The group once was a pre-Yes outfit which at one time featured former bassist Chris Squire as one of the founding members. At various times The Syn has also included Yes alums Peter Banks and Alan White in their lineup. Other acclaimed musicians like Francis Dunnery, Brett Kull and Tom Brislin are also Syn alum. The 2016 version of The Syn features band founder Steve Nardelli joined by renowned Swedish prog rockers Moon Safari.
Trustworks is a collaboration between Syn founder Steve Nardelli and the Swedish progressive rock band Moon Safari. Jonas Reingold of The Flower Kings produced the album.