Out Today by The Orchard: The Fratellis, Rivers of Nihil & More

While the industry gathers from near and far in Austin, Texas for SXSW, we use this time to realize how many great bands and new tunes are constantly being released and discovered. From great big acts to the garage band next door, you never know what you might find. This week we’ve got a wide range of rockers that capture the many ways you can use vocals and instruments to evoke entirely different experience. From funky pop brit-rock, to face-melting metal, experience new music, all Out Today.


Catalog Time Capsule: “The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators” (1966)

13th floorWelcome to Throwback Thursdays, a monthly spotlight on a gem from The Orchard catalog that was released a long, long time ago.

Album: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators
Artist: The 13th Floor Elevators
Released: 1966
Genre: Rock


Welcome, Julia G.!

julia grinbergIntroducing, Julia Grinberg, Client Management Coordinator, Film

My name is Julia Grinberg, and although I’m brand new to the company, I am a longtime fan of the films The Orchard has distributed and am thrilled to join the Client Management team as a Coordinator.


Learn More About Your Viewers’ Consumption Habits

As years go by and technologies evolve, one thing has remained the same – our desire to consume digital entertainment.

YouTube now serves about 1 billion hours of fresh content per day, which positions it as the leading platform for video, with Facebook coming in second at 100 million hours.


5 Tips to Help You Get Radio Airplay

As one of our long-time partners, iPluggers provides a reliable and cost-effective platform for worldwide digital radio promotion. We asked Founder and A&R Head, Marvin Kuijs, for some tips for our budding artists seeking airplay. Check out his advice below!

To secure airplay as an independent artist is one of the biggest challenges there is in the music industry. As A&R at iPluggers, I deal with new releases submitted by indie artists for plugging on a dally basis. Since we have a strict A&R policy (we refuse about 60% of all releases submitted for airplay), we at iPluggers would love to give you some advice on how to better prepare your release for radio.