Posts Tagged: music distribution

Spotify & Apple Name The Orchard As A Preferred Partner!


Apple Music and Spotify recently shared recommended partner lists to inform labels and artists of reputable distributors who deliver music to their platforms. The Orchard is very excited to share that we are the ONLY distributor to top both lists with Preferred Plus Partner status at Apple Music and Preferred Label Distributor at Spotify.

Three Music Licensing Trends You Need to Know


It is important to diversify in a music economy that is constantly changing, especially where licensing is concerned. While television and commercials are still great placements, it helpful to keep your eyes and ears open to finding the next best thing. Think of all the games, apps (not just music centered), experiences and even workouts that set the stage… Read more »

Welcome, Jake O.!


Introducing Jake O’Connor, Product Analyst, Digital & Physical Distribution Hey everyone, my name is Jake O’Connor, a newcomer to The Orchard as a Product Analyst on both the Digital and Physical Distribution teams. I am very happy to be here. I came to The Orchard after a series of sharp turns; first as a House Page and… Read more »

The Orchard & Red Essential Merge


The Orchard and Red Essential’s two UK organizations have merged to create the newly formed company called The Orchard. The new UK business will be lead by co-Managing Directors, Ian Dutt and Mike Chadwick. With decades of success serving independents, these companies provide a consolidate experience in music distribution fostering strong partnerships and an impressive catalogue… Read more »

Music Trends: From CD Era To Streaming Era


Once upon a time, in a world where streaming wasn’t yet created, the only way to measure the success of a song or an album was to measure the number of purchases. As with many data indicators, once the information is pulled and used, the data often loses meaning. If you think about the current streaming era, you’ll… Read more »