Friday Download: Young & Sick

Unreleased “American Dreams” demo and acoustic tracks from the rising electronic artist. Every record is just that: an audiovisual artifact, sound and image, memory and history. It is always more than music that gets stuck in our heads. Nick Van Hofwegen’s project Young & Sick explores the blurred lines between songcraft and design; building an…

How to Sync iTunes to Android

I love my Moto X and I’ve been on Android since I first got my HTC Incredible in 2010, but I’m chained to iTunes for managing my music and podcast subscriptions on my laptop. This has caused no end of inconveniences when trying to figure out the best way to move music and podcasts from…

Staff Picks: Alvin Risk

“I have traveled a long way to this impasse. I have been through mirrors, fallouts, knives, secrets, and oceans.” So begins the video that announced Alvin Risk’s 5th EP, Venture. We had no choice but to follow.

Friday Download: Comets We Fall

In this edition of Friday Download: indie disco from rising LA-based producer Comets We Fall. The Embark EP is five new tracks of shimmering sound and dream sequences; the audio equivalent of holding hands. It’s out today via BitTorrent Bundle. Download Embark, and unlock five new tracks, the EP acapellas, plus remix-able stems from “Meteors”.

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. It’s not a secret – one of my personal and professional goals is to get more people building decentralised peer-to-peer applications on Sync’s API.  The Sync developer community has been great so far with providing wrappers, help on the forums,…

The ease in which Sync transports files between multiple endpoints makes it a useful tool for software developers. In this post I’ll walk through how Sync can be used for deployment as well as mirroring Git repositories – then we’ll look at extending these use cases with the developer API.

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 edition of Staff Picks: a 33-track catalogue from New York’s avant-garde producer Hot Sugar (aka Nick Koenig). Nick Koenig captures the world around us, sampling the…