Digital Crate Dig: Inside the Vaults of Stones Throw Records
New BitTorrent Bundle explores the untold story of the storied hip hop label, in music, art, and film from the new documentary, Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton, out today on iTunes. Stones Throw Records started out as a eulogy; an imprint formed in 1996 by Chris Manak (Peanut Butter Wolf) to posthumously publish the work…
Friday Download: Drew Davis takes Crowd-Funding to BitTorrent Bundle
Friday Download is dedicated to curating the best download-able objects on the web, courtesy of BitTorrent Bundle Publishers. Rather than risk the uncertain, choose college, a degree, and a full time job? If you’re Drew Davis, you quit your job, pack your piano and what you can carry. That’s what artists have to do. They can’t…
Hundred Waters X BitTorrent: The Moon Rang Like A Bell
The electronic avant folk outfit reveals upcoming album tracks and art on BitTorrent Bundle. “Make art that is unclassifiable.” Hundred Waters explains their mission to us. And it rings true. In a world where creativity is planned and tagged; where discovery is programmed out, where franchises rule: the avant folk outfit is a beautiful outlier.
Staff Picks – Le Serveur – The Roomies EP
In this edition of Staff Picks: the French producer, Le Serveur shares an EP’s worth of funk breaks and vintage synths recorded from his bedroom. On the Roomies EP, live keys, horns, drums and more are incorporated to craft 7 tracks of groove, blending elements of jazz, soul, funk and hip hop.
Friday Download – Quentin Hannappe
Friday Download is dedicated to curating the best download-able objects on the web, courtesy of BitTorrent Bundle Publishers. In this edition of FDL: a French singer songwriter standing at the crossroads between folk, rock and reggae. Quentin Hannappe is part activist, part songwriter – a young voice fighting for equality and freedom. Easily comparable to…
Living The Motel Life
BitTorrent Bundle documents the making of Alan and Gabriel Polsky’s directorial debut, with exclusive behind-the-scenes videos from Willy Vlautin, Werner Herzog, Stephen Dorff, Dakota Fanning and Gabe & Alan Polsky. Also included are interviews with Stephen Dorff, Emile Hirsch, bonus footage, a signed shooting script, storyboards, photos, illustrations by famed animator Mike Smith, and more….
BitTorrent Bundle: Now With Search, Tagging, and Embed-Anywhere Downloads
A short survey of our publisher updates, including a new Android media player BitTorrent Bundle is an experiment in sustainable publishing: a new media format built for big ideas; a creative good that’s designed to become more valuable, each time it’s shared. We launched Bundle just over a year ago. More than 600 of Bundles have…
Lee “Scratch” Perry Reveals New Track on BitTorrent Bundle
The reggae legend debuts the unreleased Clams Casino-produced track, “Jesus Is A Soul Man”, plus new footage from The Upsetter documentary. Lee Perry’s career spans fifty years; the birth of reggae, and the birth of dub. He produced The Wailers. He produced the Heptones. He produced the Congos. He stands 4’11”. He leaves a long…
Staff Picks: I Am Waiting For You Last Summer
Staff Picks is dedicated to surfacing the best music, film, and art downloads on the Internet; digitally handmade by BitTorrent Publishers. Read on for this week’s finds. In this edition of Staff Picks: Equal parts ambient downtempo and post-rock instrumental anthems. Russian rock trio I Am Waiting For You Last Summer is influenced by acts varying…
Staff Picks – Extreme Metal produced by Banger Films
In this edition of Staff Picks: a new documentary Metal series too extreme for TV. Extreme Metal is the next chapter in the Metal Evolution series, the popular TV series documenting the history of rock of metal from award winning producers Banger Films.