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Record Store Day Recap: Celebrating Physical Retailers for 10 Years


This past Saturday, was Record Store Day, the biggest physical sales day of the year. This annual event was even more special as RSD celebrated its 10th anniversary! Numerous independent retailers have already reported that this was one of their best Record Store Days yet — some indicating it was their best sales day in history…. Read more »

BBC Music Magazine Award Winners: Recording Of The Year & More


The votes are in from the annual BBC Music Magazine Awards and The Orchard labels took home a total of four incredible wins including the Recording of the Year! Vasily Petrenko and The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s recording of Tchaikovsky’s Symphonies 1, 2 & 5 triumphed as Recording of the Year as well as Best Orchestral Album. Released last June by Onyx… Read more »

Facebook Introduces New Ad Functionality: Collection


Facebook recently introduced collection ads to help advertisers highlight products in their web stores. The collection ad features a video or display image at the top along with a carousel below, with the store’s products. The format allows the advertiser to showcase their items with a video or image that gives context to the way the customer would… Read more »

The Orchard Takes Home SXSW Best Doc Winner “The Work”


It’s been a month since our film team was down in Austin but the sun hasn’t set on SXSW: The Orchard and TOPIC have acquired the North American rights to the festival’s Grand Jury Prize winner for Best Documentary, The Work. The film is slated to hit theaters this fall. America’s prison system has long been controversial, but one… Read more »

A Series For Women, By Women to Inspire: INSTANT LOVE


Today is International Women’s Day, and also marks the debut of the INSTANT LOVE series by in-house label Instant Records, led by The Orchard’s founder and producer Richard Gottehrer and copilot Allison Zatarain. INSTANT LOVE is a bi-weekly digital single series of famous love songs that were originally sung by men about women, reimagined with… Read more »