In case you missed it, team members can now be added to Spotify for Artists accounts! This means labels and distributors can finally have access to Spotify for Artists and all of the great analytics available through the platform. In order for a label, distributor or anyone outside of a manager/artist role to gain access, an approved existing account holder must grant permission and send an invite via artists.spotify.com. See below for a step-by-step tutorial on how an account holder can add and invite team members.
The AIM Awards took place Tuesday, September 5th at The Brewery in Clerkenwell. The Orchard’s brilliant labels and artist pulled in some of the most notable achievements of the evening including Independent Video of The Year, Outstanding Contribution To Music and the Innovator Award.
A number of our UK team attended the event to celebrate the independent community. Chris Manning and Jarvis Cocker even took the stage as presenters of the Pioneer Award.
Introducing Ken Seki, Director of Japan
Hi everyone, greetings from Japan! I`m really excited to have taken on this role at The Orchard and look forward to working with you all to expand the business in Japan.
For some background, I’ve been involved with the music and entertainment business here in Japan in one capacity or another from licensing, publishing and management for the last 25 years. I originally started in artist management at a company called YUI Music Factory as an artist manager and then to label For Life Records (Ryuichi Sakamoto, Towa Tei) as International Manager and then to MTV. (more…)
The Orchard is making headlines today after acquiring worldwide rights to Louis C.K.‘s film, I Love You, Daddy. The TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) purchase is one of the festivals largest deals this year.
The bold and intriguing film includes a wildly packed cast starring Chloe Grace Moretz and John Malkovich as well as Charlie Day, Edie Falco, Pamela Adlon, Ebonee Noel Rose Byrne and Helen Hunt.
Country music’s biggest night, The 51st Annual CMA Awards, is scheduled to take place November 8th at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host a night celebrating country music’s classic artists and promising newcomers, including a number of The Orchard’s talented labels and artists. Our favorite country legend, young powerhouse and prominent duo are up for some of the biggest honors in country music.
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit have earned the nomination for Album of The Year for their recent Thirty Tigers release The Nashville Sound. Produced by Dave Cobb, the release provides the perfect combination of folk, country and rock to capture the sounds of the southern Music City. Arranged in RCA Studio A, the album marks Isbell’s sixth studio album but his first as a father. Check out the live performance of “Hope The High Road” below. (more…)