendo Switch, you might be familiar with the intro song to Floor Kids, a break-dancing video game. Legendary Canadian DJ Eric San, a.k.a. Kid Koala, is the artist behind that tune. Since the mid-'90s he's been at the forefront of scratch DJing and has become a true-innovator on the outer-limits of double-vinyl exploration. But with Floor Kids, Kid Koala faced a challenge even he'd never seen before — how do you score an entire video game? As he explains, it's not just recording an album, because there's a lot that goes into a video game soundtrack than you might expect. Today, he joins guest host Jael Richardson live in the q studio to talk about how he's collected all of his work on Floor Kids into a soundtrack that's out now. 

Produced by Mitch Pollock


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