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Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR Music feature your favorite musicians performing at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR office. Hear Wilco, Adele, Passion Pit, Tinariwen, Miguel, The xx and many more. This is the audio version of the podcast. A video version is also available.

Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR Music feature your favorite musicians performing at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR office. Hear Wilco, Adele, Passion Pit, Tinariwen, Miguel, The xx and many more. This is the audio version of the podcast. A video version is also available.
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Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR Music feature your favorite musicians performing at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR office. Hear Wilco, Adele, Passion Pit, Tinariwen, Miguel, The xx and many more. This is the audio version of the podcast. A video version is also available.

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Episodes

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile

12/8/2017
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The two singers, songwriters and guitarists bring out the adolescence in each other, poking jabs, goofing around and having fun at the Tiny Desk.

Duration: 00:20:33


Ted Leo

12/4/2017
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Leo's work has, more often than not through the decades, addressed an anxious world, growing and shifting with it and with its listeners. Seven years after his last solo album, he's turned inwards.

Duration: 00:13:43


Moses Sumney

11/29/2017
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The Los-Angeles-based force of nature, one of the most inspired talents of today, shows off a spontaneous side at (and around) the Tiny Desk.

Duration: 00:20:53


David Greilsammer

11/27/2017
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With a knack for cunning juxtapositions, the adventurous pianist stitches together a baroque sonata, a slice of French serenity and a quirky portrait of a mysterious barn owl.

Duration: 00:13:42


Billy Corgan

11/20/2017
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Billy Corgan, complicated frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins, has had a tumultuous decade-and-a-half. His visit to the Tiny Desk, with a string quartet backing him, was anything but.

Duration: 00:12:20


Benjamin Booker

11/17/2017
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Benjamin Booker has a deeply tender voice that, at times, can feel like a whisper But it always cuts to the heart.

Duration: 00:12:13


Now, Now

11/15/2017
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The band has new tools in its arsenal, but even in a stripped-down Tiny Desk performance, its focus on tiny moments between people just outside of love is as sharp as ever.

Duration: 00:12:52


Aminé

11/14/2017
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The Portland artist with the most mispronounced name in hip-hop puts on an unforgettable performance.

Duration: 00:12:37


The Mynabirds

11/10/2017
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Singer Laura Burhenn is joined by Jessica Lea Mayfield and the Umoja Choir for songs inspired by the political and cultural upheaval of 2016.

Duration: 00:20:00


Ani DiFranco

11/9/2017
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With the help of a backing band that includes Ivan Neville and Jenny Scheinman, the iconic singer-songwriter plays three songs from across her tough and uncompromising career.

Duration: 00:20:01


Nate Smith + KINFOLK

11/6/2017
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The drums take center stage at this Tiny Desk. Watch veteran jazz percussionist Nate Smith dazzle the NPR audience in a transfixing performance.

Duration: 00:18:03


Wyclef Jean

11/6/2017
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The hip-hop statesman walked through our doors greeting and charming anyone within arm's reach. Once in front of an audience, he was in attack mode, including a unique rendition of his signature hit.

Duration: 00:25:40


Gracie and Rachel

11/1/2017
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Gracie And Rachel mix piano pop with darker, classic violin arrangements to make songs full of mystery and tension. They're joined in this Tiny Desk performance by percussionist Richard Watts.

Duration: 00:12:59


The Roots feat. Bilal

10/30/2017
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Yes, it happened. Black Thought, Questlove and the entire crew packed in behind the Tiny Desk to perform a new song called "It Ain't Fair."

Duration: 00:12:26


Japanese Breakfast

10/25/2017
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For this Tiny Desk concert, Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner replaced her gauzy synths with a string quartet. The result is something to behold.

Duration: 00:11:31


Shabazz Palaces

10/23/2017
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Hip-hop's otherworldly lot touches down on Bob Boilen's desk for some Afrofuturistic mind travel.

Duration: 00:11:49


The Perceptionists

10/20/2017
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Watch hip-hop veterans Mr. Lif and Akrobatik team up behind the Tiny Desk.

Duration: 00:21:20


Thundercat

10/18/2017
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Thundercat is willing and able to shape-shift to fit into just about any box you show him, but he won't stay in there for long.

Duration: 00:11:04


Hanson

10/16/2017
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Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson just celebrated their 25th anniversary as a band. To celebrate, watch them perform three of their post-"MMMBop" career highlights.

Duration: 00:14:45


Randy Newman

10/10/2017
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Watch the six-time Grammy winner go solo behind the Tiny Desk.

Duration: 00:14:11

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