Douglas C. Engelbart, Inventor of the Computer Mouse, Passes Away
We here at BitTorrent are sorry to hear about the passing of Douglas C. Engelbart, a man who revolutionized the way we interact with computers. Among his many innovations: the computer mouse. Read more about his life and passing–reported by The New York Times–here. And watch Engelbart demo-ing the computer mouse for the first time…
Interview: DJ Premier at The Roots picnic
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tPdFt2szvk] DJ Premier discusses who does it the right way in hip-hop at The Roots Picnic. The man knows what he’s talking about; our friends at Okayplayer encourage you to take notes.
Interview: Joey Bada$$ and Trinidad Jame$ at The Roots picnic
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGJDwGcYGVI] Joey Bada$$ and Trinidad Jame$ at the Roots Picnic watching over sleepy kitten$.
Interview: Robert Glasper Holding Kitten
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWIdv_6Nitc&] Another great moment from the Roots Picnic: Robert Glasper and Wyatt Cenac talk music, hold kittens. You’re welcome.
Public Enemy is On Tour – Download Their New Single On BitTorrent, Send in Your Remix
Public Enemy is on tour, and as a reminder, you can download the Public Enemy Bundle to receive the group’s new single “Get Up Stand Up.” Opt to unlock the Bundle with your email, and you’ll get even more from the group: the music video, outtakes and an exclusive multitrack. If you’re in the Los…
Friday Download: Beirut
In this edition of Friday Download: lo-fi-indie-gypsy-rock sounds like quite a lot, and just quite right. Three live shows from Beirut, spanning over seven years of material. Links to the torrents below, with thanks from our friends at archive.org. Friday Download: Beirut 1. O-WEST / Tokyo, Japan / 2012 2. KLRU / Austin, Texas /…
New Music From PIXIES
Surf-punk, screaming and subversive pop: the loud-quiet-loud sound of PIXIES became the sound of alt; the driving beat behind grunge. They broke up. They got back together. And now, for the first time in almost ten years, they’re releasing new music. Their single “BAGBOY” debuts right now on BitTorrent. Unlock it with your email, and…
BitTorrent is Not a Crime. It’s a Bookmark.
We made this, which makes it easy to tag the Internet. Here’s how it works. 1. Drag the sticker into your bookmark bar. 2. Go to any website. Click Not A Crime. 3. Move your cursor, and start dropping truthbombs. bittorrentisnotacrime.com
New Music From Alex Day
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLgRo9K1Kq0&w=570&h=370] In which we get serenaded by the charming and talented Alex Day. Here’s a preview of Alex’s new song, “Scared Like Me”. Tune in next week for a conversation with Alex on Youtube farming, chart hacking, and using BitTorrent to get music to the people.
Interview: Macklemore Vs Glasper Vs Toy Piano
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf5tmOJkYP8&w=570&h=370] We caught up with the guys from Okayplayer, Macklemore, and Robert Glasper back at the Roots Picnic. It ended in a tiny piano death match. As expected.