Introducing Scott Smitelli, Senior Software Engineer Hi there, I’m Scott Smitelli. I’m the newest Software Engineer to join The Orchard family, and I’m excited to be here! I come from Maker Studios, where I worked on a video platform that some may remember by an old name, Blip.tv. Before that I worked at Thomson Reuters… Read more »
5 Reasons Compilations Belong on Your Radar
Right now, compilations are more popular than ever before. Just open Spotify’s homepage and you will find a plethora of playlists including “Mellow Beats,” “Creativity Boost,” “The Indie Mix” along with hundreds of others to help get you through your day. How many times have you discovered new music through playlists like these? I know… Read more »
Have a Fiesta with CODISCOS & Magisto
There’s no better time than the summer to think fiestas, hip-shaking bambas and sharing it all with friends on the interwebs. Enter: Magisto, or to be specific, our partnership with the video storytelling app that pairs music with images to create engaging mini-movies you can share ’til your heart’s content.
Introducing Rob Gold, Manager, Licensing & Sync I am overjoyed to be joining The Orchard’s sync licensing team based in New York, and I feel honored to get to work with all my fellow Orchardites. Quick background on me: I was raised not too far from Jim Leavitt‘s home turf in suburban Boston, MA. As a drummer… Read more »
Introducing Melissa Gonzalez, Coordinator, Compilations Label Relations My name is Melissa Gonzalez and I am the new Compilations Label Relations Coordinator. I recently received my doctorate in music with a specialization in ethnomusicology at Columbia University. Over the last five years, I have taught courses in Latin American and Middle Eastern folkloric and popular music,… Read more »