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Tiny Desk Concerts

  1. Courtney Barnett: Tiny Desk Concert
    Barnett can tell you a story like she's your best friend, provided your best friend is a funny Australian poet. Hear three of her thoughtful, acerbic rambles, including the new "Depreston." More....
  2. Tom Brosseau: Tiny Desk Concert
    The unabashedly earnest and sentimental folksinger stops by the NPR Music offices for an intimate glimpse of three sweet songs from his new album, Grass PunksMore....
  3. The Both: Tiny Desk Concert
    Singer-songwriters Aimee Mann and Ted Leo often reside at opposite ends of the volume knob. What unfolds in this performance isn't compromise, though, so much as a creative challenge. More....
  4. The Haden Triplets: Tiny Desk Concert
    Separately, Petra, Rachel and Tanya Haden have worked on vastly different musical projects. But when they come together to cover classic country music, the result is a treat and a trip in time. More....
  5. Joseph Calleja: Tiny Desk Concert
    He's a young tenor with an old-school style and all the world's top opera houses want him. Calleja's expressive shading and dynamic control hearken back to an earlier era — and he's funny. More....
  6. Diane Cluck: Tiny Desk Concert
    Watching Cluck perform jams the senses. It's almost easier to imagine some tiny spirit in her chest is controlling the action, turning a pitch wheel with one hand and a tone knob with the other. More....
  7. Jake Bugg: Tiny Desk Concert
    Hear four songs by the 20-year-old English singer-songwriter, whose second album was produced by superproducer Rick Rubin, and whose third is on the way. More....
  8. Lowland Hum: Tiny Desk Concert
    It's hard to convey the sound of two people in love, but Lowland Hum does that effortlessly. The married couple's music is mostly unadorned and pure, with considerable attention to detail. More....
  9. Asaf Avidan: Tiny Desk Concert
    A well-known Israeli singer, formerly with a folkish rock band called Asaf Avidan & The Mojos, Avidan has a new record and no U.S. record label to put it out. But he's on a solo tour that's stunning. More....
  10. Brass Bed: Tiny Desk Concert
    The four guys in the Louisiana band buck a long streak of bad luck on the road and make it to the NPR Music offices for a memorable performance. More....

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