Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

Christmas is Compilations Season!


It may still be October, but it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here at The Orchard Compilations Department, because for us, the Holiday Season is Compilation Season. It’s no secret that the gift giving season is one of our most productive times of the year. Right now, we’re preparing our strategy to make… Read more »

Welcome to the Compilation Era


Rumors of “The Death of the Album” have been greatly exaggerated. Sure, comparing this week’s SoundScan numbers to those 20 years ago is good for a laugh (or a cry), but it bears remembering that the album, as we currently think of it, has only existed since the late-’60s. Before that, it was really more analogous to a photo album —… Read more »