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Written by Jessie S

Published Jan 10, 2023

Hey friend,

This month we share an NPR Tiny Desk Home Concert sure to float your boat, and don't miss this beautiful west London church available for hire through Tutti.

Plus, travel back to simpler times in this month's Decidedly Different because we've uncovered the internet's time capsule.

All the best,
Gabriel and the Team @ Tutti

📹 Inspire Me - Created Here

Lightship 95 is a recording studio with a difference: It's a floating lighthouse moored on the River Thames. And it's also where English jazz musician Nubya Garcia recorded her album SOURCE.

The NPR Music Youtube channel has over 7 million subscribers and is famous for its Tiny Desk Concerts. During 2020 the channel took a working-from-home approach, and so Nubya decided the Lightship 95 recording studio would make the perfect space to perform. If you look closely you'll notice the hanging plants don't stop rocking for the duration of the concert.

Check out Nubya Garcia’s full performance here, and view Lightship 95 on Tutti.

📖 Creative career: Royalty free music and images

Do you have difficulty sourcing background music for your Youtube videos, or stock images for your website? It's important to avoid any future copyright issues by gaining permission to use other people's content, but that doesn't necessarily mean you need to spend lots of money on licensing fees. We've found 10 great sites offering free music and images for use in your next creative project - just make sure you credit the source.

For royalty free images:

🪐 Space Oddity: St Nicholas Church

Located in Chiswick by the River Thames, this beautiful church has wood and masonry features with a fifteenth-century tower. It also has a grand piano available for hire and standing capacity for 70 people.

Hire St Nicholas Church for your next film production or live music performance.

P.S. Ever wondered how Google, Twitter or Facebook originally looked when they were first launched? What about Tutti?! Check out our look from four years ago, in January 2019. Or how about reliving the good old days of MySpace and Ask Jeeves?

Non-profit Wayback Machine is an internet archive where you can explore more than 778 billion web pages saved over time, from 1996 to today.

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