IG, You G, We All G on IGTV!

With the introduction of IGTV, now is the time to be a first mover and make a splash! Before taking the plunge, let’s talk about what we know, and what we’re already seeing on IGTV.

IGTV is the newest addition to the Instagram brand, bringing long-form video content to the platform, with the option to upload videos up to an hour long. What sets IGTV apart from other video platforms is that the content is focused around vertical video.


Out Today by The Orchard: Protoje, Let’s Eat Grandma & More

Hello music maniacs, fanatics and lovers. Fourth of July is around the corner! So whether you are preparing to fire up the grill, dive into some fresh watermelon or sit back and watch the fireworks, we hope these tunes will add to your summer playlist. First we have reggae superstar Protoje delivering an album that merges modern and classic sounds. Next, experimental pop duo Let’s Eat Grandma releases their sophomore album that’s on another level. Last (but certainly not least) Brooklyn-based group Red Baraat makes yet another heart-pounding and infectious collection of Punjabi folk music. Get into the dancing mood with these major releases, all out today!


Welcome To YouTube Music!

As Daily Rind readers, you probably already know that YouTube is one of the primary pillars of today’s music industry. In recent years, YouTube has become even more of a global hub for music and it’s easy to see why: you can quickly hop between official releases, fan uploads, reaction videos, choreography videos, and much more, all on one platform. With the new and improved YouTube Music app, the video giant aims to bring its sheer versatility into harmony with the ease of access of on-demand streaming, ensuring that users can watch and listen to all their favorite videos, albums, and EPs in one place.

The Orchard Family Takes Home Five Libera Awards

After another exciting installment of A2IM’s Indie Week, The Orchard ended on a high note as label partners took five wins at the 2018 Libera Awards. In addition, wonderful performances by Aimee Mann, Raul Midon as well as tributes to Miss Sharon Jones and “The Screaming Eagle Of Soul” Charles Bradley made the 2018 Liberas a magical night. Let’s take a look at a few artists and labels that took home gold.

The Orchard is honored to have worked alongside three winners in this year’s genre-specific album categories. First off, after taking the stage during her exceptional performance, Aimee Mann earned the trophy for Best American Roots & Folk Album for masterful LP Mental Illness. Jason Isbell won the gold in the Best Country/American Album category for The Nashville Sound, an album that also garnered two Grammy Awards earlier this year. Finally, the ever-shining Sharon Jones and her backing band The Dap Kings won the Best R&B Album for the outstanding Soul Of A Woman. The Dap Kings also joined Saundra Williams on stage during a beautiful tribute to Sharon. (more…)

Out Today by The Orchard: IAMDDB, Priscilla Renea & More

Howdy music fans! We have a flood of new music for you on this fine Friday. Today’s releases bring you some girl power as all three records come from three strong, fierce women. First, fall in love with IAMDDB and her latest release. Next, find yourself in Priscilla Renea‘s roots-inspired soul-pop album. Then Lera Lynn returns with a new release that speaks on the power of collaboration. Check out this collection of the freshest albums, all Out Today! (more…)