Posts Categorized: Artist News

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 »

What’s Not To Love with Cécile McLorin Salvant?


Modern Jazz speaks many languages, but at age 25, nobody is more fluent that Cécile McLorin Salvant. With a show-stopping, Grammy-nominated debut record under her belt and a sophomore release on the horizon, it seems the sky is the limit for this classy, acclaimed virtuoso. Salvant was swept from the warm stage lights of small Jazz… Read more »

Get (Re)acquainted with Xanadu Records


Earlier this summer, The Orchard, in conjunction with Elemental Music, announced the first six releases in a series of twenty-five Xanadu Master Edition reissues from the vaults of the acclaimed Jazz label founded in 1975 by legendary producer and photographer Don Schlitten. One of these initial titles, From The Attic Of My Mind, a 1978 release from… Read more »

Celebrate Donovan & Spread Hope and ‘Tranquility’ While You’re at It


Rock The Cause, the non-profit record label that brought you the moving story and music of Zach Sobiech, has compiled a tribute album to legendary 60s singer-songwriter, Donovan. In the ranks with Dylan and Clapton, Donovan spent the late sixties writing classics like “Season of the Witch,” “Sunshine Superman” and “Mellow Yellow.” Now, 50 years after… Read more »

Roxette’s “The Look” Gets a Modern Makeover


For those of you who think that T. Swift has nothin’ on 1989, this one’s for you: old school Scandinavian superstars Roxette are back with a remake of perhaps their most successful track of all-time, “The Look.” The duo decided to revamp the 27-year-old mega hit after being approached to spearhead the soundtrack for a major… Read more »