Posts By: Dylan Lewis

Some New Ways to Google Play


Google Play Music has just updated their best practices! This means that there are a few new housekeeping items to be aware of when thinking about your releases on Google’s Music Store. Keeping to these practices will help us help you make the most out Google Play, which currently counts more than 1 billion active Android… Read more »

Can’t Get Enough of Butch Walker


After welcoming Dangerbird Records to The Orchard family, I think we can speak for the whole team when we say we were very excited to work with the label’s extensive and acclaimed catalog, starting with the multi-talented Butch Walker. As soon as we heard Butch’s Afraid Of Ghosts was to be our first release with Dangerbird, we digital retail marketing… Read more »

Streaming: The New Radio & We’re On It


Among the many benefits that streaming services affords to its patrons, none are as boundless and untamed as the ecosystem of playlists these platforms contain. There is a plethora of playlists for any mood, situation or activity and most of them are curated by everyday people like you and me. Due to the quality of these… Read more »

Merch, “Experiences,” Serendipity: Spotify Has Everything But The Kitchen Sink


Spotify has really ramped up their fan experience with the roll out of their successful artist merchandise store on verified profiles, incorporated tour info via Songkick and stream counts to help fans find popular songs. They recently took a step further with the integration of BandPage onto artist profiles. Besides providing fans with the option to buy merch, concert… Read more »

Suicide Silence’s Unstoppable Debut


This past week, American Deathcore band Suicide Silence’s highly anticipated album, You Can’t Stop Me, hit digital retailers worldwide. Here in the Retail Marketing department, we have been working hard on preparing digital music stores for the arrival of this record, heralding updates of its pre-release campaign to all of our accounts. iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Beats Music were very receptive… Read more »