Lonesome River Band Releases "Heyday" Music Video

Lonesome River Band has released a music video for "Heyday," the title track from their latest album, after a premiere by Bluegrass Today. “Heyday,” the band's current radio single, is a wistful reminiscence cast in the voice of a small…

Jeremy Garrett releases "I Am the River Wild" Music Video

Earlier this year, Jeremy Garrett (from the GRAMMY-winning Infamous Stringdusters) returned to the bluegrass roots that first brought him accolades and critical attention when he released his third album for Organic Records, River Wild. Alongside…
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Young Artist Meets Hero, Receives Endorsement at 2022 Stellar Awards

The 37th Annual Stellar Awards wrapped up this past weekend in Atlanta, and with it came the announcement of some big winners across the landscape of gospel music. Pastor Mike Jr. won 2022 Artist of the Year. "Jireh" feat. Chandler Moore &…
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Newselph Remix Blooms, Featured on Earmilk

Brand Nubian's Sadat X and L.A. emcee Jurny Big appear on this Illect Recordings remake of the Sebastian Hochstein's track,"Flowers," all anchored by Illect's own and premiere Canadian producer Newselph. Released Friday, June 24, 2022, the EP…

Spotify, TIDAL & Pandora Recap Big New Release Week

As we're getting ever-closer to the midpoint of 2022, that means summer is quickly approaching. Among some of the strongest summer memories year in and year out are, of course, the music! Making for a memorable early summer release week,…
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Top 5 DSPs of 2021, Syntax Highlights Growth at Amazon, YouTube

If you're tuned in to your favorite artist's social media feed, it's likely that you'll mostly see mentions of Spotify and Apple. While Spotify and Apple are always extremely valued partners of ours, In 2021 we saw significant growth from…

Best of 2021 | Top 10 Christian / Gospel Albums

In our final Top 10, best-of list for 2021, we're highlighting the ten best Christian / Gospel albums of the year. As with our previously published Top 10 Singles list, the genres range from Southern Gospel to Hip Hop and everything in between. Determined…
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Best of 2021 | Top 10 Country / Americana Singles

As we continue to highlight our 2021 catalogue's brightest moments, our next list profiles the Top 10 Country / Americana singles released in the last year. Including bluegrass, folk, gospel-grass, acoustic, Americana, and more, these songs…
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Best of 2021 | Top 10 Hip Hop / Rap Albums

In our first Top 10 list of 2021, we shared our ten best hip hop / rap singles of the year. In this list, we announce our best performing albums in the same genre. For this list, an album is considered any release not officially listed as a…
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Best of 2021 | Top 10 Christian / Gospel Singles

For our third "Best-of" list for 2021, we're highlighting the Top 10 Christian / Gospel Singles. This list has it all: CCM, worship, country, gospel, hip hop, and Latin! In fact, two of the songs, "Bom Tempo (Good Time)" by Adriel Cruz &…
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Best of 2021 | Top 10 Country / Americana Albums

For our second best-of 2021 list (did you miss the first list?), we're highlighting our Top 10 Country / Americana Albums. For this, and our other upcoming Albums lists (Hip hop/Rap, Christian/Gospel coming soon!), any container set that wasn't…
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Best of 2021 | Top 10 Hip Hop / Rap Singles

We've come to the end of another streaming year, and for 2021 we look forward to resuming a year's-end tradition here at Syntax Creative that we haven't highlighted since our move to Tennessee: Top 10 lists! As the year winds down, we'll…