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 and Jonas Imbery, who later left the label.
Art direction by Mirko Borsche & Thomas Kartsolis aka Smal & Paze.

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

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
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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)



Gomma Podcast #118 – Manuel Kim

You need to hear this! Manuel Kim is not only the man who runs the Gomma and Toy Tonics office, but he also is a totally vinyl addicted house music fanatic. Always knowing the fresh stuff and old goodies. This mix is a bomb. Rare Detroit Jazzhouse meets new German discovibes. Vinyl only. From Andres to Session Victim. It’s all about Soul!


1) Jack J – Something (On My Mind) [Mood Hut]
2) Kai Alce – Simbaz Groove [NDATL]
3) Ron Trent – We’re Gonna Rock [DeepArtSounds]
4) Jack J – Looking Forward To You [Mood Hut]
5) Andres – Last Call For Alcohol [Mahogani Music]
6) Akwaaba – Get Yong’un (Q&D Remix) [Discfunction]
7) Marcellus Pittman & Theo Parrish – Selector’s Theme [Sound Signature]
8) Amp Dog Knight – I’m Doing Fine (Dub) [Mahogani Music]
9) Pablo Bolivar – Keep Moving [AvantRoots]
10) Axel Boman – Anytime Is Fine [Mule Musiq]
11) Metro Area – Caught Up [Environ]
12) Session Victim – Good Intentions [Delusions Of Grandeur]
13) Tom Trago – Lost In The Streets Of NYC [Rush Hour]
14) Martin Buttrich – Meeting Dave Dish [Four:Twenty Recordings]


Gomma Podcast #82: Manuel Kim Charlie Mix

It’s exactly one year ago that this new club in Munich called Charlie opened its doors. Manuel Kim has taken up residency there with his monthly club night X-RAY and is pushing a sound mix of organic and funky house and disco there. Here’s a live recording from a while back that demonstrates a typical X-RAY night, starting mellow yet picking up the pace quickly.. with a few Gomma and Toy Tonics tunes and Kim’s Edits thrown in! **FREE DOWNLOAD**

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Gomma Podcast #72: Manuel Kim’s Editmix

Here comes a new podcast by Manuel Kim from the Gomma headquarters. Featuring 11 of his famous edits from one of the best periods of club music. Legendary stuff from A Guy Called Gerald, Lil’ Louis and Shannon. But also more obscure stuff by Soft House Company, Turntable Orchestra and the amazing Arnold Jarvis. Proto House, Dirty Pop.

1) A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray (Manuel Kim Edit)
2) Lil Louis – Club Lonely (Manuel Kim Lonely People Edit)
3) Turntable Orchestra – You’re Gonna Miss Me (Manuel Kim Edit)
4) Soft House Company – What You Need (Manuel Kim Edit)
5) Shannon – Let The Music Play (Manuel Kim Edit)
6) Aleem – Release Yourself (Manuel Kim Edit)
7) Raven Maize – Together Forever (Manuel Kim Edit)
8) Lil Louis – French Kiss (Manuel Kim Saxy Conversation Edit)
9) Arnold Jarvis – Take Some Time Out (Manuel Kim Edit)
10) Mission Control – Outta Limits (Manuel Kim Edit)
11) Fallout – The Morning After (Manuel Kim Edit)


Podcast #60: Casablanca Podcast

Gomma Podcast #60 - Casablanca Podcast

We’re currently working on a big project: The Casablanca Reworks EP. Gomma artists have been asked to rework the songs of legendary disco label Casablanca Records. Home to acts such as Parliament, Giorgio Moroder, Cameo, Kiss, Donna Summer! So in January Gomma will release this massive project. Including guestvocals by Peaches.

To prepare you our DJ buddy Manuel Kim did a little cut n paste mix with 100% Casablanca releases from the late 70ies and early 80ies.

1) Parliament – Flash Light (12″ Version) (1977)
2) Stephanie Mills – You Can’t Run From My Love (Manuel Kim Edit) (1982)
3) Mantra – Doin’ It To The Bone (1981)
4) Cameo – Rigor Mortis (1976)
5) Parlet – Pleasure Principle (1978)
6) Brenda & The Tabulations – Let’s Go All The Way Down (Manuel Kim Edit) (1978)
7) Leroy Gomez – Foolin’ You (1978)
8) Lipps Inc. – Funkytown (1979)
9) Skatt Bros – Walk The Night (1979)
10) Giorgio Moroder – Chase (1978)
11) D.C.Larue – Let Them Dance (Manuel Kim Edit) (1978)
12) Donna Summer – Our Love (Lucky Medley) (1979)
13) Space – My Love Is Music (1978)
14) Michael Sembello – Maniac (Manuel Kim Edit) (1983)


Podcast #44: Manuel Kim’s Planet Laser Mixtape


This week’s podcast comes from our party resident dj and Gomma office honcho Manuel Kim. Check this out! What a mix. Only rare laser boogie and electrofunk tracks from the early 80ies. Rare original vinyls and a few edits that Manu did himself for djing. (u will not find these edits on any blogs)… Check especially the amazing edit jams of Sinnamon, Komiko and Northend.

1) Advance – Take Me To The Top (Remix Instrumental)
2) Komiko – Feel Alright (Manuel Kim Dub Edit)
3) Northend – Happy Days (Manuel Kim Dub Edit)
4) Class Action – Weekend (M & M Dub)
5) Sinnamon – Thanks To You (Manuel Kim Dub Edit)
6) Venna – Watching You (Manuel Kim Dub Edit)
7) Chocolette – It’s That East Street Beat (Vocal Club Version)
8) Martin Circus – Disco Circus (Manuel Kim Edit)
9) Roundtree – Hit On You (Manuel Kim Edit)
10) Brooklyn Express – Change Position
11) Heather Parisi – Disco Bambina (Ajello Edit)
12) David Joseph – Let’s Live It Up (Instrumental)
13) D-Train – You’re The One For Me (Manuel Kim Dub Edit)
14) Kool & The Gang – Fresh (Manuel Kim Dub Edit)

Download: Podcast #44: Manuel Kim’s Planet Laser Mixtape


Podcast #34: Gomma @ La Java Paris

Here is a little Gomma party mixtape – Mat le Munk, Jonas the Telonius and Manu El Kim pushing the crowd at Crocodile / Paris with a mix of old school house, unexpected pop tunes and some more goodies.

1) Whomadewho – The Plot (Muzzle Flash Remix)
2) Tiger & Woods – Love in Cambodgia
3) Discodeine – Singular
4) Le Le – Number One Girl
5) Yelle – La Musique (Lorenz Rhode Remix)
6) Paradise Express – Dance (Migumatix Edit)
7) Headman – Gimme (In Flagranti Remix)
8) Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Heads Will Roll (A-Trak Remix)
9) Swick – Grow Up (Cassian Remix)
10) Rubix – Baiser sur la disco
11) Puzique – Don’t Go
12) DJ Sneak – You Can’t Hide From Your Bud
13) Discodeine – Joystick (Tomboy Remix)
14) Electra 80 – Rock This Town (Mousse T Remix)
15) Joris Voorn – Sweep The Floor
16) Laurent Garnier – The Man With The Red Face

Download: Podcast #34: Gomma @ La Java Paris


Podcast #27: Benny & Kim’s Calippomix

Well now lookathis: Benny “Rad” Roeder (known from his club night’s in Munich’s Erste Liga and his Spectacle record on Permanent Vacation) and Manuel “Killer” Kim worked through their oldschool vinyls and came up with a collection of funn-kee summer tracks. Seldom-played yet insanely good electro tunes from the early eighties, featuring The Rock Steady Crew, Ice T, Paul Hardcastle, Newcleus, Freeez, Edwin Birdsong and many more. A vinyl-only live mix exclusively for the Gomma podcast — enjoy it in your favorite beach cubicle!

1) Paul Hardcastle – Rain Forest
2) Tyrone Bronson – The Smurf
3) Newcleus – Jam On It (Instrumental)
4) Ice T – Killers (Instrumental)
5) Pete Shelley – Witness The Change (Instrumental)
6) Freeez – I.O.U (Dub + Vocal Mix)
7) AE 3D – Laser Man
8) Stone – Time (Instrumental)
9) Edwin Birdsong – Son of a Rapper Dapper Snapper (Vocal Dub)
10) The Rock Steady Crew – Hey You (Dub Edit)
11) MC Batata – Conselho
12) Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait (Dutch Mix)

Listen & Download:
Podcast #27: Benny & Kim’s Calippomix


Gomma Show Paris

It was great…the Phenomenal Handclap Band rocked in a hippy style, Mustang played the avant disco, Moullinex brought some breakdowns, Telonius and Munk made the girls sweat….let’s say: it was great at Gomma Super Show in Paris last saturday…here are some pics.

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