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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Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra + John Ellis at Islington Assembly Hall in London 15/11/16

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra + John Ellis at Islington Assembly Hall in London 15/11/16

Gondwana Records presents Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra + John Ellis + Mammal Hands at the RNCM

Gondwana Records presents Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra + John Ellis + Mammal Hands at the RNCM

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra with Dwight Trible at Jazz Cafe, London

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra with Dwight Trible at Jazz Cafe, London

Following his sold out shows at Union Chapel and St John’s Hackney, Manchester based trumpeter, composer, arranger, band-leader and record label boss Matthew Halsall drops into the Jazz Café for a very special one-off show featuring the Gondwana Orchestra with very special guest, Spiritual jazz vocal legend Dwight Trible. Matthew and Dwight first performed together...
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.
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 October 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.