Posts Categorized: Artist News

Finally Reunited: Aim & QNC Kick Bad Habits and Make Good Tunes

Andy Turner a.k.a. Aim released his acclaimed debut album Cold Water Music back in 1999 on Rae & Christian’s then burgeoning Grand Central Records. On that debut, Aim enlisted the vocal talents of NYC’s Q-Ball & Curt Cazal, a.k.a. QNC, for a track called “The Force“. Now, sixteen years and four artist albums later, they return for a full collaborative… Read more »

SLAYER’s “Repentless” SLAYS Through The Charts

Who here remembers that time a fan spray painted, “God Listens to Slayer” onto a religious billboard? Slayer fans conform to no rules, and neither does the band itself. Here at The Orchard, the first time I ever heard Metal music was through Slayer’s Spotify page, and it was definitely an eye-opening experience! As I’ve become more acquainted with their sound, I’ve… Read more »

The Orchard’s Classical Labels Snag 6 Wins at the 2015 Gramophone Awards

The Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2015, which were held in London earlier this month, will be etched in our memory for numerous reasons, not least for the astounding performances by Joseph Moog and Pavel Haas Quartet. It was also a great night for some of The Orchard’s classical label clients, whose artists and recordings accumulated no less than 6 awards. We’re very proud… Read more »

Celebrate Life with Kira Skov

Upon sifting through The Orchard’s catalogue recently, I was thrilled to discover that Kira Skov, one of my long-time favorite Danish artists, is signed to Stunt/Sundance Records, a label we distribute. To be honest, I was also pretty surprised as Kira, who has often adorned the Rock/Pop genre pages on iTunes, is a surprising addition to the label, known for its serious and… Read more »