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Horn & Hoof Records Manchester - The home of independent underground music, gigs and more

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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.


Jul 2018

WOW, Evil Hoof Picnic was amazeballs! We here at Horn & Hoof Records, along with our buddies over at Evil Music just want to say a big big thank you from the bottom of our hearts to everyone that came out to Evil Hoof Picnic 2! Time to start planning for Evil Hoof Picnic 3 i guess!

Apr 2018

Sorry For Escalating to release new EP with Horn & Hoof Records!

We are pleased to announce that German punks are releasing their new EP exclusively in the UK with us. Sorry For Escalating are a four piece from Karlsruhe, Germany. an alternative to pop-punk that combine elements of Emo with an alternative vibe. Influenced by bands such as The Story So Far, Heisskalt, Balance and Composure, Neck Deep, Blackout Problems and Title Fight."Losing Sleep" is their second EP and moves musically and lyrically between alternative and emo, will be released in spring 2018 will have the “Losing Sleep” EP on Side A and the “Stuck” EP on side B. Pre order yours here

Apr 2018

Horn & Hoof Go 8-Bit!

Thats right, we are going all retro arcade on your ass, listen to 6 awesome 8-bit midi tracks from some of our bands on this awesome free download! Head over to our and download it!

Mar 2018


Warrington punks Hummer have released their new EP "Budweiser and Butter". Available on CD from the store now.

Feb 2018

Evil Hoof Picnic band announcment 5!

We are very excited to tell you all that the final two bands for Evil Hoof Picnic 2 will be; Los Fatso Libres and Faintest Idea

Feb 2018

Evil Hoof Picnic 2 Band announcment!

We are very excited to say that we have confirmed The Burnt Tapes and Plot 32 to Evil Hoof Picnic 2

Feb 2018

Only Strangers self titled album!

Only Strangers, them punks from Stoke-on-Trent have released their self titled album with us. Order yours here


Jan 2018

Evil Hoof Picnic 2 Band announcement!

We are excited to announce two bands for Evil Hoof Picnic 2 are Hummer and Bear Trap.

Jan 2018

Evil Hoof Picnic 2 Band announcement!

We are excited to announce that the second two bands for Evil Hoof Picnic 2 are The Crash Mats and Incisions.

Jan 2018

WOW, WHat a year 2017 was!

2017 has been a good ear for us here at Horn & Hoof HQ, a lot has happened but here are some of the highlights. Ed has joined the Horn and Hoof team by investing a fat stack of cash which has enabled us to help out our bands more than was possible before. We’ve had releases from The Crash Mats, Tío Rico, Clayface , The Dead President and Incisions We’ve put on a bunch of memorable shows and made loads of new friends. 2018 is shaping up to be just as busy if not busier, with releases in the pipe line from Hummer and Incisions as well as Two New bands on our roster, Only Strangers and BLOODMINES both have releases scheduled for early 2018!

December 2017

Evil Hoof Picnic 2 Band annpuncement!

We are excited to announce that the first two bands for Evil Hoof Picnic 2 are Matilda's Scoundrels and Second in Line.

November 2017

Punk Aid Vol.1

Horn & Hoof Records are pleased to announce that we are collaborating with Anti Pop Records, Umlaut Records, Lockjaw Records, Krod Records, Chorus of One Records and Thumbhole Records to release a compilation to raise money for victims of hurricane Irma in the States and we all hope this will be the first of many punk fundraising compilations between us and other labels.

October 2017

Clayface - "Don't Hold Your Breath" out NOW!

Get in on CD here

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