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Horn & Hoof Records

is a distribution label from
Manchester, England, working with independent and unsigned artists.

We have a full digital distribution package, which through our partners distributes to iTunes / Spotify / Napster / Amazon Digital and many many more throughout the world.

We have a physical distribution package with a large warehouse which distributes to any retailer worth a shit in the UK, getting your music to the right places: HMV / Interpunk / and more

We also sell direct to you: The customer right here from our band pages

Alongside the distribution of music we also put on shows in Manchester and have a full website with all the news on the bands we distribute.

See our bands here



October 2017

Clayface are the latest addition to the Horn & Hoof Family and will be releasing their EP "Don't Hold Your Breath" with us. We have worked with Clayface before and know they are sound, hard working lads and we are very excited to have them on board.

September 2017

New Crash Mats Album!

The Crash Mats have released their second album "69 Peruvian Panpile Classics"

August 2017

Bear Trap - 'Sugarcoated' Out NOW! -

Bear Trap have released their first EP "Sugarcoated", get it on CD.

Sugarcoated - Bear Trap

August 2017

A New song from The Crash Mats-

The Crash Mats have a new album "69 Peruvian Panpipe Classics" coming out on September 15th, 'Watchmen' is taken from that and you can listen here

July 2017

Tio Rico - "Business and Pleasure"-

Tio Rico have released their new EP "Business and Pleasure", get it on CD.

Business and Pleasure - Tio Rico

June 2017


Incisions have released their new EP "QUIT NOW", get it on CD.

Quit Now - Incisions

June 2017

New single from Bear Trap!

Bear Trap have released their new single "All or Nothing", get it NOW

All or Nothing - Bear Trap

April 2017

Welcome Bear Trap

We are stoked to announce that the amaizng Bear Trap are the latest Manchester band to join the Horn & Hoof Records Family. Bear trap are a melodic punk band from our home town, see the announcment video above. You can buy their single here.

April 2017

National Sound Archive

Horn & Hoof Records have been selected to be entered in to the British Library Sound Archive, we are very honoured that the British Libray have requested our entire catalogue to be archived and preserved "as part of the nation's audio & cultural heritage"

March 2017

New logo!

Check it out, Reece from Clay Face has designed us a new logo, and its SICKKKKKKK

March 2017


Carp Dime by Johnny West is Missing is available to buy NOW, click the image to go to iTunes or head to our store page

March 2017

Meet Johnny West is Missing!

We are very happy to announce that we are releasing the next EP for the fantastic Johnny West is Missing(Raucous, dumb fuck punk rock. Born in Manchester, Barnsley and St. Pete, FL, forged in the fires of West Yorkshire). You know you're going to love it!

March 2017


Our friends The Dead President from Russia are putting out a split EP with fellow Russians Arkadiy Kots Band and WE have the pleasure of releasing it. Buy it NOW

January 2017

Gigs gigs gigs, releases releases releases AND a new way to contact us!

We have some quality gigs planned for 2017, the first of which is on March 25th at The Blossoms Pub (Stockport) and is FREE entry, but the biggie is the Evil Hoof Picnic which we are organising along with our friends at Evil Music, this is an all dayer that will be held at Gulliver’s in Manchester on July 8th. Tickets available from Skiddle (or check our shows page). We also have a bunch of releases planned and even some vinyl so keep your eyes peeled for all this and much much more.

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