GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin



GoGo Penguin are a band from Manchester, UK, featuring pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka, and drummer Rob Turner.



A Humdrum Star
A Humdrum Star is an album by musical group GoGo Penguin, released on February 9, 2018.
Window is a song by musical group GoGo Penguin, released on February 2, 2018.
Bardo is a song by musical group GoGo Penguin, released on January 12, 2018.
Raven is a song by musical group GoGo Penguin, released on December 8, 2017.

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Popular Albums6

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Popular Songs6

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Collaborators & Influencers1

Awards & Nominations1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles14


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Spotify - Top Tracks10


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Featured artist: Mali Hayes
  –  February 19, 2018
Add in the fact that her home turf is fertile jazz breeding ground – also home to GoGo Penguin, Werkha and Matthew Halsall – and you find yourself in exciting new sonic territory with Mali. Things got serious for her back in 2016, when she joined ...
GoGo Penguin
  –  February 17, 2018
GoGo Penguin perform live from the 6 Music hub and share tracks that have been soundtracking their tour bus, plus new music from IAMDDB, Nils Frahm, Anderson .Paak and more.
GoGo Penguin bring the beats to the Roundhouse
  –  February 13, 2018
GoGo Penguin, the Blue Note-signed Manchester piano trio whose fusion of acoustic jazz, glitchy rhythms, rock dynamics and dance-like loops earned them a Mercury Prize nomination for their 2014 album V2.0, launched their fourth album, A Humdrum Star, with ...
The Wombats battle The Greatest Showman for this week's Number 1 album
  –  February 13, 2018
More new entries set for the Top 40 include US musician Ezra Furman’s Transangelic Exodus (21), Damned Devotion by Joan As Police Woman (27), 40 Trips Around The Sun, Toto’s new greatest hits (28), and GoGo Penguin’s A Humdrum Star (34). Finally ...
Review: GoGo Penguin delve further still from jazz into electronica on A Humdrum Star
  –  February 13, 2018
GoGo Penguin’s increasing tendency to dabble with music from different backgrounds is encouraging, an instinct that should be in no danger of running dry any time soon. Over the last five years, GoGo Penguin have reached a level of popularity that few ...
GoGo Penguin: Just Another Band From The Small Blue Planet
  –  February 10, 2018
"Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star in a lost galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people." This somewhat gloomy prognosis might sound like a line ...
GoGo Penguin – A Humdrum Star
  –  February 9, 2018
Bizarrely named Manchester-based instrumental trio GoGo Penguin made their initial breakthrough back in 2014, when their album v2.0 received a Mercury Prize nomination. Their music, built around pianist Chris Illingworth’s minimalist piano motifs, fuses ...
GoGo Penguin: Under the Influence
  –  February 9, 2018
This an album by Aaron Funk [Venetian Snares]. It’s a little more chilled than some of his other albums but still has all the things I love about his Breakcore. He makes odd time signature beats really well and there's a lot of influence from listening ...
5 concerts to look forward to at Fort Collins’ newest music venue, Washington’s, this year
  –  February 8, 2018
Coming from across the pond, GoGo Penguin can be described as an Acoustic-electronica trio coming out of Manchester of the United Kingdom. Consisting of bassist Nick Blacka, pianist Chris Illingsworth and drummer Rob Turner, GoGo Penguin takes clear ...
Ticket alert: MGMT, the Decemberists, Jack White, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Zac Brown band and more
  –  January 18, 2018
$61.50-$179. … Dr. Dog, May 6 at Palace Theatre. $35-$50. … Bishop Briggs, May 11 at First Avenue. $25. … GoGo Penguin, June 12 at the Dakota. $25-$30. … Agent Orange, Aug. 4 at Turf Club. $18-$20. … Zac Brown Band, Aug. 10 at Target Field in Mpls.
Eminem, The Killers, Muse, Future top Bonnaroo lineup
  –  January 9, 2018
D, R.LUM.R, Noura Mint Semali, Gogo Penguin, Lissie, Chris Lake, Billy Kenny b2b Mija, Durand Jones & The Indications, Space Jesus, Manic Focus, Boogie T b2b Squnto, Ikebe Shakedown, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Spafford. Said the Sky, Elohim, Melvv ...

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