Bonnaroo 2012: A Recap in Photos

Ahh, Bonnaroo. The music festival that's home to a history of stellar musicians and comedians,  the hot Tennessee sun, an overwhelming feeling of love and friendship -  and it all takes place on a giant farm. Our very own Claire, Graham, and Kaity took the Bonnaroo challenge and camped out last weekend while taking in amazing performances from acts such as The Temper Trap, Santigold, K. Flay, The Lonely Forest, Aziz Ansari, Childish ...
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NY Times Article Focuses on the Online Vitality of College Radio

YESTERDAY, TODAY Servers at Fordham's WFUV, right, store the music that once was spun on vinyl. The two corners of the station make for a fitting symbol of the changes in college radio. (Michael Appleton for The New York Times)

In a world where college radio is moving further from the traditional terrestrial format, it’s getting harder for stations to maintain a unique presence in ...
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Bands Thriving Through Radio Marketing in 2011

The Syndicate has been offering radio promotion services for over twelve years. We know that it still has a great effect on modern album marketing. To support this fact, we tapped the younger generation to discuss this topic. We asked two of our interns, Kristen and Mark, to pick five albums that they felt had a positive impact from radio promotion so far this year. Here are their picks: Kristen: Working as a ...
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The Return of Krazy Fest

The Syndicate is proud to be an official sponsor of Krazy Fest, happening May 20th through May 22nd at Expo 5 in Louisville, KY.  This year marks the return of the annual festival from a seven year hiatus, which between 1998 and 2003 saw the likes of Syndicate-promoted bands including Superchunk, Converge, The Get Up Kids, Andrew WK,
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Record Store Day: Not Just For Audiophiles

Record Store Day is almost upon us, the most wonderful time of year to embrace the rise of one of the most classic and collectable musical formats. This Saturday, April 16th, a number of bands will be releasing exclusive records with limited quantities available. Audiophiles and collectors everywhere are advised to brace themselves, but everyone has reason to participate. It' the only time you can get these releases from your ...
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40 Depressing Pictures Of Closed Record Stores

So Record Store Day is coming up this Saturday. For one day, music fans across the country will fan out to the existing record stores out there, pick up awesome vinyl and cool limited edition CDs, and remember for a day how awesome it is to be a collector. While this is great, that used to happen every Tuesday. I'm sure there are some people out there that still ...
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Best Brand Agency Executive Nomination

The Syndicate partner Jon Landman has been nominated for a 2011 NARIP Best in Biz award for Brand Agency Executive! His most recent brand experiences include creating, planning and managing branding strategies for Taco Bell and other brands, which have reaped great results in the past year. It's an extremely nice nod from our clients, peers and we're all very proud of Jon here at The ...
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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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