Posts Tagged: royalties

Don’t Get It Twisted: Musical Composition vs Sound Recording


We’ve said it before, Performance Rights is one of the most consistently growing fields of revenue in the global music industry. According to the IFPI Global Music Report, in 2017, revenue from public performance generated 2.4 billion, accounting for 14% of the recording industry’s global revenue – up 7% from 2015. Despite the importance (and reliability)… Read more »

Welcome, Kathleen!


Introducing Kathleen Bootsri, Manager, Royalties Analysis I’m born and bred in Woodside, Queens; a rare breed of the Native New Yorker. Unfortunately and unexpectedly, I do not play any musical instruments or have any musical talent (just the occasional two-step and salsa moves when my partner knows what they’re doing). However, I enjoy various music ranging from Indie Pop… Read more »

Mo Data, Mo Problems (but Mo Performance Royalties)


ISRC, UPC, Song Title, Version, Artist, Composer, Release Name, Duration, Label, Imprint. These are just a few of the pieces of data that identify your songs. How about Country of Recording? Nationality of First Producer? Gender of drummer’s first born?!! Ok, I made that one up… but it probably couldn’t hurt to include it. In… Read more »

The Orchard Takes On Recorded Music Royalty Processing


Our policy at The Orchard has always been to provide our clients with best-in-breed service and opportunities to facilitate their business. What started off as a one-stop-shop for worldwide digital distribution has grown into physical distribution, performance rights services, sync licensing, audio fingerprinting and claiming, premium video services, compilations, marketing, and now, we add recorded music royalty… Read more »

Welcome, Megan!


Introducing Megan Broat, Royalty Processing Assistant I come to The Orchard having worked for three other indie distributors. Over 13 years, I have put thousands of music and video labels along with the top DSPs under my belt. More recently, I managed content operations for two startup platforms, one in VOD and the other in… Read more »