Posts Tagged: uk

Welcome, Jasmine!


Introducing, Jasmine Bodkin, Integrations Manager Prior to arriving here at The Orchard, I spent the last 16 years working at Sony Music UK. I have worked on amazing campaigns in various capacities from Promotions to Marketing, eventually heading the Label Co-ordination department (including Release Planning), across all Sony UK Labels.

Welcome, William H.!


Introducing, William Harris, Label Manager, UK A bit of background – my career in music started some time in the previous millennium at Our Price (ask your parents). LPs and cassettes were the dominant album formats and people were worried that home taping was killing music. After various stints in other music retailers including MVC and Alto,… 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 »

Meet Juliette Ashby: When Hard Work, Talent and Dreams Come Together


Every time I have the chance to speak with British singer-songwriter, Juliette Ashby, or see her perform, what strikes me most are the positive vibes she radiates. Those vibes can be clearly perceived in her music, even in her most melancholic songs, where listeners are suddenly plunged into a world where they feel like every single word… Read more »

Welcome, Mercedes!


Introducing Mercedes Brown, Client Relations Coordinator, UK Prior to joining the lovely team at The Orchard, I worked as a Marketing Assistant in the Priorities department at Universal Music Group International — despite primarily dealing with catalog I got to work some frontline releases too. Whilst I was there, I was lucky enough to work… Read more »