Dwight Trible | Inspirations

Gondwana Records presents Los Angeles based jazz singer Dwight Trible’s new album. A key collaborator with the likes of Pharoah Sanders and Kamasi Washington, Trible is a long time favourite of the Gondwana record label owner Matthew Halsall. The label-debut release “Inspirations” is produced by and features Matthew Halsall on trumpet, alongside members of The Gondwana Orchestra.

“Inspirations” will be released on the 30th June 2017, pre-order here.

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mammal hands | floa

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The new Mammal Hands album, “Floa” will be released on Gondwana Records on May 27th. 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’. You can catch the band live in the UK on tour (tour dates). Pre-order “Floa” online on Bandcamp on vinyl or digital.

Watch the official video to the first lifted track “Hourglass” here, or listen after the jump.

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animalia

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Mammal Hands debut album ‘Animalia’ will be released on Gondwana Records. The album’s entirely produced by label owner Matthew Halsall. After GoGo Penguin (v2.0), Mammal Hands is the new signing for the label. Release is Monday 15th September 2014, pre-order on CD and Digital formats online at Bandcamp.

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when the world was one

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Manchester based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter Matthew Halsall, is one of the UK’s brightest talents. His albums have won him a legion of fans across the world and acclaim from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Jamie Cullum, Mr Scruff, Radio 3’s Late Junction, MOJO, BBC Music Magazine and BBC 6 Music. His latest album ‘On The Go’ was winner of best jazz LP at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards 2011. The new project is a collaboration between him and The Gondwana Orchestra. ‘When The World Was One’ will be released on Gondwana Records on 16th June, you can pre-order on Bandcamp.

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v2.0

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“Hopopono” is the first track, lifted from the upcoming new GoGo Penguin project by pianist Chris Illingworth and drummer Rob Turner. The album entitled “v2.0” will be released on Gondwana Records on Monday 17th March 2014. It is available on CD and vinyl pre-order from the Gondwana Records shop (www.gondwanarecords.com) or on Bandcamp.

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fanfares

GoGo Penguin - Fanfares

GoGo Penguin’s debut album “Fanfares” will be released on Gondwana Records next Monday 19th November. Enjoy the full stream below and go here for the pre-order.

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on the go

Matthew Halsall - On The Go

Manchester based, DJ, bandleader and trumpeter Matthew Halsall released his new album “On The Go” back in april 2011 via his own label Gondwana Records. Stream below and order via iTunes.

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