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.
Gondwana Records - Released in 2017

Gondwana Records – Released in 2017

We’re super proud to have released so much beautiful music on Gondwana Records in 2017! Big thank you to Phil France, Dwight Trible, Portico Quartet, Mr. Scruff, Mammal Hands and Noya Rao for making ace records. You can purchase CDs / LPs / DLs / T-Shirts online HERE.
Out Now Noya Rao's debut album 'Icaros' on CD / LP / DL

Out Now 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 Gondwana Records. Order now on CD / LP / DL formats online HERE. Noya Rao Icaros CD // LP // DL Out Now GONDWANA SHOP
Watch Noya Rao ‘Golden Claw’ video from their debut album ‘Icaros’

Watch Noya Rao ‘Golden Claw’ video from their debut album ‘Icaros’

Watch the new Noya Rao video for ‘Golden Claw’ taken from their debut album ‘Icaros’, which is out on Gondwana Records on Friday 24th November on CD / LP / DL formats. Order / stream tracks from the album online here: https://gondwana-records.lnk.to/hehy0FA
New t-shirts available for Mammal Hands, Portico Quartet and Gondwana Records

New t-shirts available for Mammal Hands, Portico Quartet and Gondwana Records

Check out our new t-shirt range, featuring new designs for Portico Quartet, Mammal Hands and Gondwana Records: https://gondwanarecords.bandcamp.com/merch
Out Now - Mammal Hands - Shadow Work on CD / LP / DL

Out Now – 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...
Mammal Hands 'Boreal Forest' video + autumn tour dates

Mammal Hands ‘Boreal Forest’ video + autumn tour dates

Today, we are delighted to share the beautiful video for Mammal Hands ‘Boreal Forest’ taken from their forthcoming album ‘Shadow Work’, which is out on Friday 3rd November. Pre-order now on CD / LP / DL formats online HERE The band are also on tour, full details below, but we...
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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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.
GoGo Penguin announce winner of the Fort remix competition

GoGo Penguin announce winner of the Fort remix competition

Massive thanks to everyone for all your SoundCloud remixes! It’s great to hear so many individual takes on GoGo Penguin’s music. We’re pleased to announce that the winner is… Rumpelstiltskin¬ with their remix ‘GoOn Pengroin – Fooerrt – ReSkin’ – we look forward to seeing you after our gig atRich Mix London on the 7th Nov! ‪#‎MercuryPrize2014‬
Watch GoGo Penguin's performance at the Mercury Music Prize Awards 2014

Watch GoGo Penguin’s performance at the Mercury Music Prize Awards 2014

Watch GoGo Penguin’s performance at the Mercury Music Prize Awards 2014.