Staff Picks: Alvin Risk
“I have traveled a long way to this impasse. I have been through mirrors, fallouts, knives, secrets, and oceans.” So begins the video that announced Alvin Risk’s 5th EP, Venture. We had no choice but to follow.
The Other P2P Music Revolution
The state of EDM, in the words of the artists and influencers shaping the industry. A version of this post originally ran in EDM.com on November 9, 2014.
Friday Download: Comets We Fall
In this edition of Friday Download: indie disco from rising LA-based producer Comets We Fall. The Embark EP is five new tracks of shimmering sound and dream sequences; the audio equivalent of holding hands. It’s out today via BitTorrent Bundle. Download Embark, and unlock five new tracks, the EP acapellas, plus remix-able stems from “Meteors”.
Staff Picks: Hot Sugar
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: a 33-track catalogue from New York’s avant-garde producer Hot Sugar (aka Nick Koenig). Nick Koenig captures the world around us, sampling the…
Friday Download: Korengal
“We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.” —Winston Churchill In this edition of Friday Download: a legendary war journalist tells his story on BitTorrent Bundle. There are few journalists left like Sebastian Junger; willing to put their life…
10th Anniversary: Innovation Timeline
Ten years ago, BitTorrent, Inc. was formed to build a business harnessing the power of the BitTorrent protocol. Since then, we as a company have created a culture of innovation that looks outside the boundaries of what the Internet is now and focuses on what the Internet will be next. In continued celebration of our…
Sweater Beats Drops Cloud City EP
The Brooklyn producer offer fans his latest 4-track effort exclusively on BitTorrent Bundle 2014 has been a breakout year for Brooklyn’s Sweater Beats. His anthemic tracks and high-energy remixes have cemented his place as an innovator in bass music, triggering a well-deserved inclusion on the list of “10 Producers Drake Should Sign to OVO Sound”….
Alice In Chains Debut Phantom Limb Music Video on BitTorrent Bundle
The rock legends go direct-to-fan for the release of their latest Roboshobo-directed video premiere. Alice In Chains helped define one of the most influential eras of modern rock music. Emerging from the storied Seattle music scene, the band dominated airwaves and record charts, and remain one of the predominant alternative-rock bands in existence. Their most…
Friday Download: Ryan Hemsworth
Ryan Hemsworth thanks his supporters with a career-spanning digital box set. In this edition of Friday Download: the Canadian DJ/producer opens his hard drive to fans. Ryan Hemsworth has been hailed by many as one of electronic music’s most exciting emerging young producers. Diplo has called him “one of the baddest selectors and DJs in…
The Last Record Store
A version of this article originally ran in Billboard on October 21, 2014. On September 22, Thom Yorke published an image of a vinyl record. The earth was thrown off its axis, as Consequence of Sound reported. And it was again, four days later, when the record was released as a BitTorrent Bundle. That isn’t hyperbole, but instead, obvious and insignificant….