Premios Gardel A La Música Nominees 2017
Argentina’s largest music awards, Premios Gardel a la Música announced their nominees on Tuesday. From Best Video Clip to Best Catalogue Collection, The Orchard’s releases pulled in a whopping 30% of nominations with 42 of the 139 slots. Wishing the best of luck and congratulations to our labels and artists including Pop Art Discos, Epsa Music, Acqua Records, S-Music, Pelo Music, Alfiz Producciones SRL, Magenta Discos, Level Music, Utopia, BVMusic, Pinhead Records, Mojo, Eternal Sunday and Luis Salinas.
Check out the full list of our nominees below:
Share The Love Not The Post
Picture this: You’ve just posted a picture to Instagram with the caption “Thank you all for coming to the show last night. Manhattan, you’re next.” You decide to share this post to your Facebook and Twitter as you usually do. Then you take a minute to look at your Twitter to see the post shows up as, “Thank you all for….instagram.com/p/ahjdjksha.” As you scroll, the majority of your Twitter feed looks similar. As you switch to Facebook you see the majority of your posts are Instagram shares as well making your feed primarily photos.
While we all have our favorite platform, and cross promoting from time to time can be successful, auto or constant sharing from one platform can effect your engagement on the others. Think of it like this, if all of your posts are the same across all platforms, why would a fan need to follow you on all socials? Fans could simply follow you on the one platform where you natively post and engage. Seeing a thread of fragmented thought followed by links tells the viewer you are not actively engaged or paying attention to the platform, making the them less likely to engage with your content.
Introducing Ali Meyer, Technical Recruiter, Human Resources
Hi everybody! My name is Ali Meyer and I’m joining as The Orchard’s new Technical Recruiter. I’ve spent the last few years working at an agency recruiting software engineers, and I am very excited to help build out the team here.
I graduated in 2014 from Colgate University with a BA in English Literature and a minor in Biology. I’ve been extremely fortunate to have lived in four locations in the past few years, including Boston, New York and Venice. Fun fact, I also speak three languages and am learning a fourth.
The Orchard Acquires Phonofile & finetunes
The Orchard’s global family just got bigger adding leading independent distributors, Phonofile and finetunes. Both distributors will become wholly owned subsidiaries of The Orchard, giving The Orchard an expanded local presence in its European operations. All labels distributed by Phonofile AS of Norway and finetunes GmbH of Germany will gain access to The Orchard’s vast services across 25 territories worldwide.
Out Today by The Orchard: Fazerdaze, Take Me & More
Welcome again to our weekly segment, Out Today by The Orchard, where we give you the freshest finds from our labels’ new releases. This week have new material from New Zealand, a thrilling new film and a legendary surprise.
A wonderful label, Flying Nun Records is constantly putting out eclectic music from young acts that convey longevity in their momentum. In other words, when they put out a record from a new band, you know you’ll be hearing their name for years to come. Today is release day for New Zealander Fazerdaze‘s debut record Morningside, out on Flying Nun. The brain child of singer/songwriter Amelia Murray, Morningside is the creative culmination of years of songwriting done from Murray’s bedroom. The album is honest, approachable indie rock with the personality of a solo album and the sonic variance of a full band effort. If it sounds up your ally, stream it here and check out the video for ” Take it slow” below.