New Releases

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 …

Kudos New Releases 07.05.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Albums wise, there's a repress of Matthew Halsall's Salute to the Sun and Fletcher Moss Park on Gondwana Records. Next up, we have a 3 x LP bundle from We Jazz and CD of free improvisation jazz …

Kudos New Releases 30.04.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Albums wise, there's a repress of Matthew Halsall's Into Forever on Gondwana, limited copies of this sought after classic UK jazz release, we also have a live recording of Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen on We Jazz Helsinki. …

Kudos New Releases 23.04.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Reggae Albums wise, we have classic funky soulful reggae from Gold Connection on Dub Store and Lebanese musician Roger Fakhr on Habibi Funk. Finally, we have a 7" from Kerbside Collection on Legere. Electronic Two 12"s this week include an EP from Posy on Bastard Jazz and a four track celebration of …

Kudos New Releases 16.04.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. A short but sweet one this week! Lord & Dego return to 2000Black with an uptempo EP of broken boogie heaters. Johannes Auvinen steps away from his acidic Tin Man alias for this transcendental collection of tracks under his own name …

Kudos New Releases 09.04.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic First up we have a new album from UK don Kaidi Tatham on First Word. 12"s this week sees new titles from Marc Mac on his Omniverse label; Glume & Phossa on Deep Medi and Jonny Faith on Heard & Felt. There's also releases from Hecker on Editions Mego and Portraits GRM and ETCH on Seagrave. Pop, Jazz Gondwana Records …

Kudos New Releases 02.04.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz On the jazz front, we have a repress of Matthew Halsall's Oneness on Gondwana, triple LP and CD with artwork by The Designers Republic. Mo Jazz Records bring us two jazz-funk grails from Roy Porter Sound Machine. Electronic On the 12" front, we've got a …

Kudos New Releases 26.03.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Soul/ R&B Athens of the North release a compilation of tracks from the late Leon Gardner's Igloo Records alias  - these tracks went under the radar at the time but have been recently rediscovered thanks to Jazzman's Gerald Short and Athens of …

Kudos New Releases 19.03.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic On the electronic music front, we have essential new titles for you - starting with the next addition to the Banoffee Pies Black Label Series, a 4 track various artist compilation traversing garage, house, breakbeat and more. …

Kudos New Releases 12.03.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of physical releases shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic On the electronic music front, we have essential new titles for you - starting with Eglo Records. Natalie Slade's debut album 'Control' has been completely reimagined and transformed into Jungle, Footwork, Garage, Broken Beat and Hip Hop …

Kudos New Releases 05.03.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic On the electronic music front, we have essential new titles from Bodies In Motion, Death is not the End and Barbershop Records to check out. We also have new titles from Four Flies, Poly Kicks, Research Records and …

Kudos New Releases 26.02.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic On the electronic music front, theres essential new titles from Central Processing Unit, Banoffee Pies and Eglo Records all worth getting your ears around! We also have new titles from BRUK, Kit Records and Wonderwheel to check out. Soul, Disco, …

Kudos New Releases 19.02.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz On the jazz front, we have the CD repress of Matthew Halsall's Salute to the Sun. The LP repress will follow shortly, so bear with us on that! We also have a 7" from Shay Hazan Quintet on Jazz45. Reggae, …

Kudos New Releases 12.02.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Reggae, Jazz First up, Freestyle Records have delivered us a repress of Bunny Scott's To Love Somebody, Scott, better known as Third World singer Bunny Rugs teamed up with Lee 'Scratch' Perry at the Black Ark studio in 1975 and the result was this soulful reggae …

Kudos New Releases 05.02.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Banoffee Pies deliver a punchy, chest-rattling EP from Cassius Select. We also have a much needed repress of Biosphere's seminal 2000 album Cirque. On the 12" front, we have a stunning new release from London based producer/singer Emilee, five original tracks backed with …

Kudos New Releases 29.01.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Soul On the albums front we have a re-release of a rare Southern soul classic from William Stuckey on Athens of the North. Alt-soul star Olivier St Louis returns to First Word Records with a full length EP. Cross-genre La Sape provide the …

Kudos New Releases 22.01.2021

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. On the albums front there's two new Spiritual Jazz titles from Jazzman. Whereas previous titles in the series looked back at legendary and sometimes overlooked catalogues, these two new volumes compile the best of contemporary modal and progressive jazz from …

Kudos New Releases 15.01.2021

Happy New Year! Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz On the jazz front, we have a new album from Australian Spiritual Jazz outfit Menagerie on Freestyle Records. Helmed by Lance Ferguson, Menagerie have been acclaimed by all the right tastemakers from Jamie Cullum to Gilles Peterson …

Kudos New Releases 18.12.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Deep Medi drop a couple of 12"s from Quasar and Commodo to see the year out, and Brother Nebula releases a cosmic double LP on Legwork. Soul, R&B, Jazz 12"s include a new one from UK titans Andrew Ashong and Kaidi Tatham on Kitto Records, absolutely essential for fans …

Kudos New Releases 11.12.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Albums wise, we've got some great titles coming, the legendary Charles Webster drops his first album in twenty years courtesy of Dimensions Records, and new label Foam on a Wave have remastered and reissued Ultramarine's cult 1990 'ambient techno' album Folk. The description doesn't really …

Kudos New Releases 04.12.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic First up for this week, we have Martin Rev with '3 Raw Takes' on Sähkö Recordings, featuring three unreleased early takes from Martin Rev's Les Nymphes album from 2008. Bristol born, Berlin-based label Banoffee Pies have released …

Kudos New Releases 27.11.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz This week's jazz offering is from Helsinki based record label We Jazz. Rightly acclaimed as The Guardian's Jazz Album of the Month, Berlin-based Swiss vocalist Lucia Cadotsch returns with her celebrated Speak Low trio for their second …

Kudos New Releases 20.11.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Jazz albums this week include a stunning new one from label boss Matthew Halsall on his Gondwana label available on CD and black double LP, plus a black vinyl version of the Paradise Cinema album from earlier in the year. Soul, Funk On the Soul …

Kudos New Releases 13.11.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Kicking things off this week we have OOH-Sounds with a tape from Callum Gunn with his debut LP on the label. Next up, fresh off the back of his Timedance release, Laksa makes his Hessle Audio debut. Touch …

Kudos New Releases 06.11.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Kicking things off this week we have Automatic Tasty returning to CPU Records with straight up electro; an absolute club banger from Dele Sosimi & Medlar on Wah Wah 45s and a trancey reissue from Banoffee Pies. Seagrave release a double LP from Drumskull …

Kudos New Releases 30.10.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic 12"s this week sees Boogie Angst drop four hot hot disco heaters from the likes of Get To Know and Titeknots, whilst there's a new slice of downlow house from the mysterious Bodies In Motion imprint. Souleance drop by on First Word and A/T/O/S release a trip-hop album …

Kudos New Releases 23.10.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Psychadelic / Funky Pop Kicking things off this week, we've got a wonderful psychedelic collection of tracks from Brazil's Gus Levy courtesy of a collaboration between 180G & Disk Union. Electronic Electronic 12"s see Mainframe Audio regulars Two Shell return with a hotly tipped four tracker of brooding …

Kudos New Releases 16.10.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Electronic Kicking things off this week, Ulrich Troyer remasters his acclaimed Mego debut NOK for 2020 on his own 4bit Productions label. The repress of Anz's Hessle Audio debut has also landed this week - great if you missed out first time round. Dancehall Duppy Gun presents the …

Kudos New Releases 09.10.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz On the albums front this week brings us a new title from Portico Quartet and Szun Waves member Jack Wyllie with his new project Paradise Cinema.Recorded in Dakar, Senegal, this album mixes traditional Senegalese instruments with field …

Kudos New Releases 02.10.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz Gondwana Records continue their highly limited 7" series with two new releases, the first featuring two cuts from Dwight Trible's Inspirations album featuring label boss Matthew Halsall, and the second featuring two alternate versions of some Go Go Penguin favourites.  Next up, we have new …

Kudos New Releases 25.09.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz A couple of albums on a jazz tip, AINON land on WeJazz with a nice spiritual jazz release in a lovely tip-on sleeve, and Plug Seven collect the cream of Australias exciting jazz scene on this Seven Wonders compilation, featuring contributions from WVR BVBY, GODTET, Daniel …

Kudos New Releases 18.09.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. Jazz This week on the jazz front, we have the latest in Jazzman's ever reliable 'Spiritual Jazz' series, the 12th in the odyssey, this time focusing on Impulse! Records. First Word welcome Takuya Kuroda to their roster for …

Kudos New Releases 11.09.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. We have plenty of new electronic, jazz, reggae, soul and funk offerings for you so let's dive in. Jazz To kick things off, the formidable Mammal Hands are back on Gondwana for their 4th album. Brothers Nick & Jordan Smart and Jesse …

Kudos New Releases 04.09.2020

Welcome to this week's run down of new titles shipping from the Kudos warehouse. We have plenty of new electronic, jazz, reggae and funk offerings for you so let's dive in. Electronic  Electronic 12"s this week sees Anz land on Hessle Audio with three turbocharged club-ready trax, there's also remixes of Smoove & Turrell's latest, plus titles …

Kudos New Releases 28.08.2020

Welcome to Kudos New Releases, here's what we have shipping this week. Funk, Soul, Disco On the 7" front Athens of the North introduce their new house band East Coast Love Affair, the first of a series of covers over the next six months, their first release is a version of the …

Kudos New Releases 21.08.2020

Welcome to this week’s new releases, featuring brand new electronic, ambient, classical and more shipping out from the Kudos office. Electronic Gacha Bakradze combines electro, IDM & breakbeats on a new, UK-only release on Die Orakel. Taking things darker, Bukez Finezt land on Deep Medi with three powerful, sub-rattling jams for the bass heads.  Next up, Angel …

Kudos New Releases 14.08.2020

Welcome to this week’s new releases, featuring brand new Electronic, Soul, R&B, Jazz and more shipping out from the Kudos office. Soul / R&B Perfect Toy dive into the exciting and dynamic world of the Hammond Organ, compiling this collection of thirteen tracks featuring the legendary instrument. We also have a rare …

Kudos New Releases 07.08.2020

Welcome to this week’s new releases, we have plenty of new albums, eps and singles flying off our shelves - let’s take a look at them. Soul First up this week are First Word Records with a live recording from soul singer Taiwah’s breathtaking sold-out launch show at The Albany, Deptford. The …

Kudos New Releases 31.07.2020

Welcome to this week's new music round up, full of limited edition vinyls and merch; rare reissues and genre-spanning releases from across the globe. Jazz Fans of Gondwana Records are in for a treat this week with an Orange vinyl reissue of Go Go Penguin's 2014 Mercury Music Prize nominated v2.0 as well as a Go Go Penguin T-Shirt …

Kudos New Releases 24.07.2020

Welcome to this week's genre-spanning edition of Kudos New Releases, some nice bits ready to ship this week, let's take a look at them. Funk & Soul Kicking things off, Edinburgh based label Athens of the North have reissued Rivage’s rare modern soul EP from the 1970’s titled ‘Sittin’ On It’ - …

Kudos New Releases 17.07.2020

Happy Friday! We at Kudos have picked out some brand new albums and singles flying off our shelves this week. On the albums front we've got a new one from the inescapably addictive Bristol funk duo The Allergies on Jalapeno Records, receiving praise from Radio 6, Craig Charles, Rylan and Jo …