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The Orchard Flies High With Dangerbird Records in New Distribution Partnership

Jan 14, 2015

The Orchard to Distribute Dangerbird’s Indie Rock Catalog in the U.S. and Canada

New York, NY – January 14, 2015 – The Orchard, a pioneering independent music, film and video distribution company, announced today a new partnership with Indie Rock label Dangerbird Records. Founded in 2004, the label is home to artists like Silversun PickupsButch WalkerJesse HarrisUmeSea Wolf and more. Under this deal, The Orchard will distribute all digital and physical releases in U.S. and Canadian markets.

Dangerbird Records owner/founder Peter Walker says, “As Dangerbird enters our eleventh year, we’re excited to join forces with our new distribution partners at The Orchard. Their company is fueled by incredibly smart, innovative and creative people with a true passion for music and technology.”

As part of the deal, The Orchard will orchestrate all distribution and offer marketing and artist development services for Dangerbird’s upcoming releases in the U.S. and Canada, including Butch Walker’s Afraid of Ghosts (February 3) and Grammy Award-winner Jesse Harris’ No Wrong No Right (February 10). You can find these and other new releases on Dangerbird’s sampler, with exclusive tracks from A. Sinclair, T Hardy Morris, Minus the Bear and others, for a taste of what’s to come.

“Dangerbird’s got a killer combination of amazingly talented artists and a professional, experienced team who approach their business in a collaborative and forward-thinking way,” says The Orchard’s COO, Colleen Theis. “We’re thrilled to partner with them for the next phase in this exciting label’s history.”

In the 10 years since its founding, Dangerbird Records has released 84 albums to date. To celebrate its 11th Anniversary milestone, the label has created a retrospective playlist highlighting some of its artists, which can be streamed here.


Dangerbird was co-founded by Peter Walker in 2004 with the goal of nurturing and capturing the creative energy of the Silver Lake scene. In its first decade, Dangerbird was home to breakout Los Angeles bands like Fitz and the Tantrums and Silversun Pickups, while also releasing defining works from Royal Teeth, Sea Wolf, The One AM Radio, Minus the Bear, Darker My Love and many others.


The Orchard is a pioneering music, video and film distribution company and top-ranked Multi Channel Network operating in more than 25 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard amplifies reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world. The Orchard streamlines content owners’ business complexity with an intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support. Founded in 1997, The Orchard empowers businesses and creators in the entertainment industry. For further information, please visit