Posts By: Staff

The Best, The Weird, The Most Unforgettable of SXSW 2015


It’s Thursday (#tbt anyone?) and just about exactly a month since SXSW, so basically: the perfect time to reminisce. The Orchard was in full effect at SXSW this year and what an amazing time it was! Working at a distributor, there is no shortage of shows, events, panels and meetings to attend. We asked some… Read more »

Spotify The Easy Way: 6 Steps to Streaming Success


Streaming is continuing to grow, and having worked closely with Spotify over the past few years, we feel that all independent artists and labels should strengthen their presence on the service. To help, we’ve compiled these 6 super easy action items we’re confident will make a difference. Try them out! 1. “On Air, On Spotify”… Read more »

MUSO Continues The Fight Against Piracy with New Updates


Our anti-piracy Marketplace partner, MUSO, has some exciting updates to share in their constant fight against illegal downloads and sharing. Here to introduce them to us in this guest post is Co-Founder and Music Services Division Head, Andrew Chatterley. Since making our service available in The Orchard Marketplace, we’ve continually expanded our suite of features… Read more »

Fuck Buttons Make Beautiful Noise on ‘Slow Focus’


UK Electronic duo Fuck Buttons just released their first album in four years and have already received an impressive amount of critical acclaim. The much-anticipated Slow Focus, out now on ATP Recordings, is the first self-produced album by members Benjamin John Power and Andrew Hung. With a haunting quality that will leave you wanting more,… Read more »

Between Bruce Springsteen and San Siro Stadium: Negramaro at The Biscuit Factory


Between sharing the stage with Bruce Springsteen at the Hard Rock Calling festival and taking off on a new tour to celebrate their tenth anniversary album, Italian Rock band Negramaro found time to stop by and take over our London office. Negramaro’s latest album, Una Storia Semplice, is a collection of 24 hits and 6 brand new tracks… Read more »