New Releases

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 …

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 …