KOI CHILD are a seven piece hip-hop/jazz collective from Fremantle, WA.
The band released their debut self-titled album, mixed and produced by Kevin Parker of TAME IMPALA, via Warner Music Group in March 2016 to critical acclaim debuting at #6 on the ARIA Charts. The album was nominated for ‘Best Urban Album’ at the 2016 ARIA Awards and won Best Album at the 2016 WAM Awards.
The album has received strong international radio play (triple J, Beats 1 Radio w/ Ebro Darden, BBC Radio 1 from Zane Lowe, KCRW among others) and has received praise online from Pitchfork, The Fader, Noisey, Earmilk & Rolling Stone among others. The band also featured in Spotify’s ‘Spotlight on 2016 Australia & New Zealand’.
The band has sold out headline tours across Australia, supported Tame Impala on their ‘Currents’ national tour and supporting acts such as Hiatus Kaiyote, Fat Freddy’s Drop and Bloc Party among others. The band have also performed many prestigious Australian festivals such as Golden Plains, Groovin’ The Moo, Strawberry Fields and the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival in 2017. They have also just returned from their first US tour around SXSW, including packed rooms in LA, Austin, NYC and a sold-out end of tour show in Philadelphia.