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We want to take a moment to thank you for your support as we reflect upon the past year. 2016 began with the announcement of a long overdue collaboration with our friends at Twilight Creations. Creating the Zombies!!! board game soundtrack was a lot of fun and gave us the opportunity to work in a modern day setting as we put our spin on the zombie apocalypse.

This year also found us going back to our roots when we re-issued one of our very first albums, Realm of Shadows. Gavin dug through his archives and found a previously unreleased song from the original recording sessions called Serenade that we were able to add to the reissue.

August brought the unveiling of the new mobile-friendly, version our website. Thanks to the efforts of Chris at Rogues Hollow Productions and our own Sarah Mann, the website included an updated Haunted Attraction Registry, photos section, and Shop, among other things. As is the case in many years, we were fortunate to see some of you in person at the conventions we attended throughout the year. In addition to the TransWorld Haunted Attractions Show in St. Louis, Monsterpalooza, Midwest Haunters, GenCon, DragonCon, Spiel, and Mask Fest, we had the chance to be guests at the first Rue Morgue Dark Carnival Expo, which was a lot of fun. A lot of our time in the closing months of the year has been spent finalizing our plans for 2017.

2017 will mark the 20th anniversary of our self-titled Midnight Syndicate debut. We’ll be taking this opportunity to look back over these past 20 years, share memories, images, previously unreleased music, and more so please stay tuned!

Again, thank you for your support and for being a part of this journey. We wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season and happy new year. See you in 2017!!

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Midnight Syndicate at TransWorlds Halloween & Attractions Show

An exciting Midnight Syndicate update for haunters! Ed and Gavin will be making a special appearance together at TransWorld's Halloween & Attractions Show. They will be hosting a haunt music panel with a Q&A, as well as a meet-and-greet signing (in costume! - a first) at the Midnight Syndicate booth (#1222) on the Saturday of the show.

Midnight Syndicate at TransWorld's Halloween & Attractions ShowMarch 25, 2017, 10:00amTransWorld's Halloween & Attractions ShowTwo Midnight Syndicate firsts at TransWorld's Halloween & Attractions Show this March! On Saturday, both Gavin and Ed will be hosting a free panel on 20 years of haunt music followed by an extremely rare, meet-and-greet signing at the Midnight Syndicate Booth (#1222) in their Midnight Syndicate Live! attire. SATURDAY ONLY. We've posted the full press release with the details below!

Midnight Syndicate hosts free, exclusive panel and meet-and-greet at the Halloween and Attractions Show in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

For the past twenty years, Midnight Syndicate have been an integral part of music in the haunted attraction industry. In celebration of that milestone, composers Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka will be hosting two exclusive and first-ever events at the TransWorld Halloween and Attractions Show in St. Louis.
On Saturday, March 25th at 10am, Edward and Gavin will be hosting a free panel entitled, Midnight Syndicate – Making Music for an Industry. Topics will include tips on effective use of music in haunts, the creative process, legal issues, and a look back at twenty years in the haunt industry. It will also include a Q&A moderated by Rich Hanf of the Fright Trail.

Beginning at noon on Saturday, Gavin and Ed will host a meet-and-greet at the Midnight Syndicate booth (#1222) in their Midnight Syndicate Live! concert attire. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the band, take photos, purchase merchandise, and have items autographed free of charge. This meet-and-greet will mark the first time the duo has held a signing together at a trade-show or convention in over ten years.
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