Tag: the orchard
Sony Music revenues up as it reveals The Orchard buyout plan
Sony Music’s sales increased 13.1% year-on-year to $1.35bn in the final quarter of 2014, according to an SEC filing by parent company Sony Corp. Note, that was a 3% increase on a constant currency basis, with the depreciation...
March 18, 2015
Sandbox 122 – International Anthems: Marketing Across Different Continents
Lead: The US and the UK might be the twin centres of gravity for the international music business, but what works there in marketing terms doesn’t necessarily translate elsewhere. With that in mind, we speak to marketers...
December 3, 2014
Garth Brooks’ Ghost Tunes launches fully
The new Garth Brooks album came out this week, along with his inventive $29.99 ‘all my back catalogue’ bundle, which was announced a few weeks ago. But Billboard has some good detail on the new service – Ghost Tunes...
November 13, 2014
BalconyTV bags a TV slot on London Live cable network
Online video network BalconyTV has grown steadily since its launch in 2006 filming bands playing on, yes, a balcony in Dublin.
May 16, 2014
The Orchard gets on BalconyTV
There is clearly something in the investment water this week – Beats buying Topspin, Spotify buying The Echo Nest and now The Orchard has acquired Dublin
March 7, 2014
Facebook, The Orchard and Musicmetric talk big music data (#midem)
Data. Data data data. And some more data. The music industry is flooded with data: sales, streams, views, Likes, tweets, shares, pins... But how to make sense of all this data to make a difference to the careers (not to mention...
February 3, 2014
YouTube gets a new global music partnerships boss
Just in time for the launch of its long-awaited music subscription service, YouTube has a new director of global music partnerships.
January 2, 2014
Live from Music 4.5: Nielsen, UMG, She Makes War and more (#m4pt5)
Today's Music 4.5 conference in London is subtitled 'The Rise of Video', with a focus on how YouTube, Vevo and other platforms are driving music videos in 2013, rather than traditional TV. The first session included a...
November 26, 2013
Scott Cohen talks YouTubers: ‘We’re in a world of micro-content’ (#m4pt5)
You've surely heard of One Direction, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus. But how about Jenna Marbles, Tiffany Alvord and Dave Days? The Orchard's founder Scott Cohen challenged the Music 4.5 conference audience and found that...
November 26, 2013
Now The Orchard is a YouTube MCN too
When we first started writing about YouTube multi-channel networks (MCNs) nearly two years ago, they had a specific meaning.
November 22, 2013
Future Music Forum 2013: Big music data, true fans and the ‘big f***ing pie’ of streaming revenues
The shadow of big data hung heavily over the fourth Future Music Forum in Barcelona last week, as speakers grappled with the question of what information really counts for the music industry, among millions of digital datapoints...
September 23, 2013