New Releases

Kudos New Releases 20.05.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Dirty machine gun funk, dripping in fudgy acidic grooves on this twisted heater from native London badass Shy One. Techno collides with Jazz Fusion across three jams recorded straight out the box and cut exclusively onto …

Kudos New Releases 13.05.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Leftfield, Ambient 99CHANTS presents chant#9: Equations Collective x Lena Platonos x Rabih Beaini, a brace of remixes that rework chant#8's original sessions. Vanishing Lands is the most complex and dramatic work created to date by the artist …

Kudos New Releases 06.05.2022

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

Kudos New Releases 29.04.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Funk Freestyle digs deep to reissue this rare UK boogie 12" by Take Three, originally released back in 1983. Forming the first drop in a new reissue directive from the label, focused primarily on unearthing rare and …

Kudos New Releases 22.04.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz, Fusion, Disco The Psychedelic Freaks is a new alias of Horatio Luna's. The aptly titled debut LP Passing Through The Doorways Of Your Mind is an introspective 70s fusion space odyssey. Founded in 2019, Astral Flex …

Kudos New Releases 15.04.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Algebra Records head and multidisciplinary artist Casually Here (Nic Nell) self-releases his second solo album Possible Worlds which also comes in a clear limited edition vinyl. Belgian Kristof "(DJ) 4T4" Michiels has been around for a while, but Union Escapade is …

Kudos New Releases 08.04.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Out on Editions Mego, Nik Colk Void presents her debut solo album Bucked Up Space, following releases as one half of Factory Floor and one third of Carter Tutti Void (alongside Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni …

Kudos New Releases 01.04.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Hybrid Man returns after releasing four spacious cuts of downtempo breaks and house in 2019. This time debuting on Butter Sessions, the tracks on Shapeshifting feel like a natural progression, equally well-crafted with the DJ in …

Kudos New Releases 25.03.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Funk Dr. Dre and Jay-Z sampled, legendary cinematic funk combo CALIBRO 35 announces the reissue of their fifth album S.P.A.C.E. on ltd edition Crystal Orange vinyl and digital deluxe edition with bonus tracks. Radio Trip's Music Heads is released for …

Kudos New Releases 18.03.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Brazil Multi-talented musician and Moons' singer-songwriter Jennifer Souza presents her second solo album. With a sound palette that moves from Brazilian song to jazz, from melancholic folk to indie rock with multiple and unexpected instrumentation, Pacífica Pedra …

Kudos New Releases 11.03.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Middle Eastern Pop Habibi Funk returns with a curated selection of music made in the 80s by Egyptian artist Hamid El Shaeri, including the iconic track 'Ayonha'. Latin On Rocafort, Papa Orbe's debut album under his own name goes back to …

Kudos New Releases 04.03.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Funk  This latest 7" release from Kraak & Smaak showcases a couple of gems from the era that started it all. Calibro 35, the legendary crime funk combo sampled by Dr.Dre and Jay-Z, announce the reissue of Traitors, their …

Kudos New Releases 25.02.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Bastard Jazz a DJ friendly 4xLP to celebrate their 20th anniversary with brand new cuts from its current roster, plus a selection of catalogue material, some of it classic, some of it overlooked, and some of …

Kudos New Releases 18.02.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jungle Banoffee Pies' first edition of their white label series with Tim Reaper and Comfort Zone has been repressed for anyone who missed out the first time round. Soul Lovemonk brings us Burundian soul singer JP Bimeni's first album after his BBC 6 Music …

Kudos New Releases 11.02.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Reggae A huge drop this week from Reggae On Top and its sublabel King Earthquake. Jazz, Funk Beat-maker and bass player Moonbrew and organist and keyboardist Paolo Apollo Negri collaborate to create a sonic universe where hip hop meets funk …

Kudos New Releases 04.02.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Breaks, Techno On 7’’ this week, First Word comes with more music from Werkha! One track featured by Portuguese vocals of Moreiya and a second 4/4 and half time from Le Motel. DBA enlist four techno powerhouses for the latest in the 0.5 series …

Kudos New Releases 28.01.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Ambient, Field Recordings Hania Rani returns with a 12’’ EP including some of her favourite performed pieces re-arranged for Gondwana Records, on limited edition clear vinyl. Regno Maggiore is the debut album of Davide Meucci, Turin based artist, who …

Kudos New Releases 14.01.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Funk The Pro-Teens pay tribute to the late great MF DOOM, reimagining two iconic cuts from the deep catalogue of the infamous Metal Fingered Villain, ahead of a full-length LP of MF DOOM covers, coming later this …

Kudos New Releases 21.01.2022

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Iconic Norwegian producer and composer Biosphere follows up his evocative Angel's Flight release with a new album Shortwave Memories, an album inspired by the post-punk electronic music of the late 70's and early 80's, especially the …

Kudos New Releases 17.12.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz First up we have represses of Mathew Halsall’s Oneness and Colour Yes (Special Edition) on Gondwana Records. The sophomore album of the Hamburg Spinners, a contemporary soul, mod-jazz and R&B outfit based in Hamburg. Drummer/producer Teppo "Teddy Rok" Mäkynen shares two unreleased …

Kudos New Releases 10.12.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz First up this week, Gogo Penguin's stunning Fanfares receives an eagerly anticipated repress. Brooklyn based drummer/producer Jason Nazary (of Anteloper) makes his We Jazz Records debut with Spring Collection. Also on We Jazz, Timo Lassy's LP …

Kudos New Releases 03.12.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz, Fusion Taking a look at this week’s LPs we have Gondwana label boss Matthew Halsall’s hotly anticipated album Salute to the Sun Live at Hallé St. Peter’s. This will fly so act quick. The Roundtable return with a second offering of …

Kudos New Releases 26.11.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Disco, Funk, Soul Three stunning 7"s this week! Athens of the North bring us one of the finest gospel tracks ever cut to vinyl from vocalist Earl Young. Record Kicks present Gurami the first single from the …

Kudos New Releases 12.11.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Big one this week from Gondwana Records with Portico Quartet's new album Monument, the electronic driven follow-up to Terrain is available on double black vinyl, double clear vinyl and CD. Rosie Turton's Expansions and Transformations: Part …

Kudos New Releases 05.11.2021

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

Kudos New Releases 29.10.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Gondwana press a clear version of Portico Quartet's Terrain LP from earlier this year - your chance to grab this one after the previous versions sold out almost immediately. They've also repressed Portico Quartet & Hania Rani's split 12". Linda Fredriksson shares …

Kudos New Releases 22.10.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Athens Of The North Kicking off, Athens of the North drop by with two new albums, the Coast to Coast album is an unreleased slice of magical modern soul from 1976, and we've also got a second volume of their essential For …

Kudos New Releases 15.10.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic, Techno, Dance Kit Grill drops by with a new cassette on his Primary Colours imprint. Musically, Fragile is a more dance-centric record than 2020's Ride with eleven blistering tracks aimed straight for the dancefloor. Hysteria Temple Foundation step up …

Kudos New Releases 08.10.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Dan Berkson, former member of dance music duo Berkson & What, turns his hand to jazz with his debut album Dialogues on Freestyle Records -  an accomplished and rewarding body of work pulled together during his final days in …

Kudos New Releases 01.10.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Funk, Disco There's a whole host of great albums going this week, including a new one from feel-good funk & hip-hop duo The Allergies on Jalapeno and a third volume of Japanese funk, disco & boogie from the Wamono vaults on 180G. On the …

Kudos New Releases 24.09.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Funk Lack of Afro's Music For Adverts has become something of a classic since it's release on Freestyle back in 2014. Long sold out, and commanding pretty high prices second hand, it's about time it was repressed... now the wait is …

Kudos New Releases 17.09.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Soul, Funk We have a whole host of treats for you Funk & Soul lovers dropping this week, including musical delights from Timmions, Athens of the North, Beatsqueeze Records and Matasuna Records. Little Ann's classic album 'Deep Shadows' …

Kudos New Releases 10.09.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz We have three beautiful Jazz albums out today, from Australia, Finland and the UK. Firstly, a brilliant reissue on The Roundtable from Brian Brown Quintet. Composer and saxophonist Brown was a versatile musician whose music melded …

Kudos New Releases 03.09.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic A huge new release this week from Overmono, a stunning remix of For Those I Love's 'I Have Love', available on vinyl for the first time ever. Single sided with laser etched flip consisting of an …

Kudos New Releases 27.08.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic First up this week, Central Processing Unit reaches number 100 of it's legendary binary catalogue numbers with a special release from Cygnus. He was the first artist to release on the label back in 2012 so it …

Kudos New Releases 20.08.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz First up on LP, Shapes of Rhythm have provided us with an atmospheric LP from Amateur Dramatics. Finnish label, festival and record store We Jazz have released a magazine titled ‘World Galaxy’. Issue 001 features a cover piece on Alice Coltrane by Ashley Kahn, …

Kudos New Releases 13.08.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz, Funk, Reggae First up, we have a limited edition clear 7” from Mammal Hands on Gondwana Records; Altercat have reissued of one of Argentina's top jazz-funk albums by Jorge Navarro.  Berlin based label Habibi Funk have released …

Kudos New Releases 06.08.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Lord & Dego drop a surprise LP on us on their 2000Black imprint - these two need no introduction and it's bound to move quick so don't hang about on this one. Walter Prati & Ricciardi Belgiojoso kick off the …

Kudos New Releases 30.07.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Gondwana Records Gondwana Records have been busy repressing some of our favourite titles from Matthew Halsall, Portico Quartet and Hania Rani, these won't stick around for long so act quick! Electronic On the albums front we've got some …

Kudos New Releases 23.07.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Soul Jalapeño Records welcome back Soopasoul for a funky 7” titled ‘If It Ain't Funky Back It Up’, Funk Embassy Records have put together a compilation of funk, soul, disco and jazz from the 1970-80s Soviet Estonia era, Additional soul 7”s this …

Kudos New Releases 16.07.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Soul We've got two exciting titles shipping, firstly Athens of the North reissuing a rare boogiefunk 45 from Christopher Jay, a personal favourite of label boss Euan Fryer this one comes with a picture sleeve, a rarity for Athens! We've …

Kudos New Releases 09.07.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Classical, Jazz First up this week, Hania Rani returns to Gondwana with a collection of her Music for Film & Theatre, this is now available on LP with a limited edition clear vinyl also available.  Plenty of jazz albums ready to go …

Kudos New Releases 02.07.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Plenty of jazz albums ready to go this week including two Matthew Halsall represses from Gondwana, Colour Yes and Oneness are available in highly limited numbers once again. Petter Eldh and Koma Saxo team up for an explosive live album on We Jazz, available on CD, …

Kudos New Releases 25.06.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Linkwood has been busy lately, but he returns to Athens of the North with 14 new lo-fi electro-tinged tracks on this new album. Speed Dealer Moms, the side project of Aaron Funk, John Frusciante and Chris McDonald, make their …

Kudos New Releases 18.06.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Overmono have dropped a hard hitting two tracker on their Poly Kicks label, expect breakbeat & UKG from this duo. Next up, Adam Curtain releases a 4 track EP on his Troublemaker imprint with some broken house and techno …

Kudos New Releases 11.06.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz First up with this week's jazz offerings, Tampo lands on WeJazz with a two track single of latin jazz inspired by cumbia and mambo. There's also a CD version of sneakyjesus' debut on South London label Shapes of Rhythm. Electronic 12"s …

Kudos New Releases 04.06.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Soul, R&B, Hip Hop Big news this week as we have the new album from Children of Zeus shipping on First Word Records - following up their incredible debut Travel Light, Konny Kon and Tyler Daly return with Balance - the definitive UK Street …

Kudos New Releases 28.05.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Albums wise, we have a new Portico Quartet LP in the form of Terrain on Gondwana Records. The boys have moved into long form territory on this one which really seems to suit their sprawling compositional approach. We also …

Kudos New Releases 21.05.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Gondwana Records Gondwana bring us a repress of Portico Quartet's Memory Streams, as well as two represses from Hania Rani, Esja and Home. These are sure to be in high demand so act quick with these ones! Electronic Church have repressed Laurence Guy's classic Saw You For The First Time - …

Kudos New Releases 14.05.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Gondwana bring us two represses of classic Go Go Penguin and Matthew Halsall titles, both sure to be in high demand and as usual. There's also a repress of Menagerie's Many Worlds on Freestyle that's sure to move quickly too! 7"s this week include a couple of …