For First Time, Adult Swim Singles Program to Run for Entire Year
For the first-time ever, the 2017 Adult Swim Singles Program will now run for an entire year, delivering fans a free exclusive streaming single for 52 consecutive weeks. Since its inception, music has been a cornerstone of Adult Swim's identity and another way to connect with fans, who now consider the network the ultimate curator of diverse musical styles and a vessel of discovery for lesser-known, rising artists who are highlighted and celebrated alongside the famous.This year's program features an assortment of 52 artists across genres from metal to electronic and hip hop, to noise and experimental. Artists include: Run The Jewels, Brian Eno, Flying Lotus, Migos, Thundercat, Wavves, Shabazz Palaces, Knxwledge, DAWN, Dinosaur Jr., DOOM feat. Jay Electronica, Zaytoven, Sophie, Jlin, Sevdaliza, Venetian Snares, Explosions In The Sky, Zeal & Ardor, and many more. Today's first track release is from legendary Atlanta producer Zaytoven titled "Pose To", featuring the late Bankroll Fresh, Yung LA, and Twista. The new year-long Singles Program launch comes fresh off the release of Adult Swim's free LUXE compilation, consisting of dream-pop and electronic music from Neon Indian, Toro Y Moi, Tei Shi and more. Adult Swim has a long tradition of building lasting relationships with musicians by helping to produce videos, commercials, and animated shorts, as well as providing distribution, partnerships, and more. In its seventh year, Adult Swim Singles Program has generated nearly 16 million Soundcloud streams over the last three years, with more than 100 artists participating including Run The Jewels, Sia, LCD Soundsystem, Slayer, Rae Sremmurd, Skrillex, Mastodon, Ghostface Killa, Future, Giorgio Moroder, and Vince Staples.
Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner's network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable's #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes.