Out Today by The Orchard: Miky McPhantom, Jack Black & More

It’s a blistering winter day at The Orchard HQ having just experienced the “Bomb Cyclone.” As you wrap yourselves in a thousand layers and dream of sunny beaches, get out of your body and into some music. This week we have a number of great releases including a legendary comedian from Buenos Aires, another well-known funny man with a knack for theatrical vocals and a truly entrancing violin concerto performance. Get your headphones ready and curl-up, because they’re all Out Today.


Welcome, Brandy!

Brandy CollinsIntroducing Brandy Collins, Specialist, Human Resources

My name is Brandy Collins and I’m very excited to be joining The Orchard HR team.

I received my Bachelors degree in Anthropology from NYU and have lived in this great city for the past six years. I’m originally from Dallas, TX and am not ready to go back anytime soon. A fun and unexpected fact  about me is that I’m half Mexican.


In Loving Memory of Ken Seki

The Orchard is deeply saddened to share the unfortunate news that our colleague Ken Seki has passed away. Ken recently joined the company to lead our efforts in Japan. In his short tenure, he impressed everyone with his positive outlook, determination and leadership.

Ken’s passion for music started at an early age, with his older brother introducing him to bands like KISS and AC/DC. He made it his mission to see every 80s hard rock band that came through Toronto, Canada, where he grew up. (more…)

YouTube Partners With Ticketmaster To Display Tour Dates

For artists, YouTube is both a promotional platform and a destination for the music itself. The video site is home to many forms of video content, such as official music videos, Art Tracks and other less formal looks like behind the scenes footage or specific events. That’s why YouTube has become a place for fans to discover music and also learn more about the artists they love. While artists have always been able to use video creatively to promote live performances, YouTube and Ticketmaster have added a direct tie between an artists’ music videos and tour dates.