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Glassnote allies with The Orchard on distribution

By | Published on Wednesday 22 June 2022

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Glassnote Records has entered into one of those global distribution deals that everyone loves so much with Sony Music’s The Orchard, giving the indie label – says the official announcement – access to “a worldwide network of services and capabilities”.

In a way it’s both a shift within and a return to the Sony Music empire. Glassnote most recently worked with AWAL on its distribution, which was still a Kobalt company when that partnership began, but is now a Sony subsidiary of course. The indie also previously worked with RED, Sony’s old distribution division that eventually got merged into The Orchard. Between working with RED and AWAL, there was a Universal alliance.

“The Glassnote Records team has built a home for artists that supports and cultivates creativity”, says Orchard boss Brad Navin, confirming the new deal. “As a strategic partner, The Orchard will continue to empower and reinforce their creative vision, and help all artists under the partnership expand their reach in international markets”.

And Glassnote founder Daniel Glass adds: “The Glassnote team is THRILLED to be working with The Orchard. The global reach and expertise of their team in both digital and traditional distribution will be an asset to our talented roster and the slate of incredible releases we have coming”.