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Wyles and Simpson, Stormy Skies

Ahead of their date in Manchester’s Soup Kitchen on Thursday 19 Feb (with Matt Halsall & Labour of Love on DJ duty), the phenomenal Wyles & Simpson have released a video for the title track from their forthcoming album. Twitter  

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Matthew Halsall’s Fletcher Moss Park receives vinyl pressing

#matthewhalsall A photo posted by Agent J (@jamiegroovement) on Jan 18, 2015 at 9:10am PST Matthew’s recent album, When The World Was One, saw a vinyl pressing upon release (a first for the Gondwana records boss), but precursor Fletcher Moss Park has just been made available on wax two and a bit years after its digital and CD release. Order

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Wyles & Simpson debut Manchester performance @ Soup Kitchen

WYLES & SIMPSON LIVE SOUP KITCHEN 19 FEB 2015 A combination that quite a few Manc heads have been waiting a few years to hear in the flesh finally arrives in Manchester on 19 February. Gondwana Records label boss Matt Halsall will be on DJ duty. The Facebook event is here, tickets are £6 +BF here. Listen to Light and Dark

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Preview: Mammal Hands debut LP ‘Animalia’ on Gondwana Records

Mammal Hands are the newest signing to Matthew Halsall’s renowned Gondwana Records, and follows two dope recent albums for the label from Matthew (When The World Was One) and GoGo Penguin (v2.0). Pre-order the CD and digital over at Gondwana’s Bandcamp page, and listen to track previews over at Kudos. The album’s produced by Matthew Halsall. Find out more info

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Matthew Halsall, GoGo Penguin & Mammal Hands live in June, Band on the Wall

  Fresh from a guest appearance on Mr Scruff’s new long player Friendly Bacteria, Matthew Halsall is prepping the release of new album When The World Was One on 16th June. Released on his own Gondwana Records label and with ongoing and dedicated support from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Matthew continues to mature into one of the country’s finest

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Preview: Matthew Halsall and the Gondwana Orchestra – When The World Was One

Buzz is building nicely for this, from the likes of longtime Halsall fan Gilles Peterson amongst others. Pre-order the album, which is available on vinyl too, over at Bandcamp; it’s out June 16 2014. When The World Was One by Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra

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WIN! Tickets to Manchester Tru Thoughts showcase with Werkha & Harleighblu + Matthew Halsall

  Easter Thursday sees Manchester crew Mind on Fire join forces with the mighty Tru Thoughts record label to present a heavy night at the most consistently solid venue in Manchester, Band on the Wall. WERKHA – with live guests (Tru Thoughts) HARLEIGHBLU – live (Tru Thoughts) MATTHEW HALSALL – DJ set (Gondwana Records) DJs from MIND ON FIRE & TRU THOUGHTS Grab Werkha’s Beacons EP

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BUY TICKETS 8pm-2am at The Forum Tickets: £12.50 Early Birds, £19.50 Advance, £22.50 Late Buyers, more on the door Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80 (live) Jazzanova ft Paul Randolph (live) Matthew Halsall (live) plus very special guests Another smasher from the guys at Soundcrash. Matthew Halsall joins two giants for a unique London gig. Check Groovement’s Jazzanova interview from

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Matthew Halsall celebrates the release of new album Fletcher Moss Park with a hometown gig that’s sure to sell out, with support from GoGo Penguin (whose album is out on Matt’s Gondwana label in a couple of weeks). This gig sees Matt in trio form rather than the extended line-up, so expect a more experimental evening. Visuals from Manchester’s most

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Matthew Halsall is a Manchester based trumpeter who I first met back at Sketch City, the Sunday arts session the Hoya Hoya boys used to run. DJ Woody was chopping up some of his horns, as it were, as Matt told me he was getting a CD out on his own label. I found out Matt also DJ’d, and for

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