As September comes to a close, this weekend lends itself to pumpkins galore and skeleton styled everything for the next month. But before you get trapped in your favorite horror movies on constant rotation, let’s take a dive into some new sounds. Get lost in a constant head banging experience, fall numb to a sultry R&B sound and ease… Read more »
Congrats to our 2016 Grammy Award Winners!
Earlier this week, music-lovers gathered around their televisions (or if you don’t have a TV like me, you might have been constantly updating Twitter) to watch the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. There was no shortage of big performances for Music’s Biggest Night — it was a huge night for hip-hop with Kendrick Lamar’s show-stopping medley, and… Read more »
The Orchard Chart Toppers: September 2015
September was a very special month for us at The Orchard: among our top charting artists, the legendary SLAYER hit #4 on the Billboard Top 200, as well as #2 best selling album in the world. In addition, the lovely Cecile McLorin Salvant‘s sophomore Jazz album, For One To Love, made it to the top 3 Heatseekers… Read more »
Freeloader Friday: Blank Realm, Perez Patitucci Blade & More
Happy Friday, Freeloaders! My name is Adam DeAscentis and it looks like I’ll be taking over the weekly responsibility of delivering the latest and greatest from The Orchard. We’ve got a lot of listening to do this week so let’s get to it! Blank Realm’s latest album, Illegals in Heaven, has been streaming on Stereogum… Read more »
What’s Not To Love with Cécile McLorin Salvant?
Modern Jazz speaks many languages, but at age 25, nobody is more fluent that Cécile McLorin Salvant. With a show-stopping, Grammy-nominated debut record under her belt and a sophomore release on the horizon, it seems the sky is the limit for this classy, acclaimed virtuoso. Salvant was swept from the warm stage lights of small Jazz… Read more »