The Laugh Button Goes To The ECNY Awards

Each year for the past seven years, the ECNY Awards celebrate the best and most creative minds in the New York City comedy community. This year The Laugh Button attended the ceremony to applaud the recipients and watch them receive their laughing donkey statue. The Laugh Button teamed up with Lagunitas Brewery to help support the event, and provide the jam packed audience in 92Y Tribeca with great beer to ...
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Come Out To The MTV Garage In Austin

MTV is headed down to Austin and putting on the MTV Garage the day after the live performance of the MTVu Woodies. There will be live performances, free Texas BBQ, fried snickers, brownies, funnel cakes, booze and more. LIVE PERFORMANCES BY 12:30p Theophilus London 01:30p Foster the People 02:30p Tinie Tempah 03:30p Friendly Fires 04:30p Kids of 88 05:30p Matt & Kim PLUS there will be another stage with MTV Hype artists, Locksley, ...
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RSVP for the Exclusive Live Web Interview with Bestselling Author Jodi Picoult

Atria Books is hosting an exclusive live web chat with New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult on Monday, March 7th at 7pm EST. For those unfamiliar with Picoult's work, the Dallas Morning News says, “Ms. Picoult has carved her own niche with her novels — one part romance, one part courtroom thriller, two parts social commentary.” Her die hard fans will be especially ...
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Conflict of Interest Is Headed To Austin, March 15th RSVP Now!

After twelve years of successfully kicking off the CMJ Music & Film Marathon in NYC, CONFLICT OF INTEREST makes its premiere appearance during SXSW on Tuesday, March 15th. The event takes place at the PureVolume House* (504 Trinity St) from 7pm – 2am and features performances from The Sounds, Grouplove, The Lonely Forest, We Barbarians, Fierce Creatures, and a DJ set ...
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The Library to Perform at The Bowery Electric, March 7th

For those lucky enough to be in the New York metropolitan area, The Syndicate would like to invite you to a very special evening at The Bowery Electric with The Library, one of Brooklyn’s emerging pop bands. The Library is composed of former members of The Mayflies USA and The Comas, and will soon be releasing a new album, The King of Silverlake. The band will be getting ready to hit the road ...
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John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show Will Be Live At SXSW!

John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show will be live at SXSW! In celebration of the second season of his Comedy Central TV series, John Oliver (best known as a correspondent on The Daily Show) and friends will take the stage at Esther’s Follies on Monday March 14th during the week of the South by Southwest festival. Come see John Oliver, Kumail Nanjiani, Brendon Walsh,
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Attention College Radio: Fierce Creatures Photo Booth Contest!

Fierce Creatures are one of our favorite new bands, and a project that the Radio team has very much enjoyed working with you all on so far this year! They are a seven piece band from Fresno, California, and their brand new EP, I Mostri Feroci, has been completely self-released. It’s a unique work of cultivated art-pop that fluctuates from delicate anthems to soaring ballads. Composed of bells, keys, and gorgeous vocals-- ...
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Staff Picks – Our Favorite Records of 2010

It’s the time of year again when we rank our favorite records and then argue over who’s list is the most definitive. And now, we present the 2010 year-end lists from The Syndicate staff. Andrew Galvin (Coordinator, Grassroots Marketing) in no particular order Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Island/Def Jam) Chiddy Bang - The Preview (Capitol) Make Do and Mend - End Measured Mile (Paper and Plastick) Drake - Thank Me Later (Cash ...
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