New Releases

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 …