Posts Tagged: amazon

Alexa Spreads The Word With New Release Notifications


There’s no doubt, voice activated smart speakers have become a major influence within the music consumption ecosystem. According to a recent study by AudienceNet, these smart speakers are the driving force behind many listener habits including overall service adoption. A leader in the smart speaker scene, Amazon has recently launched a ‘New Release Notification’ feature for Echo devices in… Read more »

Summer Screen Time for Kids: Our Recommendations


There is a lot of debate about how much “screen time” is too much for kids. But, with a couple of months off from school, long family car trips, and an inevitable rainy day or two, chances are you’re going to be handing over your Instagram machine more often than you’d like. And that’s OK!… Read more »

Can’t Get Enough of Butch Walker


After welcoming Dangerbird Records to The Orchard family, I think we can speak for the whole team when we say we were very excited to work with the label’s extensive and acclaimed catalog, starting with the multi-talented Butch Walker. As soon as we heard Butch’s Afraid Of Ghosts was to be our first release with Dangerbird, we digital retail marketing… Read more »

Amazon Prime Music Kicks Off in the U.S.


It seems that everyone is getting into the streaming music market these days, including Amazon who launched Amazon Prime Music in the United States late last week. The new service is being bundled into the existing Amazon Prime subscription service rather than launched as a standalone product. That means that existing Amazon Prime customers paying $99 a… Read more »