Get your own Little Black Book.

Build your own personal news stream. Discover the latest work created that intersts you, share your favourite stories and follow your favourite people and companies

Already have an account?

Hires, Wins & Business
  • 183

New Electronic Sync Agency Syncsmith Launches in Bristol

lbbonline.com, 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Bristol-based start-up is backed by Houndstooth, Opal Tapes & Versatile Records

New Electronic Sync Agency Syncsmith Launches in Bristol

Bristol-based start-up Syncsmith has established a compelling vision that will champion and spearhead the back-catalogues of established international pioneers of avant-garde electronica from the decadent to the dystopian. The new venture recognises the increasing importance of enigmatic compositions within the creative industries and therefore has recruited the following pillars of the industry to benefit from the service: Auxiliary, Houndstooth, Versatile Records, Diskotopia, Where To Now, Opal Tapes, Moods & Grooves, Power Vacuum, Debacle, Motor, Dement3d, Shipwrec & Nous Disques.

Launching on the 7th July, Syncsmith aesthetically mirrors the abstract label artwork and conceptual imagery of its collective as evidenced by a clinical minimalistic website which serves to reinforce its visually orientated mission statement. In addition Syncsmith is placing clear emphasis on an "industry only" approach whereby curated monthly samplers are the chosen vehicle for communicating ethereal soundscapes and emotive compositions to compliment high quality on-screen projects.

Artist Joe Farr comments "As an artist working on my own productions and sound design for animation and games, partnering with Syncsmith looks like the start of a new musical adventure I'm really looking forward to"

Rob Butterworth, label head of Houndstooth Records comments, "We were really impressed with Syncsmith's proposal and are very excited to work with them. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with them."

Syncsmith co-founder Gavin Mee comments on the new venture: "We are immensely thankful to all our artists & labels for entrusting us and allowing us to represent such ground-breaking talent, whether its the hissing romanticism of Karen Gwyer on Opal Tapes or the sultry electronica delivered by Snow Ghosts on Houndstooth, we feel honoured to be championing such genre-defying talent and fully believe in their material which exudes cross-over potential with the creative industries that is rapidly gathering momentum. We have hand-selected labels and artists that we personally feel have an unparalleled ethos and consistently strive to innovate, I think its this hand-forged, relationship driven and academic approach that will help us consistently fuel our clients with enigmatic and emotive content to enhance their projects”.

For the more tailored, bespoke projects centric to motion picture and cinematic scoring, Syncsmith has commissioned the talents of Beatrice Dillon, Karen Gwyer, Joe Farr, Hieroglyphic Being, ASC and Killawatt with more artists to be announced in the forthcoming months…