City and Colour Debuts Two Unreleased Tracks on BitTorrent Bundle
The fiercely independent singer-songwriter reveals new live recordings. Listen up. Dallas Green always knew he wanted to write music and sing. He began recording songs under the name City and Colour. Four albums later, he’s a platinum recording artist; playing shows and festivals all over the world. This April, crowds enjoyed his stellar Coachella performance….
How To Promote Your Movie With BitTorrent
Independent filmmaker / guest blogger Bojan Dulabic breaks down BitTorrent Bundle. Herewith, his advice on using BitTorrent in your movie marketing mix. This article was originally posted on May 22, 2014 in Filmmaking Stuff. From Bojan: I’m in the middle of self distributing my feature film, Living Life or Waiting to Die. If you’re in…
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….
Hollywood Needs Net Neutrality Too
BitTorrent’s Chief Content Officer, Matt Mason, calls to Hollywood to help defend an open Internet There’s a lot of confusion in Hollywood about what the proposed FCC Net Neutrality rules mean, and what they will mean for the entertainment industry. Net Neutrality essentially means an open Internet where all traffic is equal, anyone can publish…
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…