A Music Unites Music-Versity Powered by The Orchard

Earlier this month, Music Unites, an organization dedicated to empowering youth through music education, workshops, and special programming primarily in New York and Los Angeles, brought their Makers Academy Beat-Making Club to The Orchard. A group of 15 h...

Americana Honors & Awards Announce 2019 Nominees

The mission of the Americana Music Association is to advocate for “the authentic voice of American Roots Music around the world.” Their main event, the Americana Honors & Awards show, will take place on September 11, 2019, at the renowned Ryman Auditor...

But It Wasn’t a Match: Content Ineligible for Content ID

Content ID is one of our most discussed subjects on The Daily Rind, and for good reason. If you’re not already familiar with it, Content ID is YouTube’s back-end scanning technology that ensures your music videos and audio tracks are making proper matches...

Who’s Your Biggest Fan? Quiz Your Instagram Followers To Find Out

Pop quiz: How do you use the new Quiz feature on Instagram Stories? Lucky for you we're providing the answers this round, so let’s dive in! (more…)

Every Day is Earth Day with Ziggy Alberts

While Earth Day is recognized on April 22, here at The Orchard we know it should be instilled every day -- after all, how can we keep sharing music if we can’t protect our planet? In between shows on the road, singer-songwriter and environmentalist Ziggy A...

Vitamin OAC: Tips and Best Practices for Optimizing Your Official Artist Channel

Since YouTube introduced its Official Artist Channel (OAC) program, several of the traditional ways in which music was distributed and consumed on the platform have changed. With the primary sources for music content (owned & operated artist channels, ...