"DUBBED « LOCAL UNDERGROUND HIGH FLIER » AND « THE BEST KEPT SECRET IN OUR LATITUDES » BY SOME IN THE MONTREAL PRESS, AKIDO IS AN INDIE ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN QUIETLY RELEASING MUSIC SINCE 2004."

I'm Kim, I make music. 

I am a Canadian music composer who lives and works in Montreal.

I released 5 albums independently under the moniker aKido, through my label AND PUBLISHING COMPANY Nordique.

Right now I am scoring films & tv series.

You can message me directly here.

STATS

  • 3,000,000 cumulative listens on YouTube (source: Audiam) 

  • Featured on 3voor12 VPRO, 22tracks.com, Radio-Canada/Bande-a-part.fm, CBC Radio 3, Voir.ca, among others.

  • Four (4) albums: 
    Playtime (2004) - Blink (2007) - Gamechanger (2010) - Undark (2012)

  • One (1) soundtrack: 
    Inside the Mind of Leonardo (2014)

  • One (1) compilation: 
    X YEARS OF AKIDO (2016)

  • Three (3) EPs: 
    Les Humains EP (2004) - Thearly Ears EP (2010) - Remodels Vol.1 (2011)

CHARTS

AWARDS

LIVE

  • Performed live notably at the Montreal Jazz Fest on the Bell Stage, the Sirius Canada launch and live broadcast, the Festi-Jazz de Rimouski, Les Vendredis Nocturnes at the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Musique Plus' Ste-Catherine, The CBC R3/Bande-a-part 5th anniversary Spectrum and Drake shows & the 60th anniversary of Radio-Canada International at the Metropolis.

  • Opened for Frederico Aubele, Karkwa, Mistress Barbara, Malajube, Pawa Up First among others.

COLLABORATIONS

  • Production, mixing and/or remixes for Millimetrik, Pawa Up First, Alexandre Desilets, Patricia Kaas, Diane Dufresne, Michel Cusson, Terez Montcalm, Les Trois Accords, Banjo Consorsium, Yann Perreau. Remixed by Synthamesk, Millimetrik, Archibald Singleton.

  • Music licensed notably in ADIDAS Originals campaigns (12 & 3)—TV series Descending, The Best Years & Les Béliers (1 & 2)—Multimedia company Moment Factory.