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.
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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...
New Mammal Hands tour dates announced for the UK in 2016

New Mammal Hands tour dates announced for the UK in 2016

Mammal Hands will embark on their first UK tour performing new material from Floa (new album set for release on LP/CD/DL on 27/05/16) plus favourites from their debut album Animalia. _________________________________________________________________________ UK Tour Dates  01/05/16 – Jazz East The Alex – Felixstowe 13/05/16 – Pump and Grind – Ipswich 26/05/16 – St Johns Hackney –...
Order Matthew Halsall - On The Go (Special Edition) LP/CD/DL

Order Matthew Halsall – On The Go (Special Edition) LP/CD/DL

We are very happy to announce, that due to popular demand, Matthew Halsall’s 2011 award-winning album, ON THE GO, is being issued for the first time on vinyl (2xLP), including three (never heard before) bonus tracks. The album has been specially remixed and remastered by Matthew Halsall and George Atkins at 80 Hertz. The release...
Check out Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra's new video for Jamais Vu

Check out Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s new video for Jamais Vu

Here’s a new video for the track Jamais Vu (feat Bryony Jarman-Pinto) taken from Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s new album Into Forever.
Watch the new video from Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra Into Forever (feat Josephine Oniyama)

Watch the new video from Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra Into Forever (feat Josephine Oniyama)

Watch Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s new video Into Forever (feat Josephine Oniyama). Order on CD/DL/LP here
Order Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra's new album Into Forever

Order Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s new album Into Forever

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s Into Forever album will be released on Gondwana Records on Friday 2nd October 2015 in CD / DL formats. The vinyl will be released on 23rd October.
Order Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra's Journey In Satchidananda / Blue Nile 12" / DL

Order Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s Journey In Satchidananda / Blue Nile 12″ / DL

Order Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s Journey In Satchidananda / Blue Nile 12″ / DL now via Bandcamp. Official release date is Monday 2nd March 2015.
iTunes Jazz Album of the Year 2014 for Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra

iTunes Jazz Album of the Year 2014 for Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s album When The World Was One is the  iTunes Jazz Album of the Year 2014.