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Adult Swim Singles Program Returns For 2012

Adult Swim is teaming up with Kia Motors for the third year in a row to bring you a batch of new tracks in their Adult Swim Singles Program.

The program ran for the past two summers, showcasing new tracks by artists like El-P, Best Coast, Mastodon in 2011, and Madvillain, Washed Out, LCD Soundsystem, and Cults in 2010.

This year will have more singles than the last two– 2010 saw 9 tracks, 8 and one bonus, and 2011 saw 10 and a bonus 11th. 2012 will run for 12 weeks starting June 18th and culminating in a bonus track on September 10th. This year, we’ll see new music from Wavves, Flying Lotus, The Hives, Com Truise, and the bonus track will be one by noisy hip-hop outfit, Death Grips, who released The Money Store earlier this year and will release a second album, No Love, later on this year.

Here’s the release schedule, thanks to Pitchfork:

06-18 Unknown Mortal Orchestra
06-25 The Hives
07-02 Wye Oak
07-09 Absu
07-16 The Field
07-23 Flying Lotus
07-30 Gauntlet Hair
08-06 Wavves
08-13 Com Truise
08-20 Yamantaka//Sonic Titan
08-27 Elite Gymnastics
09-03 Artist to Be Announced
09-10 Death Grips (bonus)

New free music! Adult Swim plans on being your summer soundtrack again, for the third year running. Some good names there, so accept them as that aforementioned soundtrack.

Program starts Monday on

Hat tip to Pitchfork for the info.
Check out the previous Singles Programs here and here.

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