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.
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Welcome to the Gondwana Records summer newsletter.

Welcome to the Gondwana Records summer newsletter.

Matthew Halsall has been hard at work in the studio and is currently putting the finishing touches to his forthcoming album Into Forever featuring The Gondwana Orchestra and special guest Josephine Oniyama. Into Forever is slated for release in September 2015 and the Orchestra tour the UK in October with a very special show in Manchester’s beautiful St Peter’s Church 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.
EARLY BIRD tickets Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra @ Union Chapel

EARLY BIRD tickets Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra @ Union Chapel

EARLY BIRD tickets released on Friday 16th January for Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra’s performance at Union Chapel in London on Thursday 29th October.
Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra + Mammal Hands live at The Cut in Halesworth, Suffolk

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra + Mammal Hands live at The Cut in Halesworth, Suffolk

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra featuring Josephine Oniyama perform new music from their forthcoming releases on Gondwana Records alongside label mates Mammal Hands.
Matthew Halsall + Mammal Hands live at Kings Place in London (Sold Out)

Matthew Halsall + Mammal Hands live at Kings Place in London (Sold Out)

MATTHEW HALSALL & THE GONDWANA ORCHESTRA + MAMMAL HANDS JAZZ AT KINGS PLACE Music / Saturday, 24 January 2015 – 8:00pm / Hall One Online Price: £12.50 – £19.50 | Savers £9.50* ‘Grooving through time on the spiritual sunship’ Mojo Magazine ”Kind Of Blue’ meets The Cinematic Orchestra… With hypnotic grooves, and a meditative slow-build to his solos, Halsall’s music is...
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.
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...
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...