Category: Staff Picks

Staff Picks: Malkovich

In this edition of Staff Picks: Great Expectations, a new mixtape that might just live up to its name. Irangeles (Iran X Los Angeles) lyricist Malkovich’s album was written around the world. And it sounds that way. Unlike a lot of hip hop, it’s defiantly anti-regional: not East Coast or West Coast; a sound that’s…

Staff Picks: The Road Home

In this edition of Staff Picks: an inside look at the Oscar-shortlisted film The Road Home, Rahul Gandotra’s exploration of identity and otherness in the Himalayas. A young boy of Indian descent escapes from a remote boarding school, plane ticket to London in hand. In running away, he learns he can’t run from everything; especially…

In this edition of Staff Picks: punk and rock and friendship; all, maybe, in equal measure. Download Radical Friends, February’s forty-track mixtape Bundle, courtesy of the fine people over at Tangled Talk Records. Consider it your crash course in UK hardcore, which feels about right for an end-of-Monday. Listen up: new music from Gnarwolves, The…

Staff Picks: Guster

Boston, 1991. Three guys, two guitars, a set of drums. Guster’s brand of portable, stripped down acoustic songwriting proved to be just that: something shared, something that would become part of nineties dorm culture, and spread beyond it, too.

Staff Picks: At Dawn We Rage

In this edition of Staff Picks: saving Monday, one dubstep track at a time. At Dawn We Rage is a west coast electronic project with roots in metal, trance, and ambient sound. October’s 4-track EP, While the World Sleeps, is straight awesome heart-pounding bass. Give it a listen. You can grab the BitTorrent Bundle right…

Staff Picks is dedicated to surfacing the best music, film, and art downloads on the Internet; digitally handmade by BitTorrent Publishers. Read on for this week’s finds. In this week’s Staff Picks: New indie music with a pop sensibility. My Body Sings Electric’s music is playful and infused with the band’s lust for life. The…

Staff Picks: TheBlackParrot

Friday Download is dedicated to curating the best download-able objects on the web, courtesy of BitTorrent Bundle for Publishers In this week’s Staff Picks: New music from 17-year-old, U.S. electronic and trance producer TheBlackParrot. Not your typical 17 year old, TheBlackParrot has been producing progressive house and trance music since he was 14. Identity is…

Staff Picks: Kevin Blaine

Staff Picks is dedicated to surfacing the best music, film, and art downloads on the Internet; digitally handmade by BitTorrent Publishers. Read on for this week’s finds. In this week’s Staff Picks: new music from Kevin Blaine – songwriter, musician, and pug-lover. Kevin has been writing songs since the age of 13, when his godfather…

Staff Picks is dedicated to surfacing the best music, film, and art downloads on the Internet; digitally handmade by BitTorrent Publishers. Read on for this week’s finds Photo via duologuemusic.com In this week’s Staff Picks: London’s five piece assemble Duologue and their acclaimed debut album, Song and Dance. Song and Dance achieves a sonic complexity…