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Kid Koala's new album comes with a cardboard, hand-powered DIY record player kit

Eric Steuer

Legendary DJ/turntablist Kid Koala just released a new album called "12 bit Blues." It's a great record, a sample-heavy recreation of American blues music that is as dusty (in a good way) as hip-hop gets. In his usual hypercreative fashion, Koala is paring the first run of CDs and vinyl pressings with a cardboard, hand-powered record player kit. Put it together using the instructions in this video, and you can play the flexidisc that also comes with the album.

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