Welcome, Lorice!

Lorice WatsonIntroducing, Lorice Watson, Senior Implementation Specialist, Royalty Share

I grew up in San Diego and moved back a few years ago after spending 15 years (or so) in New York City. Most recently, I was a Project Manager/Implementation Specialist for a company that provides Omni-channel personalization for some of the top e-commerce websites and served as the Manager of Client Services for North America for a printing and packaging company.


The Orchard’s Best of SXSW 2018

What is SXSW missing? Absolutely nothing. Want to catch an exclusive screening, find the next big artists, learn about the next steps in technology or just bar hop with friends? Well, you can do all that and more.

The Orchard‘s attendees each had different goals and experiences this year. From participating in panels, hosting a party, catching up with old friends and jumping from show to show, we’d like to share highlights from our SXSW 2018 experience. A few of our attendees below share their favorite acts, events and more from their time in Austin. Travel with us back to the live music capital of the world.

Snapchat Tips, Tricks & Best Practices: 2018 Edition

Snapchat TipsA lot has changed for Snapchat in the last year. Certain user- and brand-friendly features have been added in order to remain competitive with its main rival, Instagram Stories.

Despite the changes in the social media landscape, Snapchat has retained its trademark feature: 24-hour limit on Stories.  Although the app’s growth as slowed down since we last shared our Snapchat tips and best practices, the past year has still seen the service gain 17 million daily users that upload 1 million snaps per day. It looks like the fun and friendly social media app is here to stay.


Out Today by The Orchard: The Fratellis, Rivers of Nihil & More

While the industry gathers from near and far in Austin, Texas for SXSW, we use this time to realize how many great bands and new tunes are constantly being released and discovered. From great big acts to the garage band next door, you never know what you might find. This week we’ve got a wide range of rockers that capture the many ways you can use vocals and instruments to evoke entirely different experience. From funky pop brit-rock, to face-melting metal, experience new music, all Out Today.


Catalog Time Capsule: “The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators” (1966)

13th floorWelcome to Throwback Thursdays, a monthly spotlight on a gem from The Orchard catalog that was released a long, long time ago.

Album: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators
Artist: The 13th Floor Elevators
Released: 1966
Genre: Rock