Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

Do YOU Know What’s Coming Next?


I remember when I started The Orchard with Richard Gottehrer back in 1997 (15 years ago!). We told people what was coming next. People didn’t ask for the information and they certainly didn’t like what we had to say. We told them during the height of the CD boom that it was all going to… Read more »

Treat Your Ears to Frenchkiss Label Group’s First Batch of Artists


Frenchkiss Label Group, the boutique distributor that Frenchkiss Records launched earlier this year in partnership with The Orchard, just released a list of the first nine labels to sign on: ATP Recordings, Cavity Search Records, Cult Records, God Mode, Holiday Friends Recording Co., JAXART, Pendu Sound, Underwater Peoples and White Iris. In honor of this exciting announcement,… Read more »

Get Ready for Cable on Your Apple TV


Apple recently launched an update to their Apple TV operating system. The new look takes some of the focus off their à-la-carte movie and TV store and opens the experience visually to a more diverse app-style marketplace. The shift turned a small list of supported internet services into an array of featured apps similar to… Read more »