Welcome to this week’s run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse.
An explosive debut from the US based funk outfit The Grease Traps that’s sure to win fans all over. 7″s this week come from some of our most reliable 45 labels, Bombstrikes drop a double header from Ali B and Sam Redmore lands on Jalapeno.
Breaks, Electro, Techno
Multi-disciplinary producer and singer J.Lamotta teams up with Japanese beat-scene-monger BudaMunk to present collaborative album Searching Skies via Jakarta Records. On Melting Pot, Summers Sons reflect on their past, present and future as sons, brothers, husbands, fathers and friends.
Latin, Jazz, Fusion
It’s back-to-back hits with the return of the Names You Can Trust split single series featuring two new emerging artists and record debuts. Multi-instrumentalists Nichol Thomson and Shawn Lee collaborate on their debut album Studio City. JK Group, a powerhouse nu-jazz band that sits in the crossover of raw, live jazz and electronic/dance production, present their second EP What’s Real? on La Sape.
Death Is Not The End
Death Is Not The End bring a haunting collection of Japanese ryukoka recordings to CD for the first time. They’ve also enlisted American folklorist Derek Piotr to compile a collection of mountain songs recorded in North Carolina, on cassette.
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