Gondwana Records is an Independent record label based in Manchester, UK. Founded by Matthew Halsall in 2008 the label has gone on to release music by Dwight Trible, GoGo Penguin, John Ellis, Mammal Hands, Matthew Halsall, Nat Birchall, Noya Rao, Phil France and Portico Quartet. The label has won a legion of fans across the world and acclaim from the likes of Gilles Peterson, DJ Shadow, Mr Scruff and Bonobo.
Pre-order Noya Rao's debut album 'Icaros' on CD / LP / DL

Pre-order Noya Rao’s debut album ‘Icaros’ on CD / LP / DL

Purveyors of enigmatic dreamscapes and organic, danceable electronica, Leeds-based, electronic-soul quartet Noya Rao release their debut album, Icaros, on Friday 24th November on Gondwana Records. Noya Rao are producer Tom Henry, bassist Jim Wiltshire, drummer Matt Davies and vocalist Olivia Bhattacharjee and their debut Icaros takes the listener on a journey through the band’s unique sound-world from fragile beauty and dreamy space-jazz to trippy disco...
Pre-order - Mammal Hands - Shadow Work on CD / LP / DL

Pre-order – Mammal Hands – Shadow Work on CD / LP / DL

Captivating, ethereal and majestic, Mammal Hands unleash their third album, Shadow Work: drawing on spiritual jazz, north Indian, folk and classical music to create something inimitably their own. Recorded at 80 Hertz Studios in Manchester, it is the result of 18 months of intensive touring and mammoth writing sessions. The energy from their exhilarating live performances...
Out Now - Mr. Scruff Vs Phil France: Joy of Brass Remixes 12" / DL

Out Now – Mr. Scruff Vs Phil France: Joy of Brass Remixes 12″ / DL

With a career that spans over two decades Manchester DJ Andy Carthy aka Mr. Scruff needs little introduction. He is regularly cited as a source of inspiration for many of the world’s up and coming artists through his eclectic approach to both DJing and creating music. We are proud to...
Portico Quartet's new album 'Art in the Age of Automation' is out now on CD/LP/DL

Portico Quartet’s new album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’ is out now on CD/LP/DL

The wait is finally over! Portico Quartet’s new album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’ is out now on Gondwana Records on CD / LP / Digital formats, featuring the singles ‘Endless’ and ‘A Luminous Beam’. Portico Quartet Art in the Age of Automation CD // LP // Digital Out...
Listen to Portico Quartet's new single 'Endless'

Listen to Portico Quartet’s new single ‘Endless’

Listen to Portico Quartet’s new single ‘Endless’ from their latest album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’, which will be released on Gondwana Records on CD/LP/DL on 25th August 2017.
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Pre-order Noya Rao's debut album 'Icaros' on CD / LP / DL

Pre-order Noya Rao’s debut album ‘Icaros’ on CD / LP / DL

Purveyors of enigmatic dreamscapes and organic, danceable electronica, Leeds-based, electronic-soul quartet Noya Rao release their debut album, Icaros, on Friday 24th November on Gondwana Records. Noya Rao are producer Tom Henry, bassist Jim Wiltshire, drummer Matt Davies and vocalist Olivia Bhattacharjee and their debut Icaros takes the listener on a journey through the band’s unique sound-world from fragile beauty and dreamy space-jazz to trippy disco and visceral beats. Pre-order now on...
Pre-order - Mammal Hands - Shadow Work - CD / LP / DL

Pre-order – Mammal Hands – Shadow Work – CD / LP / DL

Captivating, ethereal and majestic, Mammal Hands unleash their third album, Shadow Work: drawing on spiritual jazz, north Indian, folk and classical music to create something inimitably their own. Recorded at 80 Hertz Studios in Manchester, it is the result of 18 months of intensive touring and mammoth writing sessions. The energy from their exhilarating live performances has fed into the writing...
Out Now - Mr. Scruff Vs Phil France: Joy of Brass Remixes 12" / DL

Out Now – Mr. Scruff Vs Phil France: Joy of Brass Remixes 12″ / DL

With a career that spans over two decades Manchester DJ Andy Carthy aka Mr. Scruff needs little introduction. He is regularly cited as a source of inspiration for many of the world’s up and coming artists through his eclectic approach to both DJing and creating music. We are proud to say Andy has always been...
Portico Quartet's new album 'Art in the Age of Automation' is out now on CD/LP/DL

Portico Quartet’s new album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’ is out now on CD/LP/DL

The wait is finally over! Portico Quartet’s new album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’ is out now on Gondwana Records on CD / LP / Digital formats, featuring the singles ‘Endless’ and ‘A Luminous Beam’. Portico Quartet Art in the Age of Automation CD // LP // Digital Out Now GONDWANA SHOP ITUNES // AMAZON // BLEEP SPOTIFY // APPLE...
Listen to Portico Quartet’s new single ‘Endless’

Listen to Portico Quartet’s new single ‘Endless’

Listen to Portico Quartet’s new single ‘Endless’ from their latest album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’, which will be released on Gondwana Records on CD/LP/DL on 25th August 2017.
Listen to Portico Quartet's latest single 'A Luminous Beam'

Listen to Portico Quartet’s latest single ‘A Luminous Beam’

Listen to the latest single from Portico Quartet’s new album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’, which is out on Friday 25th August 2017 on CD / LP / DL.
Out now Dwight Trible’s Inspirations album featuring Matthew Halsall

Out now Dwight Trible’s Inspirations album featuring Matthew Halsall

Gondwana Records are pleased to announce the signing of LA based spiritual jazz singer Dwight Trible. A key collaborator with the likes of Pharoah Sanders and Kamasi Washington, Trible is a long time favourite of ours and his debut release Inspirations is produced by and features Matthew Halsall on trumpet, alongside members of The Gondwana Orchestra. Together they take you on...
Order new signing Phil France’s debut album The Swimmer on CD/LP/DL

Order new signing Phil France’s debut album The Swimmer on CD/LP/DL

We are delighted to announce the signing of composer, bassist and producer Phil France. A key collaborator alongside Jason Swinscoe in the Cinematic Orchestra, France was responsible for some of the most heartrendingly beautiful music created in recent times. Co-writing, arranging and producing on the Cinematic Orchestra albums including Everyday, Man With a Movie Camera,...
Order John Ellis’s debut album Evolution: Seeds & Streams on CD / DL formats

Order John Ellis’s debut album Evolution: Seeds & Streams on CD / DL formats

John Ellis’s debut album Evolution: Seeds & Streams is out now on Gondwana Records and is available on CD / DL formats online here: Evolution: Seeds & Streams by John Ellis
Check out this wonderful video for John Ellis's track 'Unidentical Twins'

Check out this wonderful video for John Ellis’s track ‘Unidentical Twins’

Check out this wonderful video for John Ellis’s track ‘Unidentical Twins’, taken from his debut album on Gondwana Records ‘Evolution: Seeds & Streams’ set for release on 11/11/2016. Order on CD / DL online here: http://johnellismusic.bandcamp.com/releases
Watch Mammal Hands latest video for Hourglass

Watch Mammal Hands latest video for Hourglass

Check out this amazing new video for the Mammal Hands track ‘Hourglass’ taken from their latest album ‘Floa’ set for release on Gondwana Records on 27/05/16. You can order the album on LP/CD and DL formats here: https://mammalhands.bandcamp.com/album/floa
Order Mammal Hands new album Floa on LP/CD/DL

Order Mammal Hands new album Floa on LP/CD/DL

We’re super excited to announce the new Mammal Hands album, Floa will be released on Gondwana Records on 27/05/2016 on LP/CD and DL. Produced by Matthew Halsall and recorded/mixed/mastered by George Atkins at 80 Hertz Studios in Manchester the album also features string players from The Gondwana Orchestra on tracks ‘In The Treetops’ and ‘The Falling Dream’.  The beautiful artwork is...