Hudson Entertainment and Syntax Distribution Announce Deal

October 29, 2007

Continuing its practice of bringing all genres of popular music to the mobile market, Hudson Entertainment announced today a deal with Syntax Distribution to distribute ringtones, ringbacks, full-length tracks and videos from the label’s hottest contemporary Rock, Christian, Gospel and Hip Hop artists. The products will be available for mobile phones later this year.

“Our partnership with Syntax is an important step in reaching our goal of offering the largest and most varied catalog of mobile music available today,” said John Greiner, President and CEO of Hudson Entertainment.

“Syntax has a strong catalog of top Rock and Christian Hip Hop music—a market that has not been catered to by other mobile music providers.”

Some of the great artists included in this deal between Syntax and Hudson include P.O.D. , Juanita Bynum, Phil Keaggy, LA Symphony, Guardian, Tammy Trent, Kevin Max (of DC Talk), Tourniquet, Micah Stampley, Resurrection Band, Michael Sweet (of Stryper), Joanne Cash  (Johnny Cash’s Sister) , Randy Stonehill, Dino, Bloodgood, Jerusalem, Glenn Kaiser, Angie Winans, Clay Crosse, Mr. Del  (formerly of Three 6 Mafia), Corey Red & Presice Soul  P.

An independent record label with a highly successful artist catalog, Syntax Distribution offers a variety of genres including Christian Rock, Gospel, and Hip Hop. Some of the labels top artists include Def Shepard, MaxOne, RedCloud, Sackcloth Fashion, Sam Hart, Shane Newville, Kaboose, DJ Wise, DJ Promote, Tommy Percival and many more.  Syntax Distribution’s artists and music have been featured in many top Hollywood movies and TV shows since the company began in 1997.

The announcement of this latest partnership continues the long line of recent key mobile music deals for Hudson, the North American publishing arm of Hudson Soft. The company recently struck similar deals with Death Row Records, Good Hands Records, Gangsta Advisory Recordingz, TVT Records and more. In addition, Hudson has an exclusive partnership with The Source, delivering an incredibly impressive and diverse mix of music and mobile content to consumers.

Hudson Entertainment is the North American publishing arm of Hudson Soft, an international provider of games and entertainment content founded in 1973. Hudson introduced best-selling classic videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk, and Super Adventure Island. Hudson Entertainment focuses on three key businesses: Console Games, Mobile Games, and Music. Since 2000, Hudson’s mobile division has been a leading supplier of games and personalized content. Through their partnership with The Source, Hudson is a leading provider of hip-hop ring tones and mobile content.