Get Cozy With ‘Instant Love Nest’
We have come to know and love Instant Love, a bi-monthly singles series of famous love songs originally sung by men, now sung between women (without changing the gender). Instant Records is creating a collection or a “living album” via playlists. Instant Love celebrates mothers, daughters, sisters, friends, lovers and everything in between. It also supports feminism, girl power, and the LGBTQ community. Look out for a full length in January 2018.
For the past century, women have heard about themselves mainly through a male gaze, limiting self expression from within. We’ve all heard about “boy-meets-girl” to death. But what about “girl-meets-girl?” What about “girl-loves-girl?” Are women just afraid to sing those words? Or is music just stuck in a rut? What about a song between best friends?!
Introducing Josh Polikov, Product Analyst, Master Rights
Hey everyone, my name is Josh Polikov and I’m a shiny new Product Analyst on the Master Rights squad. I’m coming to The Orchard from Fat Possum Records where I worked for a year after graduating from Duke in 2016. I’m originally from Baltimore (I’ve seen The Wire) and I’m currently living in South Slope.
So, you might be wondering, what I have been listening to lately? Excellent question! (more…)
New Features to Snap About
At The Orchard, we love Snapchat for the spontaneous, silly sneak peeks into our favorite artists’ everyday lives. That candid posting style differentiates Snapchat from the more pre-meditated (and even ad-like) style of posts often found on other platforms. But for those of us who believe the grey area between entertainment and promo is very real, we’ve rounded up a list of new features that will help promote your projects without sacrificing any of that trademark Snapchat authenticity.
Let’s explore them together!
Out Today by The Orchard: Nick Cannon, Juiceboxxx & More
June and July have come and gone leaving us at The Orchard questioning how summer is flying by so fast. The hot months are something we never seem to really appreciate till we see fall and winter just a few calendar pages away. Luckily for all of us we still have one more month to enjoy the sun along with a handful of incredible new releases. This Friday brings the release of some hilarious stand up from one of comedies biggest, an inspiration punk rap album guaranteed to get listeners fired up and a documentary from Anthony Bourdain on one of cuisine’s most revered and mysterious chefs.
The Latest In Latin From The LAMC
With a broad catalog of Latin hits, our team adventured to the Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York City. One theme reigned true this year: 2017 is a big year for Latin music. Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” has climbed to the top of the charts and is the first mostly Spanish-language song to hit #1 on Billboard Hot 100 since 1996. Our attendees were overjoyed to be a part of the hype with our latest partnership with DY and his team El Cartel Records.