Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

Celebrating Springtime and Record Store Day at The Orchard


For some folks, it’s the return of baseball season. For others, it’s Easter. But for us here at The Orchard, nothing heralds the return of warmer weather quite like Record Store Day! This internationally celebrated event has been getting bigger and better every year since its inception in 2008, and this year looks to be no different. So let’s… Read more »

Engage with Streaming Services to Better Engage Your Fans


As more and more of our clients here at The Orchard see streaming services generating a major share of their revenue, a blog post about marketing your releases on streaming services seems pertinent. À-la-carte download stores do not always have the discovery dimension that full-length streaming functionality offers, and the structure of the store is… Read more »

Got Live If You Want It…


The title of this blog post is the title of the Stones’ first “live” album (a play on bluesman Slim Harpo‘s “Got Love If You Want It”). It’s a poor recording (even rumored to be live in the studio with overdubbed cheering) and the Stones essentially disowned it. We’ve come a long way… In the beginning, every song… Read more »