About Scruff of the Neck

WE LIVE TO DEVELOP ARTISTS

Scruff of the Neck is an established Manchester (UK) record label, music publisher, concert & festival promoter, and creative company that is passionate about working with the best artists to develop their music from a hobby to a career. In 2019, our Records division won ‘Best Small Label’ at the AIM Awards, which led to us signing a global masters distribution deal with Believe and publishing admin with Sony, both mid-pandemic. Scruff of the Neck now have a fast-evolving international set-up with head office in Manchester, signing and distributing the most exciting new acts across the UK and promoting a multitude more on Live. The pioneering content partnership with Twitch enables Scruff of the Neck to broadcast a ‘TV’ music showcase series every week with over 14 million unique viewers to date and an innovative ‘hybrid’  stream at Y Not? Festival 2022 which amassed 1.1 million viewers alone.

  • SHAMBOLICS DREAMS, SCHEMES AND YOUNG TEAMS ALBUM

    SHAMBOLICS DREAMS, SCHEMES AND YOUNG TEAMS ALBUM

    SHAMBOLICS DREAMS, SCHEMES AND YOUNG TEAMS#3 Scottish Album Charts#4 iTunes Album Charts#7 UK Vinyl Charts#10 Independent Album Charts#16 Physical Album ChartsThanks for your support and Mon the Shams!

    SHAMBOLICS DREAMS, SCHEMES AND YOUNG TEAMS ALBUM

    SHAMBOLICS DREAMS, SCHEMES AND YOUNG TEAMS#3 Scottish Album Charts#4 iTunes Album Charts#7 UK Vinyl Charts#10 Independent Album Charts#16 Physical Album ChartsThanks for your support and Mon the Shams!

  • NEW SINGLE: SHELTER BOY ‘GROWING PAINS’

    NEW SINGLE: SHELTER BOY ‘GROWING PAINS’

      Acting as the 4th single from Shelter Boy’s upcoming Studio Album ‘MERCYLAND’ (out 26th April 2024), ‘GROWING PAINS’ captures the difficulty ‘Shelly’ felt when he was struggling to find...

    NEW SINGLE: SHELTER BOY ‘GROWING PAINS’

      Acting as the 4th single from Shelter Boy’s upcoming Studio Album ‘MERCYLAND’ (out 26th April 2024), ‘GROWING PAINS’ captures the difficulty ‘Shelly’ felt when he was struggling to find...

  • NEW SINGLE: AERIAL SALAD ‘TIED TO PIECES OF PAPER’

    NEW SINGLE: AERIAL SALAD ‘TIED TO PIECES OF PAPER’

      The latest signing to our management roster, Aerial Salad serve up another dose of snarky punk with new single ‘Tied to Pieces of Paper’. Taken from their upcoming album...

    NEW SINGLE: AERIAL SALAD ‘TIED TO PIECES OF PAPER’

      The latest signing to our management roster, Aerial Salad serve up another dose of snarky punk with new single ‘Tied to Pieces of Paper’. Taken from their upcoming album...

  • SHAMBOLICS #35 IN THE MIDWEEK CHARTS!

    SHAMBOLICS #35 IN THE MIDWEEK CHARTS!

    Shambolics debut album ‘Dreams, Schemes and Young Teams' is currently sitting at number 35 in the Official UK Album midweek charts. Help the band and label by purchasing physical copies...

    SHAMBOLICS #35 IN THE MIDWEEK CHARTS!

    Shambolics debut album ‘Dreams, Schemes and Young Teams' is currently sitting at number 35 in the Official UK Album midweek charts. Help the band and label by purchasing physical copies...

  • NEW ALBUM OUT NOW! SHAMBOLICS ‘DREAMS, SCHEMES & YOUNG TEAMS’

    NEW ALBUM OUT NOW! SHAMBOLICS ‘DREAMS, SCHEMES ...

    NEW ALBUM OUT NOW! SHAMBOLICS ‘DREAMS, SCHEMES & YOUNG TEAMS’ One of the finest bands to emerge from Scotland in many years, Fife’s very own Shambolics today release their debut album via...

    NEW ALBUM OUT NOW! SHAMBOLICS ‘DREAMS, SCHEMES ...

    NEW ALBUM OUT NOW! SHAMBOLICS ‘DREAMS, SCHEMES & YOUNG TEAMS’ One of the finest bands to emerge from Scotland in many years, Fife’s very own Shambolics today release their debut album via...

  • NEW SINGLE: PENTIRE ‘DON’T LET YOUR LOVE (LET YOU DOWN)’

    NEW SINGLE: PENTIRE ‘DON’T LET YOUR LOVE (LET Y...

    Pentire bring an infectious groove with their new single ‘Don’t Let Your Love (Let You Down)’.   Reminiscent of Kid Harpoon produced-Harry Styles, Kevin Parker indie-psych or The 1975, whilst...

    NEW SINGLE: PENTIRE ‘DON’T LET YOUR LOVE (LET Y...

    Pentire bring an infectious groove with their new single ‘Don’t Let Your Love (Let You Down)’.   Reminiscent of Kid Harpoon produced-Harry Styles, Kevin Parker indie-psych or The 1975, whilst...

  • SCRUFF OF THE NECK RECORDS SINGLES CLUB!

    SCRUFF OF THE NECK RECORDS SINGLES CLUB!

    Scruff of the Neck launch innovative new Singles Club with focus on brand new artists unearthed from the concert promotions area of the business.  First Release: Pentire 'Don't Let Your...

    SCRUFF OF THE NECK RECORDS SINGLES CLUB!

    Scruff of the Neck launch innovative new Singles Club with focus on brand new artists unearthed from the concert promotions area of the business.  First Release: Pentire 'Don't Let Your...

  • NUMBER 1 ALBUM FOR GIANT ROOKS 🇩🇪 🏆

    NUMBER 1 ALBUM FOR GIANT ROOKS 🇩🇪 🏆

    NUMBER 1 ALBUM FOR GIANT ROOKS   Giant Rooks play Manchester at the O2 Ritz on Thursday 7th March. We are honoured to have been on the team since 2018. We...

    NUMBER 1 ALBUM FOR GIANT ROOKS 🇩🇪 🏆

    NUMBER 1 ALBUM FOR GIANT ROOKS   Giant Rooks play Manchester at the O2 Ritz on Thursday 7th March. We are honoured to have been on the team since 2018. We...

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Contact Us

Artist Submissions please fill out the form here scruffoftheneck.com/submit

General - please email info@scruffoftheneck.com

Careers - please email careers@scruffoftheneck.com

Scruff of the Neck, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN, United Kingdom