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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Matthew Halsall embarks on a new monthly dj mix series

Matthew Halsall embarks on a new monthly dj mix series

Tracklisting: 1. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Sun Is Shining 2. Dr. Alimantado – Best Dressed Chicken In Town 3. Revolutionaries – I Know Myself (Megaton Dub) 4. Ernest Wilson – I know Myself 5. Augustus Pablo – Lightening Chap (Version) 6. Glen Adams – You Can’t Hide Love 7. Isaac Hayes – No...
Matthew Halsall & Josephine Oniyama collaboration for BBC Radio 3′s show The Verb

Matthew Halsall & Josephine Oniyama collaboration for BBC Radio 3′s show The Verb

                          Yesterday Matthew Halsall recorded two new live tracks in session for BBC Radio 3′s show The Verb, presented by Ian McMillan. The show will be broadcast tonight (15/11/2013) at 10pm and features guests Ian Rankin, Chuck Palahniuk and Helen Mort as well...
Bonobo to Issue 'Late Night Tales' Mix Album featuring Matthew Halsall

Bonobo to Issue ‘Late Night Tales’ Mix Album featuring Matthew Halsall

The release of the fifth album from UK artist Simon Green (a.k.a. Bonobo), The North Borders, launched a number of extensive tours for the producer and his traveling ensemble throughout 2013, and that busy year will soon be capped off with a brand-new mix album for the longstanding Late Night Tales series. Green’s 21-track set will mark the 33rd installment...
12/06/2013 - Nice to see Matthew Halsall and GoGo Penguin in this feature on a new jazz generation in M magazine:

12/06/2013 – Nice to see Matthew Halsall and GoGo Penguin in this feature on a new jazz generation in M magazine:

NEW JAZZ GENERATION posted June 12, 2013 / No Comments Jazz is known as the music of freedom so why do outdated stereotypes continue to strike bum notes? Jim Ottewill discovers there’s more to UK jazz than such hot air. Pete Wareham, songwriter and saxophonist at the helm of multi-racial music makers Melt Yourself Down and Acoustic...
Matthew Halsall Interview with Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 Tuesday 19th February 2013

Matthew Halsall Interview with Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2 Tuesday 19th February 2013

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01qqb88
GONDCD007  Matthew Halsall  Fletcher Moss Park (2012)

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Matthew Halsall
Fletcher Moss Park (2012)

Matthew Halsall’s new album ‘Fletcher Moss Park’ will be released on Gondwana Records on Monday 15th October 2012.
Matthew Halsall with Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band (Live) @ Holmfirth Arts Festival (YouTube Video)

Matthew Halsall with Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band (Live) @ Holmfirth Arts Festival (YouTube Video)

Matthew Halsall with Brighouse & Rastrick Band covering The Cinematic Orchestra’s ‘Ode to the Big Sea’ @ Holmfirth Arts Festival on 16th June 2012.
16/07/2012 - Matthew Halsall with Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band (Live) @ Holmfirth Arts Festival 2012

16/07/2012 – Matthew Halsall with Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band (Live) @ Holmfirth Arts Festival 2012

Matthew Halsall is currently working on a special project with a 28 piece brass band (Brighouse & Rastrick Band). In this project Matthew and the band will re-arrange his compositions and perform them live as part of the Homlfirth Arts Festival on 16th June.
Matthew Halsall recording tracks for his new album @ 80 Hertz Studios in Manchester…

Matthew Halsall recording tracks for his new album @ 80 Hertz Studios in Manchester…

Recording the new album at 80 Hertz Studios in Manchester…                  
Matthew Halsall Wins Best Jazz Album 2012!

Matthew Halsall Wins Best Jazz Album 2012!

We are pleased to announce that Matthew Halsall’s album ‘On The Go’ won best jazz album of the year at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards 2012.
Fifth Release - Matthew Halsall On The Go

Fifth Release – Matthew Halsall On The Go

GONDCD005 – Matthew Halsall- On The Go     On The Go All compositions by Matthew Halsall Release date Monday 18th April 2011.   “If I could watch any jazz band in the UK, any, I would choose Matthew Halsall’s band, just love what he’s been doing for the last few years… It’s always high...
Matthew Halsall - Choice Cuts Guest Mix & Interview

Matthew Halsall – Choice Cuts Guest Mix & Interview

Matthew Halsall – ChoiceCuts Guest Mix by ChoiceCuts Tracklisting: 1. Build An Ark – This Prayer: For The Whole World – Kindred Spirits 2. Pharoah Sanders – You’ve Got To Have Freedom – Theresa Records 3. Jazztronik – Colors Of Days – Flower Records 4. Timo Lassy – The More I Look At You (Feat....