Important info

Gomma currently is on holiday!
Since 2016 we stopped our activities and started 2 other labels: Toy Tonics & Kryptox.

Gomma history

Gomma was born in 2000.
Created, curated and directed by Mathias „Munk“ Modica.
Art direction by Mirko Borsche & Thomas Kartsolis aka Smal & Paze.

Music:
We released indie disco, new wave funk, weird pop & experimental electronica by artists like
WhoMadeWho, Munk, Headman, The Phenomenal Handclap Band, Moullinex, Mocky, Daniel Avery, Dimitri from Paris, Lele (aka Parra), Tomas „Tomboy“ Barfod, Box Codax (Franz Ferdinand side project) and others.

Munk/ Gomma also produced music for/ with
James Murphy, Asia Argento, The Rammellzee, Peaches, Nancy Whang (LCD Soundsystem)…
We curated compilations dedicated to New Wave Funk & Post Rock: ANTI NY (2001) and TEUTONIK DISASTER (2004)

Art & Graphics:
We made art and visual projects, published the graphic magazine Amore and curated exhibitions in galleries around the world.
Gomma retrospectives have taken place in Munich (Haus der Kunst), Stockholm (Beneath gallery), Berlin (Circle Culture), Tokio (with 032C magazine) and other cities.

Amore Mag contributions by:
P.A.M. , Daniel Josefsohn, Kostas Murkudis, Parra, Nevin Adadalg, Michael Sailsdorfer, Martin Fengel

Fashion:
We produced over 50 different limited editon design shirts.
Designed by Mirko Borsche, Thomas Kartsolis, P.A.M., Kostas Murkudis, Mathias Modica.

We made music for shows, events and campaigns of fashionbrands such as Margiela, Wood Wood, Surface to Air, Chanel and worked for Parisian fashion institution Colette.

Thanks for your attention. You can still contact us at gomma [at] gomma [.] de
Please follow our new adventures with
TOY TONICS & KRYPTOX.


Press quotes:
„Gomma is the freshest and most intersting German record label.“ (Dazed & Confused/ UK)
„Like a German DFA.“ (NME/ UK)
„Always ahead of it’s time, with an unique approch that make the imprint oustanding“ (The Wire)




ARCHIVE

27.11.2009

AMORE & MondoGomma Picture Shows

AMORE is an irregular poster magazine, designed by SmalPaze and published by the Gomma label. In the past 4 editions, artists such as Michael Sailstorfer, Daniel Josefsohn, New York Freak Art legend The Rammellzee, Kostas Murkudis, Martin Fengel, P.A.M., and many more have contributed with artworks.

AMORE No. 4 – The PsychoMagic Issue (2008)
AMORE No. 3 – Nur Du Allein (2006)
AMORE No. 2 – Revue OK (2004)
AMORE No. 1 – Una festa sui prati

In connection with the release of each issue of AMORE, several exhibitions have been taking place all over the world, called MondoGomma Picture Shows:

MondoGomma Picture Show MUNICH 2009
MondoGomma Picture Show BERLIN 2008
MondoGomma Picture Show TOKYO 2006
MondoGomma Picture Show STUTTGART 2005
MondoGomma Picture Show BARCELONA 2005
MondoGomma Picture Show STOCKHOLM 2005
MondoGomma Picture Show BERLIN 2005

12.01.2005

MondoGomma Picture Show BERLIN 2005

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MondoGomma pictureshow at C:c room, Gipsstraße 11, Berlin, January / February 2005.

Stuff by Borsche and Kartsolis aka SMAL & PAZE. Small contributions also by Kostas Murkudis, The Rammellzee, Michael Sailstorfer, Lee and a beautiful lip machine by Benny Röder

There was a nice party afterwards with MUNK, JOAKIM and WHOMADEWHO.

12.10.2004

Amore No. 2 – Revue OK

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AMORE is a 12 page poster collection. The posters are designed (or show works) by several young german painters, graphic artists, photographers who have one thing in common – they are friends of musicians Munk and the german label Gomma.

The second issue is called: „Revue OK“. This time, another bunch of Munich based/ born artists have contributed – under the direction of young graphic design girl LEE. This is stuff from different artistic corners:
– Young German sculptor MICHAEL SAILSTORFER
– Fashion designer KOSTAS MURKUDIS.
– Photographers MARTIN FENGEL and ANNA ROSA KRAU
– A bunch of young graphic and art making girls and guys: SMAL, PAZE, LEE and SARAH

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