In a recent NPR Tiny Desk set, Ty Dolla $ign paid tribute his late friend Mac Miller. The rapper passed away of accidental substance overdose September last year. Ty solemnly delivered a performance of ‘Cinderella’ alongside Miller’s frequent collaborators Thundercat and Justus West. The tribute comes exactly a year after Miller’s Tiny Desk set where he performed cuts from his final studio album ‘Swimming’. Watch video below.
The Supremes recorded ‘Baby Love’ today, 55 years ago. The song was written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland and went on to be the group’s first UK No.1 hit.
The studio video, titled “Jack Gray”, has been released earlier this week documenting the bromance between Jack Black and Jack White. The two artists along with Black’s bandmate, Kyle Gass, came together at The Raconteurs’ frontman’s home studio to record this collaboration. Tenacious D (Black’s band) and White’s hook-up kicked off after the two Jacks met at an airport in June and took a selfie together. Two months later, fans are being teased with a video of Tenacious D and White exploring White’s Third Man Records HQ before heading off to his home studio. Watch clip below.
Oasis made their UK TV debut today, 25 years ago with an appearance on the show, ‘Top Of The Pops’. The group performed their single ‘Shakermaker’. Watch video below.
Founded by Connor Murray, Crafted Sounds is an independent Pittsburgh-based record label whose aim is to highlight local music and focusses primarily on the cassette tape format. Murray grew going to shows in Baltimore and Washington. Being so drawn to these communities these shows created, he was inspired to start his label out of his university dorm. Crafted Sounds support the music of locals and friends in and near the city.