Fresh in theaters, The Dawn Wall follows Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson as they intrigued the world with their effort to climb a 3,000-foot rock face on the infamous El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Named after the way the morning sun first illuminates the giant granite wall, El Capitan has fascinated the climbing community for decades. The Dawn Wall, in particular, had been deemed impossible because of an incredibly smooth section that provides almost no holds for climbing.
Pandora and Snap recently announced an exciting new partnership—Pandora Premium listeners can start sharing their favorite songs, albums, stations and playlists via Snap. Any Snapchatter in the US who has a Pandora Premium account will have direct access to Pandora’s entire music library. If the Snapchatter who receives the music card doesn’t have a Pandora Premium account, no problem — They can access a session of free, unlimited and uninterrupted music after viewing an ad.
Whether you’re gearing up for a wild weekend of parties and shows or winding down for a few days of relaxation, we’ve got an album to mirror your plans. Turn it up with hip-hop legend Ghostface Killah, take action with angsty pop-rock group Estrons, or cozy up to an emotive acoustic anthology from City and Colour, out today.
Although summer has come to a close, the Orchard continues to bring the heat in Film with the important and impactful drama Kings directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven from our Film partner CG Cinema International S.A.R.L. Kings stars Academy Award winning actress Halle Berry in the role of Millie Dunbar who is a foster mother and Mr. Bond “007” actor Daniel Craig as Obie Hardison who is Millie’s peculiar neighbor. The story takes place in LA during the tumultuous period known as the Los Angeles Riots.
The African continent represents a massive potential market for music consumption in the streaming era. The sheer volume of smartphone users on the continent could equate to a great additional source of audio streams — outdoing some current usage figures worldwide. (more…)