"On Friday, Thom Yorke, Radiohead’s lead singer, tried another unusual approach by releasing his solo album, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes,” through BitTorrent, a technology for transferring large files over the Internet. The data “bundle” that included the album cost $6, and in a statement, Mr. Yorke described the move as a test of a new way for artists to release their work online.Radiohead Artist Releases Album via BitTorrent - NYTimes.com
“If it works well it could be an effective way of handing some control of Internet commerce back to the people who are creating the work,” Mr. Yorke wrote in a note also signed by his longtime producer and collaborator, Nigel Godrich."
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Radiohead Artist Releases Album via BitTorrent - NYTimes.com