Gondwana Records is an independent record label based in Manchester, UK. Artists on the label included Matthew Halsall, Nat Birchall, GoGo Penguin and the newly signed Mammal Hands. The label has won a legion of fans across the world and acclaim from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Jamie Cullum, Mr Scruff, MOJO, BBC Music Magazine and BBC 6 Music.
Gilles Peterson champions GoGo Penguin for the Barclaycard ‪Mercury Prize 2014‬

Gilles Peterson champions GoGo Penguin for the Barclaycard ‪Mercury Prize 2014‬

Gilles Peterson talks about why GoGo Penguin’s album v2.0 should win the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for Album of the Year.
GoGo Penguin will be performing live on Later with Jools Holland on Friday 26th September 2014

GoGo Penguin will be performing live on Later with Jools Holland on Friday 26th September 2014

  GoGo Penguin will be performing live on Later with Jools Holland on BBC Two on Friday 26th September 2014. The show starts at 23:05 and also features Mary J Blige, Marianne Faithfull, Band of Skulls, First Aid Kit and Idris Elba.
GoGo Penguin's v2.0 album is a Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2014 Album of the Year

GoGo Penguin’s v2.0 album is a Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2014 Album of the Year

Gondwana Records are pleased to announce that GoGo Penguin‘s v2.0 album has been shortlisted for the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2014. It’s one of twelve albums selected for Albums of the Year, other artists include: Anna Calvi, Bombay Bicycle Club, Damon Albarn, East India Youth, FKA twigs, Jungle, Kate Tempest, Nick Mulvey, Polar Bear, Royal...
Check out this amazing video by new signing Mammal Hands!!

Check out this amazing video by new signing Mammal Hands!!

Mammal Hands debut album will be released on Gondwana Records on Monday 15th September 2014. You can pre-order the album on CD / DL formats online here: https://gondwanarecords.bandcamp.com/
GONDCD011 - Mammal Hands release their debut album 'Animalia' on Gondwana Records!!

GONDCD011 – Mammal Hands release their debut album ‘Animalia’ on Gondwana Records!!

We are very pleased to announce that our latest signing Mammal Hands will release their debut album ‘Animalia’ on Gondwana Records on Monday 15th September. You can pre-order the album on CD / DL formats online below:
Listen to GoGo Penguin's mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide show (GPWW901)

Listen to GoGo Penguin’s mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide show (GPWW901)

GoGo Penguin select songs that have influenced and excited them recently on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide show:
Latest entries
Gondwana Records - Newsletter October 2014

Gondwana Records – Newsletter October 2014

    GoGo Penguin announce v2.0 digital deluxe edition – Release date 20th October 2014 View this email in your browser GoGo Penguin announce v2.0 digital deluxe edition – Release date 20th October 2014 Buy here To celebrate the inclusion of v2.0 as a Barclaycard Mercury Prize album of the year, GoGo Penguin are releasing a deluxe digital edition of v2.0 with three killer...
GoGo Penguin - Remix Competition

GoGo Penguin – Remix Competition

GoGo Penguin are offering Soundcloud users the chance to remix one of their tracks from their Mercury-nominated album v2.0. The stems for the track Fort are all available to download to create your own outstanding version of the track. The best remix will win a pro account from Soundcloud, one LP/CD, plus an exclusive print...
Mammal Hands + GoGo Penguin @ Norwich Arts Centre

Mammal Hands + GoGo Penguin @ Norwich Arts Centre

Mammal Hands and GoGo Penguin will be performing live @ Norwich Arts Centre on Thursday 11th September 2014!! You can book tickets online here:https://norwichartscentre.co.uk/ or call the box office on: 01603 660352
GoGo Penguin's drummer (Rob Turner) talks to Rhythm Magazine

GoGo Penguin’s drummer (Rob Turner) talks to Rhythm Magazine

Here’s a great feature on Rob Turner and GoGo Penguin in a recent issue of Rhythm Magazine. Click the link to read: http://issuu.com/gogopenguin/docs/rhythmmagazine2014/0   
Jamie Cullum interviews GoGo Penguin on BBC Radio 2 to hear

Jamie Cullum interviews GoGo Penguin on BBC Radio 2 to hear

Tune in from 7pm tonight to Jamie Cullum‘s show on BBC Radio 2 to hear a special interview GoGo Penguin recorded earlier this year… http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0460tcm
Watch this album preview for Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra's new release

Watch this album preview for Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s new release

Sound clips and footage taken from Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra ‘When The World Was One’ recording sessions.
GOND010 - Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra - When The World Was One (2014)

GOND010 – Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – When The World Was One (2014)

RELEASE ALERT!! Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s new album ‘When The World Was One’ is out now on CD / VINYL / DL formats. You can order online from our Bandcamp shop here.                              
New Matthew Halsall dj mix now up on soundcloud

New Matthew Halsall dj mix now up on soundcloud

Full tracklisting: 1. Tony Scott – Is Not All One? 2. Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – Kiyomizu-Dera 3. Dorothy Ashby – The Moving Finger 4. The Souljazz Orchestra – East Flows The River 5. Duke Pearson – The Phantom 6. Bei Bei & Shawn Lee – Make Me Stronger 7. Kelan Phil Cohran...
Here’s the third instalment of Matthew Halsall’s monthy dj mix series.

Here’s the third instalment of Matthew Halsall’s monthy dj mix series.

Tracklisting: 1. Don Cherry & The Jazz Composer’s Orchestra – The Queen Of Tung-Ting Lake 2. Sun Ra – That’s How I Feel 3. Tall Black Guy vs. James Brown – Pay Me Back My Money 4. Madvillain – Sickfit 5. Digable Planets – The May 4th Movement 6. Harmonic 33 – In The Beat 7....
Check out the second instalment of Matthew Halsall's new monthly dj mix series.

Check out the second instalment of Matthew Halsall’s new monthly dj mix series.

Tracklisting: 1. Don Cherry – Love Train 2. Phil Cohran and Legacy – White Nile 3. Erykah Badu – Strawberry Incense feat. Kirsten Agnesta 4. Fatima – Technology 5. Tall Black Guy vs James Brown – Funky Drummers In A Space Suit 6. INI – Square One 7. Asheru – Mood Swing feat. Talib Kweli...
Check out the official video for GoGo Penguin's new track Hopopono taken from their new album v2.0

Check out the official video for GoGo Penguin’s new track Hopopono taken from their new album v2.0

GoGo Penguin’s new album v2.0 is available on CD, vinyl and MP3 from the Gondwana Records shop.
GoGo Penguin & Mammal Hands live @ Kings Place in London on Saturday 15th February 2014!!

GoGo Penguin & Mammal Hands live @ Kings Place in London on Saturday 15th February 2014!!

GoGo Penguin will be performing their new album v2.0 live @ King’s Place in London on Saturday 15th February 2014 with support from Gondwana Records latest signing Mammal Hands.             Book tickets online here: http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on-book-tickets/music/gogo-penguin-mammal-hands#.Uu-oBHd_u3t