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The world around us is made of music. This is what happens when you listen in. The sound of a passing car. A turbine in the distance. Wind blowing through your hair. The tap of a keyboard. A heart beating. Everything around us is music. It’s not background. It’s life, and it’s larger than life.

Inside the new BitTorrent Bundle from Illangelo and Phlo Finister’s band Youthquaker. Youthquake was a term coined by Vogue’s Diana Vreeland; shorthand for the social disruption of the 60s. What started as a moment in time became a sprawling movement: a shared belief in self-expression that we’ve handed down over the years. We’re all Warhol’s…

A collective history of electronic sound, compiled by the good people of OWSLA. This marks the summer that EDM became Officially A Thing: the subject of a thousand thinkpieces on music, the pulsing beat behind the top-charting Billboard songs, the chief contender for sound-of-a-generation status. Electronic music today is audio sprawl; a constantly spreading and…

A new documentary follows artist Gary Baseman’s journey into his family’s past. Mythical Creatures, currently in development, is a film exploring the secrets we keep, the stories we hold on to; the family histories we protect and pass down. This is the true story of the Basemans.

Friday Download: Scene Queen

Friday Download is dedicated to curating the best download-able objects on the web, courtesy of BitTorrent Bundle Publishers. In this edition of FDL: a filmmaker sets out to explore the Internet’s youth fight culture. Scene Queen, written and directed by Janet Harvey, follows three kids growing up digital. Looking for themselves; looking for belonging, they…

Now All Drugs are Digital

The first documentary short from the team behind Children of the Machine uncovers the emerging world of device-tripping. “The PC is the LSD of the ‘90s,” stated Timothy Leary in his last book, Chaos and Cyber Culture. Your first-ever desktop was acid. Think about your iPhone. Think about Oculus Rift. These are the 21st century’s…

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: African roots music with elements of flamenco, jazz and salsa. From an early age in his home country of Guinea, Djeli Moussa…