Posts Tagged: physical distribution

Physical Sales Are In Full Bloom


With over 30 new releases over the past four weeks, it’s been a busy season for physical sales! Interestingly enough, some of our best sellers have come from releases of older archival recordings and secondary genres like comedy and classical. With collectables, bundles, multiple discs and more, it is clear, the physical world is a unique but… Read more »

Welcome, Clint N.!


Introducing, Clint Newsom, Software Engineer, Physical Distribution Hi, my name is Clint Newsom and I’m joining The Orchard as a Software Engineer on the Physical Distribution team. I’ve worked in software development professionally since 2008 and have developed web applications for a number of New York institutions including the American Museum of Natural History, The… Read more »

Music Biz Meets The Music City


The annual Music Biz convention rocked the town of Nashville just a few short weeks ago. Overall the vibe was positive as many physical retailers report increased sales, primarily due to music consumer’s appetite for vinyl releases. In response many stores are devoting more shelf and floor space to 12 inch records. Retailers like Newbury Comics… Read more »

Case Study: Jacob Collier “In My Room”


GOALS The term “prodigy” is thrown around pretty often these days when speaking about young talent. However, when Quincy Jones calls you one of his “favourite young artists on the planet,” you have the real deal on your hands. This is precisely the case for jazz multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier. Launching his career on YouTube, Jacob… Read more »

Indie Store Spotlight: Waterloo Records


Greetings from the physical sales department! Each month I will be taking you on a trip to some of the greatest records stores around the country. This month we’re going to Austin, Texas to visit Waterloo Records. Opening April 1, 1982, Waterloo took its name from the original designation of the territory before it was purchased as the capital… Read more »