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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

Vagabon

2/23/2018
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Laetitia Tamko, the artist known as Vagabon, is a 25-year-old, Cameroon-born musician with a big, tenor voice just bursting with new musical ideas.

Duration:00:09:44

August Greene

2/22/2018
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August Greene, Common's new trio with Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins, brought some special guest vocalists to the Tiny Desk.

Duration:00:36:56

Big Daddy Kane

2/22/2018
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One of the greatest to ever bless the mic treated the Tiny Desk audience to an office block party.

Duration:00:19:11

Betsayda Machado and Parranda El Clavo

2/16/2018
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The Afro-Venezuelan collective brings the boisterous parranda sound to the Tiny Desk.

Duration:00:19:11

Nick Hakim

2/14/2018
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The music of Nick Hakim occupies a space and time that feels out of this world, with songs that explore the quietude of inner thoughts.

Duration:00:14:27

Hurray For The Riff Raff

2/5/2018
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The music of Hurray For The Riff Raff builds bridges, unites people and forms communities. It's a spirit singer Alynda Segarra and the rest of the band bring to this memorable Tiny Desk performance.

Duration:00:18:52

Alice Smith

1/31/2018
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The beloved singer-songwriter premiered three new songs while turning NPR's headquarters into a Harlem speakeasy.

Duration:00:14:52

Jamila Woods

1/29/2018
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In three songs celebrating black ancestry and self-love, Woods demonstrated just how adept she is at creating songs rich with philosophical meaning that also move and groove.

Duration:00:12:20

Barbara Hannigan

1/26/2018
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Eavesdrop on a beautiful recital of German songs from fin de siècle Vienna, when music was transitioning from the swells of romanticism to the uncharted waters of modernism.

Duration:00:17:00

George Clinton & The P-Funk All Stars

1/24/2018
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George Clinton brought his family, both immediate and extended, to the Tiny Desk for a set of classic cosmic slop.

Duration:00:13:20

St. Vincent

1/22/2018
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The singer performed at the Tiny Desk without a warmup or soundcheck, with just her acoustic guitar and un-amplified voice, letting the wordplay in her songs shine through.

Duration:00:12:16

Amadou and Mariam

1/19/2018
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The Malian musicians, who've been playing together for nearly 40 years, bring some of the most lyrical melodies and joyful sounds we've ever had at the Tiny Desk.

Duration:00:11:17

The Lemon Twigs

1/17/2018
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Brothers Brian and Michael D'Addario seem like they beamed into the Tiny Desk from the year 1971, untouched by the 21st century.

Duration:00:10:57

The Artists from the "Take Me to the River" Tour

1/16/2018
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More than a dozen artists gather behind the Tiny Desk to celebrate Memphis soul in a joyful, triumphant performance.

Duration:00:15:41

AHI

1/16/2018
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The Ontario-based singer has a gruff but sweet voice with openly honest words behind soulful tunes of hope.

Duration:00:11:43

Julien Baker

1/10/2018
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Julien Baker's Turn Out The Lights brought her much-deserved critical acclaim and wider attention in 2017. Before its release, we asked her to make a rare return to the Tiny Desk for something special.

Duration:00:15:36

The Weather Station

1/8/2018
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One of the joys of listening to The Weather station is the tension and release in the group's enchanting music. It's what made the band's most recent album one of Bob Boilen's favorite of 2017.

Duration:00:13:06

Lo Moon

1/5/2018
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The LA band's signature sound is intimate and demonstrative, haunting yet uplifting, an old-fashioned rock beat under glimmering guitar and keys. And at the Tiny Desk, it was at ease.

Duration:00:15:40

Hanson Holiday Tiny Desk Concert

12/18/2017
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Frantic time-lapse set decoration. An intrusive snow machine. Ugly holiday sweaters. It's time to hunker down and soak up a raucous and reverent Christmas party, courtesy of Hanson.

Duration:00:13:25

This is the Kit

12/18/2017
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Effortless storytelling is at the heart of This Is The Kit. And the stories the band's only permanent member, Kate Stables, weaves are profound but sweet with a tone that quietly reels you in.

Duration:00:12:15

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