Posts By: Diana Wollach

Welcome, Melissa!


Introducing Melissa Gonzalez, Coordinator, Compilations Label Relations My name is Melissa Gonzalez and I am the new Compilations Label Relations Coordinator.  I recently received my doctorate in music with a specialization in ethnomusicology at Columbia University. Over the last five years, I have taught courses in Latin American and Middle Eastern folkloric and popular music,… Read more »

Welcome, Christian!


Introducing Christian Frahm, Marketing & Sales Manager, GSA Hello everyone, I am very excited to work on a new chapter for The Orchard in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Together with Manlio and the whole Orchard team, I am sure we can do great things here. Born and raised in Kiel (Northern Germany at the Baltic Sea), I went… Read more »

Ask a Music Journalist: Which Music Links Do You Prefer in a Pitch Email?


This article, written by Sound Dessert music blog founder, Gillian Driscoll, originally appeared on Sonicbids. We’re excited to be working with them to exchange industry tips and trends for your business! Humans now have shorter attention spans than goldfish. We’re talking eight seconds to get someone to opt in and listen to your music. (Goldfish,… Read more »

Welcome, Ryan!


Introducing Ryan Rosales, Manager, Sales & Marketing, Film & TV Hi Everyone! Born and raised in Los Angeles, I went to Loyola Marymount University where I studied Business Marketing. My first job out of college was for Filter Magazine working on the Toyota account. After gaining a couple of years of experience, I transitioned to… Read more »

The Orchard Chart Toppers: May 2015


Oh what an exciting month May was! Bringing #1s from around the world and running the gamut in genres and formats, we couldn’t be happier to salute local stars like Ukraine’s Океан Ельзи, Turkey’s Ceza, Latvia’s Prāta Vētra, Brazil’s Jorge & Mateus and Luan Santana, Portugal’s DJ Manu Santos and Spain’s regular chart toppers, Gemeliers. The legendary… Read more »