Posts Categorized: Artist News

Meet TUNS: Canada’s New Power-Pop Supergroup

TUNS (pronounced “tons”) is a Canadian trio featuring Matt Murphy (The Super Friendz, The Flashing Lights), Chris Murphy (Sloan), and Mike O’Neill (The Inbreds). Or: “Three of Canada’s best songwriters/musicians from the ’90s having a blast for their sake and ours.” (Exclaim!) Or: “A trio of eternally boyish and Beatlesque voices veritably born to sing… Read more »

The Orchard Earns 48 Nominations for the 2016 Latin Grammys

The nominations for the 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards have just been announced, recognizing artistic and technical excellence in the recording arts and sciences, with a particular emphasis on Spanish and Portuguese-speaking recordings. The Orchard is proud to announce that many of our Latin clients are nominees for 27 of the total 48 award categories… Read more »

Digging Through The Archives: Tall Dwarfs

Welcome to Digging Through The Archives, a new recurring Daily Rind feature from the Creative Services department that will explore cool vintage obscurities, under-the-radar sleepers, catalog albums in the news, and more. Tall Dwarfs: Hello Cruel World (1988/2005, Flying Nun) My infatuation with the Kiwi lo-fi gods Chis Knox and Alec Bathgate began sometime in the 1990s when I… Read more »

How Danish Newcomer Vida Sophia Grew Her Facebook Likes by 460% with $150

Nathalia Sophia Barat, a.k.a. Vida Sophia, is an exciting newcomer from the Danish underground scene. The promising Copenhagen-based star, who was chosen as one of 20 Danish names to make it big in 2016 by Spotify Denmark, unveiled her debut EP Soundtrack earlier this year. Her brand new single, “I Never Surf,” is a gloomy summer single revisiting the 60s, and… Read more »