First Look: Tough Bond Documents Displaced Youth in Kenya
New BitTorrent documentary Bundle from 108 Media puts a lens on African urbanization – and asks viewers to help. In 2009, Anneliese Vandenberg and Austin Peck bought a one-way ticket to Kenya. They dedicated themselves to working locally with the communities- understanding their ways of life, their beliefs, and offering a helping hand whenever they…
BitTorrent Staff Picks – Chadwick Stokes
In this edition of Staff Picks: the Simmerkane II Bundle from songwriter and founding member of Dispatch and State Radio, Chadwick Stokes. Originally released in 2011, Simmerkane II is a collection of songs inspired by Stokes’ time spent hopping freight trains through the backwoods and small towns of the United States. Stokes assumes the ever…
Friday Download: Wild Ones
Friday Download is dedicated to curating the best download-able objects on the web, courtesy of BitTorrent Bundle Publishers. In this edition of Friday Download: Wild Ones, a five-piece dream pop outfit from Portland, OR who have recently signed with Topshelf Records, a seemingly ideal label for the band that has operated themselves as a DIY…
Arcosanti X BitTorrent Bundle
In which we go behind the scenes of the first installment of FORM, a new live performance platform curated by Hundred Waters. Download and listen. We fall in love with songs because they’re more than audio. They are experience, and they are intention. The Internet is the world’s wall of sound. It’s also reduced recording…
Every Obstacle Is Also an Opportunity
Ryan Holiday BitTorrent Bundle puts a lens on the art and craft of persistence. “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” — Marcus Aurelius They call us
BitTorrent Staff Picks: Mattic
In this edition of Staff Picks: a “past futuristic rhyme animal”. French rapper Mattic blends touches of jazz and classic soul to create a hip hop aesthetic that is just as much a throwback as it is a step forward. The Intro to Dr. Outer bundle provides a taste of what can be found on…
Friday Download: BreeZe
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 flow that reaches far beyond Augusta, GA. This week, BreeZe brings you the Cool as Ever Bundle. A prime example of the next generation of emerging Georgia rappers, BreeZe blends a…
Force Majeure: Eddie Izzard Takes On BitTorrent Bundle
The iconic comedian’s first U.S. tour stop is the Internet. We get a first look at unreleased material from the open road. Eddie Izzard: veteran surrealist, long-lost Python, free-associater, and funny person, stated last year that he’d like to go on tour. As in around the world. As in three languages. As in here. America….
Net Neutrality: We Need a Better Deal
The FCC’s new proposal for Net Neutrality rules include effectively abolishing it: proposing preferential treatment for certain traffic. In the wake of February’s Netflix and Comcast deal, it becomes obvious that only companies willing to pay for access have traffic worthy of preferential treatment. The open Internet has been paywalled shut.
Public Enemy Gives BitTorrent Fans an iTunes Record Deal
The Public Enemy Bundle has been downloaded by more than a million fans. The group’s new remix collection, created by BitTorrent listeners and curated by Public Enemy, debuts on iTunes and as a BitTorrent Bundle. Public Enemy rewrote the rules of hip hop. They pioneered a socially-aware, sonically-dense brand of rap that still reverberates today….