Astoria, New York (PressExposure) August 11, 2011 -- Scion A/V, the innovative and forward-thinking creative arm of Scion, has launched the new Scion A/V Streaming Radio, opening a portal to rare and underground music as well as exclusive artist interviews via seventeen original broadband radio stations. With these non-stop streaming stations, Scion A/V presents ever-evolving programming from respected DJs and revolutionary-minded hosts in the genres of metal, dance, techno, hip hop, indie rock, reggae and more.
In order to help fans connect swiftly with the online stations, Scion A/V has created the Scion A/V Streaming Radio widget, which arms fans with a sleek and share-able platform; the desktop widget allows the stations to be shared using basic HTML code. To obtain the code check out the widget at Scion A/V's Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/scionav#!/scionav?sk=app_128953167177144
"The team at Scion A/V continues to innovate and create new contributions to the cultural landscape," says Jeri Yoshizu, manager of sales promotions for Scion. "With the launch of the new Scion A/V Streaming Radio and the accompanying widget we are carving a new path for music fans to discover incredible content and share it effectively with others."
THE SCION A/V STREAMING RADIO STATIONS ARE:
Host: Christopher Roberts
An exploration of the music that defines the venerable Brooklyn-based Vice Records.
Hosts: DJ Eleven, Cosmo Baker, DJ Ayres
The past, present, and future of hip-hop from Bronx-bred breakbeats to the newest and unknown.
MEGA Los Angeles
Host: Skeet Skeet
MEGA is the brainchild of the LA based Skeet Skeet who has been causing waves across the world with his unique taste in music and epic DJ sets.
Host: The 45 King
Radio 45 is the outlet for producer "The 45 King" who burst onto the rap scene during the late '80s with his bona-fide breakbeat classic "The 900 Number."
Host: Scott Kelly
KMBT is new station joining the Scion Radio 17 and is best described as pure guerilla radio. Scott Kelly is a vocalist and guitarist of Neurosis, an experimental metal band from Oakland, CA.
TROUBLE AND BASS RADIO
Host: Trouble & Bass Crew
Trouble & Bass Crew launch dance floor destroying mixes of anything bass heavy - from house to kuduro and everything in-between.
Host: Drew Best/12th Planet
DJ Drew Best brings the best in dubstep music and beyond. 12th Planet is a co-founder of the SMOG record label and the host of Dubtroit, a monthly night of dubstep in Orange County.
Host: Adam Shore
Adam Shore brings you the best in death metal, grindcore, thrash and doom plus new tracks and absolute classics from all around the world, plus rare interviews.
Host: Max Glazer
Hosted by one of the most celebrated DJs on the scene Max Glazer, The Federation Invasion is a non-stop mix of the best in dancehall reggae music.
Host: Blu Jemz
Night People host Blu Jemz, invades your airwaves to bring you the newest, dustiest, and hardest. From up-tempo B-more & house, to raw beats & rhymes and lost gems, musically the show comes at the listener from all angles.
WAVE OF THE FUTURE
Host: Monty Luke
Monty Luke brings a funky, stripped down and eclectic sound from the underground of American dance music.
Host: Chris Morris
"Watusi Rodeo" presents the best in hardcore, no-nonsense alternative country, rockabilly, and roots - old-time hillbilly music, honky-tonk, outlaw country and cosmic cowboys, and classic country-rock.
BELOW THE BASSLINE
Host: Gina Turner
On "Below the Bassline" host DJ Gina Turner shares her favorite tastemakers in the techno, house or any other genre flying under her radar at the moment.
DOPE ON PLASTIC
Host: Rob Swift
Rob Swift knows all about evolution and its conceptual cousin, revolution-whether it's the spontaneous kind that sparks radical change, or the vinyl-based kind that occurs at 33-1/3 revolutions - per - minute (and variations thereof).
ROY DAVIS JR.
Host: DJ Roy Davis Jr.
While spinning his own brand of floor-stomping soul for his multitude of fans, Roy Davis Jr. has emerged as one of the most requested DJ's in the world.
Host: Greg Acid Girls
Remix wizards ACID GIRLS, comprised of Gregory Bowler and Jamie McNiel, are a DJ and production duo based in Los Angeles, CA. Acid Girls have carved their own niche in the international dance music scene, combining pop and techno, disco and electro.
IN THE RED
Host: Larry Hardy
Larry Hardy is the founder of In the Red Records, a label largely responsible for the resurgence of American garage rock over the past two decades, The philosophy of the radio show is to spin the best in current and ancient garage-punk-weird rock n' roll music.
About Scion A/V:
Scion A/V is a creative enterprise of Scion devoted to the discovery, nurture, funding and distribution of compelling music and arts programming. Scion A/V has created and championed projects for over 100 underground musical artists, supported tours and special events, created film documentaries, curated art installations, and produces a collection of 'zines. Additionally, Scion A/V executes the annual Scion Music (less) Conference and operates 17 broadband radio stations via Scion Radio 17. For more information, visit http://www.scionav.com.
Scion, from Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., was developed with a new generation of youthful buyers in mind. Scion's mission is to provide distinctive products, the opportunity to personalize, and an innovative, consumer-driven process at the retail level. The brand features three groundbreaking models with a wide array of standard features: the xD urban subcompact five-door, the iconic xB urban utility vehicle and the tC sports coupe. Scion launches the all-new, premium micro-subcompact iQ in 2011. The Scion brand often applies new practices in all aspects of its business and pushes the creativity envelope with non-traditional advertising and marketing to engage young consumers. Scion also supports originality through its programs in the artistic community. For more information, visit http://www.scion.com.