Kudos Distribution

Kudos New Releases 06.05.2022

Welcome to this week’s run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse.


Lord & Dego return to 2000Black with another self-titled album of broken boogie heaters. LNDFK (aka Linda Feki) presents her ground-breaking debut album, Kuni on Brooklyn-based Bastard Jazz Recordings. Having previously released records on Detroit Underground and fellow Utrecht label 030303 between them, Qualia arrive on U-Trax with their eponymous EP of four deep tracks


Cologne-based, multi-instrumentalist and creative jazz powerhouse Gianni Brezzo presents his full-length LP Tutto Passa, arriving via Berlin’s Jakarta Records. PM Warson is back with his second album of vintage R&B and Soul bangers, Dig Deep Repeat.

Timmion present three 7″s this week by Carlton Jumel Smith & Cold Diamond & Mink – The Loveliness of You; Heaven In My Arms; and Devoted To You.

Jazz, Fusion

Death Is Not The End present a survey of the modern jazz & hard-bop scenes that emerged in the new cultural melting pot of post war London, with recordings from the end of the 1940s through to the early 1960s. South London based producer and multi-instrumentalist Neue Grafik announces his new EP Foulden Road Part II from his Neue Grafik Ensemble band. Bassist and composer Milo Fitzpatrick (Portico Quartet) launches new collaborative project Vega Trails with saxophonist Jordan Smart (Mammal Hands), kicking off with Tremors in the Static.


Taken from, Hard Upthe acclaimed 10th studio album from the Melbourne Soul / Funk trailblazers, Nothing I Wanna Know About is a crisp funk number with Kylie Auldist delivering her reliably storming vocals plus an absolutely killer percussion breakdown. Kraak & Smack‘s famous Squeeze Me is reissued on 7″.


Philippe Sanmiguel has been the producer of albums by the famous Malian bluesman Samba Touré since his international debut, his project Black Mango was his opportunity to work with his favourite musicians, it started with an EP released on Glitterbeat Records in 2014 from which the idea for a full-length album was born. Minoru “Hoodoo” Fushimi‘s impossible to find first album finally reissued for the first time ever. Prince of Queens teams up with the voice of El Julius, his Colombian countryman and New York neighbour on Rompe Cadenas. YANGA makes their long-awaited return to Names You Can Trust with two new scorching originals, further building upon a foundation of Afro-Colombian rhythms like cumbia, garabato and zambapalo. 

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