Twelve Foot Ninja wins Golden Gods Award

Twelve Foot Ninja has received the Best New Talent award at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards, America’s only hard rock and heavy metal awards show. With the winners determined by the fans, the Australian group beat out fellow nominees Deafheaven, Scar The Martyr, ††† (Crosses), Heaven’s Basement and Issues for the award. The Syndicate’s publicity and metal radio teams have been working together to spread the word about Twelve ...
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The Syndicate Well-Represented on the 2013 Year-End CMJ Charts

CMJ's year-end charts are published! Seeing all of the artists we've promoted on them is not only humbling, but also shows what an incredible year it was in college radio. We could not be more proud of everyone we have worked with and their success, and we cannot wait to bring more quality music to the 2014 charts! Our full rundown of highlights at college, metal and everything ...
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The Syndicate Welcomes Jerry Rubino To The Alternative Radio Promotion Team

The Syndicate is proud to announce the addition of industry veteran Jerry Rubino to our commercial alternative department, joining decorated promoter Rob Wilcox. Rubino boasts over 30 years of credits in the music industry, including a long-standing history of radio promotion for such companies as Rough Trade, Chrysalis, Bar/None Records and Radioactive. On the broadcast side of things, Rubino served as producer/programmer for specialty programs at New York’s WHTZ (Z-100) and WLIR. ...
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Princeton Review Announces 2014’s Most Popular College Radio Stations

Each year, the Princeton Review releases a college guide for soon-to-be students and prospective parents. Among the lists of  which schools offer "Great Financial Aid," "Most Accessible Professors,"  "Party Schools," and  "Happiest Students," is the accolade of "Most Popular College Radio Station." When the 2014 edition was announced yesterday, we were presented with 20 stations who are making a splash and are positively influencing their campuses and beyond. We love that college radio is ...
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SYN 15 Flashback Friday Guest Post: Metal Radio Alumnus Ben “The DLH” Markese (2000 – 2003)

When I visited The Syndicate office last week, it literally marked the 10th anniversary of my departure from the mighty metal department, where I spent my time between 2000 and 2003. The Syndicate is a magical place where people like me can visit while the smell of 7 Star Pizza permeates the room, and little kids show up with popsicles for everyone like magical she-fairies. The phones were alive and the tick ...
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Good Luck to Our VMA Nominees!

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will air live from the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, August 25. MTV announced the nominees for each award this week through Instagram video and Vine. We are happy to say we have worked with the following nominees and wish them all the best of luck in August: Zedd ft. Foxes - "Clarity" (Artists to Watch) The Weeknd - "Wicked Games" (Artists to Watch) (Best Visual ...
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We Butter The Bread With Butter Announces First Ever North American Tour

The Syndicate has been working with Germany’s We Butter The Bread With Butter in support of its new album Goldkinder, to be released in the U.S. on August 13. Despite having a sizable U.S. fanbase from previous releases (even cracking the iTunes Top 50 with 2010's Der Tag an dem die Welt unterging), the group has yet to step foot in the States. That all changes in September, though, as We ...
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Bob Saget Thanks The Syndicate For Fluffing

YouTube Preview Image Bob Saget has issued a warm, heartfelt thank you to all of us here at The Syndicate for “fluffing” his new album, That’s What I’m Talkin' About. It is our job here to make sure all of our clients are satisfied with what we do for them and we take Saget’s video as a job well done! We appreciate you appreciating us, Bob. Thank you for continuing to make us laugh. That's What ...
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