Posts By: BitTorrent

A little while back, we announced a Beta project called SoShare. It’s a simple, elegant solution to an issue we face all the time: delivering big files to friends and collaborators. SoShare lets you send terabytes of stuff, all for free. And if you haven’t tried it yet, well, here are eight new reasons to…


In this week’s FDL, a slight, slightly biased survey of work from one of our favorite bands: the Grateful Dead. Deadheads and music geeks rejoice: the Internet Archive hosts and curates a collection of over nine thousand live shows from the group. Start here. Or start here. And start exploring. Friday Download: Grateful Dead 1….


BitTorrent Download: The Boxer Rebellion. There’s being indie, and then there’s being an independent band. The former is a genre; a semi-confusing shorthand for any act involving guitars. The latter is meaningful, and more rare: the artists who actually go it alone. These are the the guys worth listening to. Right now, we’re listening to…


In just a couple days, the BitTorrent team will be heading down to Philly for the Roots Picnic. ROAD TRIP. We’re getting ready by playing this real loud: Cosmo Baker’s Official Roots Picnic Mixtape, from our friends at Okayplayer. The mixtape features picnic jams from all the artists on the bill, including The Roots, Naughty…


In this edition of FDL: magical/simple/pretty folk-pop, in the form of three live show torrents from The Weepies. The band name sounds supersad, but we promise it’s happy. How could it not be? IT’S FRIDAY. Friday Download: The Weepies 1. El Rey / Los Angeles, California / 2012 2. Butternut Ridge / Oberlin, Ohio /…


[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MoM6wOp9Ow&w=570&h=370] Last month, Youtube hero and DIY artist Alex Day kicked off a collaboration project with BitTorrent fans. He posted stems from his Epigrams and Interludes tracks to SoShare. You guys picked them up, and made them yours. Awesome. This playlist has pretty much become our favorite thing on the Internet. (We’re probably not alone…


In this week’s Friday Download: a decade’s worth of live shows and bittersweet melodies from Death Cab for Cutie, preserved by the dedicated curatorial team over at archive.org. Set list after the jump. Friday Download: Death Cab For Cutie 1. Emo’s / Austin, Texas / 2001 2. Kamp / Bielefeld, Germany / 2006 3. 80-35…