You’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… Read more »
Back to Africa: The Spread of Music Across the Atlantic
It was yet another business week of meetings in the Cape Verdean capital of Praia. It started with a celebration of traditional hip-shaking (to put it mildly), which you can witness in our most recent viral African Dance hit video by Maahlox Le Vibeur. The Orquestra Nacional de Cabo Verde followed by getting all Funana and playing the highest… Read more »
Introducing Jessica Payne, Senior Director, Digital Operations Hi all, I’m Jessica Payne and I’ve joined the Digital Ops team as Senior Director, Digital Operations. Joining The Orchard saved me from zombies! I was previously at AMC Networks (AMC, BBC America, IFCtv, SundanceTV and WEtv) overseeing distribution of The Walking Dead and other programming to a variety of… Read more »
Freeloader Friday: Jennifer O’Connor, Bent Shapes & More
Now that we have all moved on from music’s biggest night, it’s time to get back on the music discovery train. Good thing for us, Friday is here again and with it, brand new tracks my dear Orchard friends. Here are this week’s new releases. Folk-lovers be delighted, singer-songwriter Jennifer O’Connor released her new track “Black Sky Blanket” from… Read more »
Introducing Christopher Cruz, Production Coordinator, Physical Hello! My name is Chris, I am thrilled to have joined the physical production team here at The Orchard. Raised in NYC I attended Fiorello LaGuardia High School and then Cooper Union and F.I.T where I majored and received my bachelor’s degree in Packaging Design and Advertising Marketing communications.