Koi Child

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Koi Child
OriginPerth, Western Australia
Genres
Years active2014–2018
Labels
Associated acts
Websitekoichild.com
Members
  • Shannon Cruz Patterson
  • Blake Hart
  • Christian Ruggiero
  • Jamie Canny
  • Sam Newman
  • Tom Kenny
  • Yann Vissac

Koi Child was an Australian hip-hop band from Fremantle, Perth, Australia. They formed in 2014 through the combination of two bands; Kashikoi and Child's Play. Their self-titled debut album was recorded, mixed and co-produced by Kevin Parker of Tame Impala[3] and was released in March 2016. In 2018, Koi Child disbanded.[4]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

  • Koi Child (2016)

Awards and nominations[edit]

WAM Awards[edit]

Koi Child have won five awards from eight nominations.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2015[5] Koi Child Best Urban Act Nominated
Most Popular New Act Won
Black Panda Most Popular Music Video Nominated
2016[6] Koi Child Most Popular Act Won
Best Urban Act (tied win with Mathas) Won
Koi Child Best Album Won
Tom Kenny Best Keys/Synth Artist[7] Nominated
"1-5-9" Most Popular Music Video Won

ARIA Awards[edit]

Koi Child have been nominated for one ARIA.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016[8] Koi Child Best Urban Album Nominated

Band members[edit]

  • Shannon Cruz Patterson – vocals (2014–present)
  • Blake Hart – drums (2014–present)
  • Christian Ruggiero – tenor saxophone (2014–present), baritone saxophone (2016–present)
  • Jamie Canny – alto saxophone (2014–present)
  • Sam Newman – trombone (2014–present)
  • Tom Kenny – keyboards and synthesizers (2014–2017)
  • Yann Vissac – bass guitar (2014–present)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Koi Child review". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Koi Child review". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  3. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/mar/19/koi-child-review-self-titled-debut-lp-sprinkled-with-kevin-parkers-magic
  4. ^ https://twitter.com/koichildtheband
  5. ^ "WAM Awards 2015". WAM. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  6. ^ "WAM Awards 2016". WAM. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  7. ^ "WAM Awards 2016". WAM. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  8. ^ ARIA Music Awards for Koi Child: