How about more than 1,000 mp3s? SXSW is a festival in Austin Texas next month in which more than 2500 bands will play over five days and nights. Many of those bands have made mp3s available to the public on the SXSW website, and 1,006 of them have been gathered together in a torrent file for your listening pleasure. You’ll find a bit of everything in this collection, and there are probably more misses than hits, but it’s a great way to discover new music.
If you don’t know what BitTorrent is or don’t have a BitTorrent client, check out the video below. It’s a complete tutorial on how to download, install and configure Deluge, a popular piece of software used to download torrents. The video is rather long, but the first three minutes or so of it provide the basic information you’ll need.
Have BitTorrent? Ready to use it? Then go here: Home of the (UNOFFICIAL) SXSW Torrents