Preview Corey Taylor’s New Book, and Unlock a Stone Sour Music Video
Metal is about blurred lines; catharsis and doom, chaotic and calculated, masked and stripped bare. Maybe no one knows this better than Corey Taylor: the lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour; two of the biggest bands in recent rock history. According to Taylor, “Nobody is one side.” Nobody less so than this artist. Blur…
How To Make Your Own Remix For Public Enemy (3 Days Left)
Public Enemy put out a challenge to remix their latest track “Get Up Stand Up” via a contest on BitTorrent. If you want to make a remix for Public Enemy to hear, but don’t know where to start, here’s a simple how-to. To get started, all you need is a computer with an Internet connection….
Friday Download: Mogwai
For fans of Explosions In The Sky, The Album Leaf, Fugazi, great music This weeks FDL: Mogwai. Mogwai hails from Scottland and is the cosmic post-rock instrumental band that will play the soundtrack to your life. Whether you’re a mega fan or new to the band, this collection of audio recordings from their live shows…
Coming Soon: The Multimedia Mixtape, and a New Music Bundle from Jet Life
Just Enjoy This Shit is the motto behind Jet Life’s brand of hazy-aimless-cool rap. Okay, deal. We’re all for a crew that’s always been about fans first; giving away new tracks for free, and bringing mixtapes to the masses. The question Jet Life asked us (and it’s a big ask, and it’s a crazy ambition):…
BitTorrent Palooza Report: July 2013 (Or, How Stuff Gets Made)
Good ideas can come from anywhere, which is why BitTorrent holds regular hackathons which we here at BitTorrent call a “Palooza.” The basic idea is that we set aside two work days where anyone within company can form a team to work on a new product, feature, internal tool, or general idea. At the end…
Friday Download: Spoon
In this edition of Friday Download, we’ve got Spoon: Texas-based indie darlings turned alternative rock sensation. Listen to them in 1997, performing from the album that established their sound–The Soft Effects EP– all the way to 2008, performing from their critically acclaimed and creatively daring album Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga. Enjoy! Links to the…
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.