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As is our specific m.o., Cherrytree Records has been pushing musical boundaries with releases across all Pop Alternative musical genres since its inception in 2005. For example, one of the musical genres in which we've been very…Continue
Added by Martin on December 25, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments
June was an action-packed month here at Cherrytree. Although Cherrytree Records and Cherrytree Radio are based in Santa Monica, California, our artists and staff travel around the world every month to bring you the best in Pop Alternative music. In compiling this month's edition of "Martin's Photo Blog," I realized that my trusty camera and I had racked up a lot of…Continue
(Above) Ivy Levan bringing her "swamp-pop" to Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach, CA. Ivy's debut E.P., "Introducing The Dame," will come out on Cherrytree Records on June 4th followed by a US tour opening for Fitz and the Tantrums. See the tour dates …Continue
Those of you reading this that are Rec'ers (registered members of the www.CherrytreeRecords.com community) already know that the Cherrytree Chat is a great place to hang out with Cherrytree artists, staff and fellow Rec'ers. It's also a great place to visit while listening to CherrytreeRadio.com since you can chat to the artist or staff member actually DJ'ing as well as fellow listeners. For those new to CherrytreeRecords.com and the Cherrytree…Continue
LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" has been certified DIAMOND with over 801,000 digital singles sold in Canada. The song becomes the first ever digital single to go DIAMOND in Canada. Cherrytree Records congratulates Redfoo & Sky Blu as well as will i am. We also wish to thank all of our Canadian Rec'ers and the amazing teams at Universal Music Canada and Interscope International.…Continue
Added by Martin on May 2, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Sure you've seen a map of the United Kingdom before. But have you ever seen one with all of the Sainburys now carrying delicious Cherrytree Cola? No, you haven't. Unless, of course, you're Dean, our Webmaster, who created said map (nice work, Dean). Anyway, that's right, Sainsburys has joined the list of fine retail establishments in the UK now stocking Cherrytree Cola. Check out Dean's nifty map and Drink the Music (TM) right …Continue
Added by Martin on May 2, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
It's time for my April Photo Blog. Let's get right to it. It was an action-filled month full of musical surprises, compelling shows and unexpected collaborations that started in New York City and continued at the Coachella music festival and beyond:Continue
When I first moved to Michigan as a kid, my folks would take my sister and me to a place called Miller's Ice Cream in Okemos. Thanks to a schoolmate and son of my dad's work colleague who'd always order the same, I learned to ask for a ginger ale float. It was always delicious.
But, I couldn't…Continue
The Cherrytree Radio show on SiriusXM 108 OutQ
Playlist Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
Hosts: Martin & Tony of Cherrytree Records
Transmitted from Los Angeles,…Continue
Added by Martin on March 3, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
I posted my last photo blog on Dec. 27th, 2012. Since then, we've kicked 2013 into gear with some exciting activities. Colette Carr shot her video for "Why Are You Leaving?" from Skitszo Part 2 featuring Kev Nish of Far East Movement in downtown Los Angeles. The video is a powerful companion to the emotional…Continue
Best of Martin's Photo Blog 2012
As the artists on Cherrytree will tell you, I'm seldom without my trusty camera. I took a lot of photos this year and it was hard picking "the best," but below is my attempt. Captions are under each photo. For the first time, I'm also going to put together an audio companion to "The Best of Martin's Photo Blog 2012" so listen for it on Dec 31st 2012 and Jan 1st 2013 on…Continue
I just got back from Tokyo where I went to meet up with Redfoo & The Party Rock Crew who'd received an invitation to perform on one of Japan's biggest television programs: Music Station.
I arrived on Thursday (Japan time), dropped my things off quickly at the hotel and…Continue
About 10 years ago, I invited my close friend Ramiro Belgardt to play his cello on a song I'd arranged and produced with another great friend Robert Orton. Ramiro and I grew up together in East Lansing, Michigan where he used to come over to my house to rehearse in a string quartet with my sister.
Colette Carr will make a special announcement regarding her new album Skitszo on The Morning Orchard this morning. cCarr's message will air exclusively on www.CherrytreeRadio.com at 9am Pacific / 12pm Eastern. Don't miss…Continue
Added by Martin on September 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
I felt the urge to highlight a few photos that I've been fortunate enough to snap of some incredibly talented people doing their thing in different places around the world. Prepare yourselves for the first installment of "Best of Martin's Photo Blog" (below).
As all Rec'ers know, The Morning Orchard is the only live radio morning show transmitted from the offices of a record label. And that label is Cherrytree Records. Every Friday (er, most Fridays), the Cherrytree staff - Andrea, Tony,…Continue
On Friday, Aug. 3rd, Lollapalooza kicked off in Chicago's Grant Park. Cherrytree recording artists Michael Kiwanuka and Nero both performed excellent sets and I was lucky enough to be there to witness the wonderful, warm receptions from the happy festival audience. Here are some snaps from the day.Continue