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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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   
Listen to GoGo Penguin's mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide show (GPWW901)

Listen to GoGo Penguin’s mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide show (GPWW901)

GoGo Penguin select songs that have influenced and excited them recently on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide show:
Jamie Cullum interviews GoGo Penguin on BBC Radio 2 to hear

Jamie Cullum interviews GoGo Penguin on BBC Radio 2 to hear

Tune in from 7pm tonight to Jamie Cullum‘s show on BBC Radio 2 to hear a special interview GoGo Penguin recorded earlier this year… http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0460tcm
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.