Atlanta-based Adult Swim has been an important ally to independent musicians for decades. The music you hear everywhere on the programming block is produced by largely unknown artists. Jason DeMarco, Senior Vice President and Creative Director of On-Air, is the man in charge of Adult Swim music. We talk with him about how the program has helped the music industry, and how he selects the perfect soundtracks.
This is an interview from NPR’s On Second Thought on November 2nd, 2017. You can listen to more episodes of this program on NPR’s website.