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.
Listen to the latest single from Portico Quartet's new album 'Art in the Age of Automation'

Listen to the latest single from Portico Quartet’s new album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’

Listen to the latest single from Portico Quartet’s new album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’, which is out on Friday 25th August 2017 on CD / LP / DL.
Pre-order Portico Quartet - Art in the Age of Automation on CD / LP / DL

Pre-order Portico Quartet – Art in the Age of Automation on CD / LP / DL

We are super happy to inform all our fans that we have signed the mighty Portico Quartet to Gondwana Records, we’ve been following their musical journey since the very beginning and it’s an absolute honour to be releasing their latest album Art in the Age of Automation on CD / L P...
Out now Dwight Trible's Inspirations album featuring Matthew Halsall

Out now Dwight Trible’s Inspirations album featuring Matthew Halsall

Gondwana Records are pleased to announce the signing of LA based spiritual jazz singer Dwight Trible. A key collaborator with the likes of Pharoah Sanders and Kamasi Washington, Trible is a long time favourite of ours and his debut release Inspirations is produced by and features Matthew Halsall on trumpet, alongside members of The Gondwana Orchestra....
Order Phil France's debut album The Swimmer on CD/LP/DL

Order 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,...
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
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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. 
GoGo Penguin v2.0 T-Shirt now on sale!

GoGo Penguin v2.0 T-Shirt now on sale!

GoGo Penguin v2.0 T-Shirts are now on sale on Bandcamp: http://gogopenguin.bandcamp.com/merch/v20-t-shirt
Gilles Peterson champions GoGo Penguin for the Barclaycard ‪Mercury Prize 2014‬

Gilles Peterson champions GoGo Penguin for the Barclaycard ‪Mercury Prize 2014‬

Gilles Peterson talks about why GoGo Penguin’s album v2.0 should win the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for Album of the Year.
GoGo Penguin - Remix Competition

GoGo Penguin – Remix Competition

GoGo Penguin are offering Soundcloud users the chance to remix one of their tracks from their Mercury-nominated album v2.0. The stems for the track Fort are all available to download to create your own outstanding version of the track. The best remix will win a pro account from Soundcloud, one LP/CD, plus an exclusive print...
Watch GoGo Penguin's performance on Later with Jools Holland

Watch GoGo Penguin’s performance on Later with Jools Holland

  Watch GoGo Penguin’s performance on Later with Jools Holland on BBC Two on Friday 26th September 2014. The show also features Mary J Blige, Marianne Faithfull, Band of Skulls, First Aid Kit and Idris Elba.
GoGo Penguin's v2.0 album is a Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2014 Album of the Year

GoGo Penguin’s v2.0 album is a Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2014 Album of the Year

Gondwana Records are pleased to announce that GoGo Penguin‘s v2.0 album has been shortlisted for the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2014. It’s one of twelve albums selected for Albums of the Year, other artists include: Anna Calvi, Bombay Bicycle Club, Damon Albarn, East India Youth, FKA twigs, Jungle, Kate Tempest, Nick Mulvey, Polar Bear, Royal Blood and Young Fathers.
Check out this amazing video by new signing Mammal Hands!!

Check out this amazing video by new signing Mammal Hands!!

Mammal Hands debut album will be released on Gondwana Records on Monday 15th September 2014. You can pre-order the album on CD / DL formats online here: https://gondwanarecords.bandcamp.com/
GONDCD011 - Mammal Hands release their debut album 'Animalia' on Gondwana Records!!

GONDCD011 – Mammal Hands release their debut album ‘Animalia’ on Gondwana Records!!

We are very pleased to announce that our latest signing Mammal Hands will release their debut album ‘Animalia’ on Gondwana Records on Monday 15th September. You can pre-order the album on CD / DL formats online below:
GoGo Penguin's drummer (Rob Turner) talks to Rhythm Magazine

GoGo Penguin’s drummer (Rob Turner) talks to Rhythm Magazine

Here’s a great feature on Rob Turner and GoGo Penguin in a recent issue of Rhythm Magazine. Click the link to read: http://issuu.com/gogopenguin/docs/rhythmmagazine2014/0