The Orchard, one of the largest independent distributors has signed a deal with the legendary SST Records to bring their catalog online to digital download services.

The label's catalog includes classic material from Descendents, Hüsker Dü, Black Flag, Minutemen, Dinosaur Jr., Soundgarden, fIREHOSE, All, Saccharine Trust and Bad Brains and tracks from 94 SST releases in total will appear on pioneering service eMusic for two weeks beginning today. On January 24th, the catalog will also begin to appear on other services including iTunes, Napster, MSN, MusicMatch, Real/Rhapsody, and Yahoo! as well as mobile phone services.