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GoGo Penguin have been internationally hailed as electrifying live performers, innovative soundtrack composers, and as a collective who channel electronic and club culture atmospheres alongside, minimalist jazz and rock influences to create music that pulses and flows from the dancefloor to meditative inner-worlds, transporting us into brand new realms. Their latest album GGP/ RMX (Blue Note Lab) is a brilliant, vivid, reimagination of their self-defining masterwork, GoGo Penguin and features an array of the world’s sharpest artist-producers and remixers, including remixes from Cornelius, Machinedrum, Yosi Horikawa, Rone, Nathan Fake, 808 State, James Holden, Shunya, Clark, Portico Quartet and Squarepusher. GGP/RMX was released May 7, 2021. GoGo Penguin are: Chris Illingworth (piano), Nick Blacka (bass), Jon Scott (drums). Plus Joe Reiser (sound production).

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"GoGo Penguin defies genre, pulling together influences from trip-hop, classical, jazz and more" Wall Street Journal

"Manchester trio GoGo Penguin are tearing up the genres with Man Made Object, a rowdy not-quite-jazz album that nods its head to Four Tet and Aphex Twin" Huck Magazine

"[v2.0] pushes the acoustic piano trio format further into the future” (Jazzwise Magazine).

"[v2.0] showcases a group marking out their own musical world" John Bungey (The Times)

“Harmonically ambitious music that’s both immediately exciting and cerebrally led.” (Mercury Music Prize)

Concert Schedule

Dec 15 Thu

Dec 16 Fri
GoGo Penguin
Sala Apolo
Barcelona, Spain

Dec 17 Sat

Dec 18 Sun

Dec 19 Mon
GoGo Penguin
Paradiso
Amsterdam, Netherlands

May 23 Tue

Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

GGP/RMX

Blue Note Records
2021

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GoGo Penguin

Blue Note Records
2020

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Live from Studio 2

Blue Note Records
2020

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Ocean in a Drop

Blue Note Records
2019

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A Humdrum Star

Blue Note Records
2018

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Man Made Object

Blue Note Records
2016

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