Posts By: Meredith Nadeau

Label Spotlight: STILL WATER RECORDINGS


STILL WATER RECORDINGS is a new label emerging from New York City founded by Christopher Cruz of Post-Metal outfit So Hideous. The label’s main objective is to establish an artist’s vision without the boundaries or constrictions of genre. Still Water Recordings is currently home to a diverse roster of talented acts such as TIGER FLOWERS, Figmennt, Teleskopes… Read more »

20 Years of Incredible Artists In One Playlist


With 20 years of music distribution under our belts, The Orchard has grown to amass a huge catalog of funky hits, slow jams, mind-melting metal and everything in between. The Orchard was founded to share independent music with the world. These releases power The Orchard and inspire the future of the industry. To celebrate our long… Read more »

Welcome, Clint N.!


Introducing, Clint Newsom, Software Engineer, Physical Distribution Hi, my name is Clint Newsom and I’m joining The Orchard as a Software Engineer on the Physical Distribution team. I’ve worked in software development professionally since 2008 and have developed web applications for a number of New York institutions including the American Museum of Natural History, The… Read more »

The Orchard Broadens Worldwide Reach


After 20 years of “distribution done right,” The Orchard is making its biggest move yet. Sony Music Entertainment has combined all regional distribution efforts under The Orchard name. What does this mean for us? An increased global presence, a united team of industry professionals and a network of local support stronger than ever before with offices… Read more »

The Orchard & Red Essential Merge


The Orchard and Red Essential’s two UK organizations have merged to create the newly formed company called The Orchard. The new UK business will be lead by co-Managing Directors, Ian Dutt and Mike Chadwick. With decades of success serving independents, these companies provide a consolidate experience in music distribution fostering strong partnerships and an impressive catalogue… Read more »