Posts Tagged: norway

Welcome, Sveinung!


Introducing, Sveinung Rindal, Norway Country Manager Since I first heard Michael Jackson’s Bad in 1987, I began to understand that music was a profession – and some years later, I realized I had a tiny little chance to be a part of the music business, at least the Norwegian music business. I had my first job in a… Read more »

Out Today by The Orchard: BTS, Holly Miranda & More


As the daylight hours dwindle, it has become a bit of a long-haul to the weekend. But Friday’s never seem like a workday when there are so many great new releases to get you moving and motivated. This week, K-pop dominates the globe, a dreamy songwriter sings from a new perspective and a Scandinavian group epitomizes black metal. If you haven’t… Read more »

The Orchard Acquires Phonofile & finetunes


The Orchard’s global family just got bigger adding leading independent distributors, Phonofile and finetunes. Both distributors will become wholly owned subsidiaries of The Orchard, giving The Orchard an expanded local presence in its European operations. All labels distributed by Phonofile AS of Norway and finetunes GmbH of Germany will gain access to The Orchard’s vast… Read more »

Netflix and HBO Duke It Out for Scandinavia


Continuing their world conquest for domination of screens everywhere, Netflix recently announced expansion into 4 Nordic countries: Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. Not to be outdone, HBO, a unit of Time Warner Inc, said the following day that they too will be launching a video distribution venture — alongside Parsifal International — dubbed HBO Nordic. Nordic consumers already have access… Read more »