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Out Today by The Orchard: Empress Of, Guvna B, & More!

What better way to start the month than with new music? To welcome April with open arms, we are highlighting releases from Honduran-American singer/songwriter and producer Empress Of, Ghanaian-English rapper Guvna B, and Canadian singer/songwriter Ellis. C...

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Ten Minutes With Darkovibes

The music industry is arguably more global now than ever before. Korean pop acts are selling out stadiums internationally. Latin artists are topping traditionally English-centric charts with Spanish language releases. The next continent to make waves in th...

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The Orchard: Live Stream Calendar (Updating)

Artists are always encouraged to promote new releases through live events, touring, press opportunities, and direct fan engagement. While touring and other events have been put on hold, there are still a number of ways artists can remain accessible to thei...

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Here’s What You Can Do To Spread the Record Store Love

There’s something really special and sentimental about going through vinyl records one at a time at your local record store, flipping through the crate, discovering new or forgotten favorites, or seeing artists perform at in-stores. Now faced with an unpre...

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Ten Minutes With Khadyak

Born and raised in Paris to Senegalese parents, Khadyak is an artist who reflects on where she’s been, while remaining determined and focused on marching forward. A singer, songwriter, dancer, and choreographer, Khadyak is by definition, a creative. As a p...

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Out Today by The Orchard: The Chats, Vanessa Carlton, & More!

The end of another week is near and we can’t wait to share new music with you. While we are all trying to stay safe inside this month, our favorite artists are doing their best to make the time fly. This week we highlight releases from Australian punk rock...

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Here’s How You Can Help Artists & Venues During COVID-19

A little over a month ago, we were still making plans to attend shows and album release parties, adding tour dates into our calendar, and making plans with friends and family after work and weekends to support our favorite artists. But all that seems a lit...

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The Orchard: Live Stream Calendar (Updating)

Artists are always encouraged to promote new releases through live events, touring, press opportunities, and direct fan engagement. While touring and other events have been put on hold, there are still a number of ways artists can remain accessible to thei...

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YouTube Copyright Claims

If you have received a notice from YouTube that your video contains content that is owned or licensed by The Orchard, a music, film and TV distribution company, please read the outline below which will address any questions you may have. First off, please k...

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Frequently Asked Questions: YouTube Copyright Strikes

Copyright is serious business. As with any platform hosting user-generated content, YouTube provides content owners with a few tools to protect their intellectual property. One such tool is the ability to file a Copyright Takedown, allowing owners to remov...

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Engage Your Fans Through YouTube Poll Cards

It's been a while since YouTube rolled out its Cards feature -- the mobile-friendly evolution of annotations -- which has proved to be a powerful tool to increase engagement and click-through rates. In the past, you could choose between four types of cards:...

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Classical Music Metadata 101: How to Break Down the Most Complex of Metadata

They said to me, “write about anything you like Tom, just keep it light. Mine the veins of your imagination and dredge those grey cells for something enriching and life affirming to impart...” So today, I thought we’d talk about classical music metadata. ...

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Shazam Your Way Through Your Next Campaign

Shazam has been a staple on smartphones for years. For the best part of the last decade, people have been holding their phones in the air to discover what music was playing and Shazam has been there every step of the way. "Shazaming" has even entered the le...