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Christmas: A Ghostly Gathering Press Release

Top-selling Halloween composers Midnight Syndicate take on Yuletide classics with the release of their Christmas: A Ghostly Gathering album
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Sept. 10, 2015) – For over 18 years, the music of gothic instrumental composers Midnight Syndicate has been used to set the atmosphere in haunted attractions, amusement parks, stores, and homes worldwide during the Halloween season. Now, with Christmas: A Ghostly Gathering, listeners will find out what happens when Midnight Syndicate takes them on a Yuletide-inspired musical journey. The CD version of the album was released today, with the digital version becoming available on Thursday, October 1st.

The new album features the band’s unique twist on classic holiday carols blended with new and original material. “Our goal was to treat each song in a way that would merge familiarity with originality,” said Gavin Goszka. “There are definitely recognizable elements, but plenty of additional original material as well. It also incorporates the widest instrument palette we’ve used to date and represents what we consider to be the most varied collection of songs we’ve ever released. There are serenely beautiful moments here alongside more intense, darker tracks, and the end result is a thoroughly compelling and involving listening experience.” “With so many Christmas-themed albums out there, we wanted to make this collection uniquely our own,” added Edward Douglas. “I think we were able to do that.”

Official Midnight Syndicate website: www.MidnightSyndicate.com


Midnight Syndicate
Midnight Syndicate is Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka. As one of the top-selling Halloween music groups of all-time, Midnight Syndicate has amassed a worldwide following over their eighteen year career. A staple of the haunted attraction, amusement park, Halloween retail, gothic music, and role-playing game industries, their catalog includes fifteen studio albums and three movie scores. Described as “soundtracks to imaginary films,” Midnight Syndicate’s albums blend orchestral instrumental music with sound effects designed to set an atmosphere while transporting listeners to worlds of their own creation.

(MEDIA ONLY: CD images and band photos can be downloaded here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8sm4vqzo8buk7pi/AACvj0a_yq34Kqr7fSEIyNksa?dl=0)

Edward Douglas
Linfaldia Records (BMI) a division of Entity Productions, Inc.
Email: info@midnightsyndicate.com; Twitter: midsyndicate

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The Halloween season is upon us! This amazing image from England's Wilfred Jenkins (1857-1936) feels appropriate. Enjoy some our moodiest Halloween atmosphere on this Spotify playlist spoti.fi/3UZ5lZl , or this YouTube playlist bit.ly/3SEIOif - For all your seasonal listening needs, visit - linktr.ee/MidnightSyndicate #spookymusic #halloweenmusic ... See MoreSee Less

The Halloween season is upon us! This amazing image from Englands Wilfred Jenkins (1857-1936) feels appropriate. Enjoy some our moodiest Halloween atmosphere on this Spotify playlist https://spoti.fi/3UZ5lZl , or this YouTube playlist https://bit.ly/3SEIOif - For all your seasonal listening needs, visit - https://linktr.ee/MidnightSyndicate #spookymusic #halloweenmusic

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Great painting ---- wish some of the images you have posted recently would be on puzzles ----working on my Halloween related 1000 piece puzzles now -- others here in the senior residence only do 300 piece so they like my slightly warped choices. Just got my cds from cedar point shop. so far really like.

The Halloween season started on August 30th. On that day, I put all this out and played your "Monsters of Legends" album. The first song "Return to Arcacia" perfectly starts the season.

I love the Dark Gothic Vibe to this picture, great choice guys.

I love Spotify!! I do the premium so I don't get commercials and I can download for playing offline!! Love your music!!

This is so cool. It's like a dark Thomas Kinkade.

"Grand waltz" gets played daily 😁 such an amazing piece.

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For over two decades, composers Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka have been known as Midnight Syndicate, creating symphonic soundtracks to imaginary films that facilitate a transcendental and adventurous escape into the secret dimensions of the mind’s eye. To many of their fans, they are horror music pioneers brewing a signature blend of instrumental orchestral gothic music and movie-style sound effects. To others, they remain the first “haunted house band” that forever changed the Halloween music genre and became a staple of the October holiday season.  Still others, know them for their contributions to the use of music in the roleplaying and board game industries.


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