Mindful Vinyl Connects Music To Mental Wellness


Since 2016 Mindful Vinyl has been spreading awareness around mental wellness working hard to remove the stigma and create understanding. Founded by The Orchard’s very own Michael Heyliger, the initiative connects these important conversations to music.  (more…)

Out Today by The Orchard: Silent Planet, David Archuleta & More!


Hello readers, music lovers, creators and friends, and welcome back to another week of new music Out Today from The Orchard. This week brings the lows, highs and everything in between with an emotional release from heavy metal group Silent Planet, holiday joy from David Archuleta and an album that’s got a lot of people talking from Spice. Read on for the scoop behind these new releases hitting the stores today.

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Amsterdam Dance Event Celebrates 23rd Anniversary


Every year The Orchard heads to the Netherlands for the annual Amsterdam Dance Event, which welcomes thousands of dance fans and industry professionals from all over the world. To get a sense of the size and scope of the week-long celebration of dance music, during its 23rd year, ADE brought in 400,000 visitors from more than 100 countries. Held on October 16 – October 21, there were 1,000 individual, official events across 200 locations, more than 2,500 artists performed, and 600 speakers shared insight through keynotes, panels, and workshops. Quite impressive if we do say so ourselves. (more…)

The Story on SoundCloud Instagram Stories


Have you heard the news? Get your head out of the clouds because SoundCloud has come to Instagram! New to Instagram Stories, you can now share what you’re listening to on SoundCloud.

When posting on Stories, the album artwork will become the background of your Story, and a SoundCloud branded sticker will be generated with the song info which you can place wherever you’d like. Instagram users can then click the linked track to listen on SoundCloud.

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Music In The Form Of Art Tracks


If you’ve listened to music on YouTube within the past several months you almost certainly have come across Art Tracks, which are recognizable by the album artwork and text displaying the artist, track title, and album title. As a content creator, you may be wondering where these videos come from and why they’re on your channel.

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