The Orchard Catches The Duplass Brothers’ “Blue Jay”

blue-jayLike spaghetti and meatballs, The Orchard and the Duplass Brothers are a combo that just works. Today, we are thrilled to announce that we will be releasing another Duplass Bros production, Blue Jay, written by Mark Duplass and directed by Alex Lehmann. The film is another installment of a seven-film output partnership between The Orchard and the Duplass’.


Ch-Ch-Changes in the Physical Music Retail Landscape

music-retail-newbury-comicsYou’ve heard it before: the only constant in life is change. Adapt and survive. Darwinian selection has always been an active force in the music business since the beginning. And those of us who live in NYC and work at The Orchard, see it every day. “The Force” has to be strong if you’re going to make it here. Just ask late blooming soul singer Charles Bradley or cancer survivor Sharon Jones, now hotter than ever since her Lincoln car commercial featuring “Midnight Rider.”


Welcome, Nikoo!

Nikoo SadrIntroducing Nikoo Sadr, Interactive Marketing Manager, UK

Hey all, I’m Nikoo, joining The Orchard team as Interactive Marketing Manager in the UK. Previously, I was head of Digital Marketing training at Music Ally, where my over-excitement about great marketing campaigns led me to also write the “campaigns” section for Music Ally’s digital marketing magazine Sandbox.


BalconyTV Records Launches with “Live From the Outside”

BalconyTV-Records-Live-From-The-OutsideIf you’re not familiar with the worldwide institution that is BalconyTV, cancel your plans because you have some videos to watch. For those of you that don’t live under a rock, BalconyTV has a new way for you to listen to their seemingly endless live performances captured from around the globe. Say hello to BalconyTV Records!

The project’s founders launched a label to give you the opportunity to listen to live, handpicked tracks from their favorite artists. With that, you can find killer BalconyTV recordings on your streaming service or online store of choice.


Exercise Your Right to Vote: SXSW PanelPicker 2017 is Open

Vote-PanelPickerIt’s only been a few months since South by Southwest 2016 and we’re already gearing up for next year in The Orchard office. SXSW planning has begun and the action is kicking off with the 2017 SXSW PanelPicker, now officially up and running.

That’s right, the polls are open and voting has commenced! The Orchard’s SXSW 2017 music panel idea came from our ever-innovating sync licensing team. It’s called “You Got The Sync, Now What?