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Tiny Desk Concerts - Audio

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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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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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Wonderful

By JPal1234 - Sep 28 2019
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Truly great shows, once they do one with Robert Earl Keen they'll truly reach the pinnacle.

Please put on Spotify

By ess004 - Jul 31 2019
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Love this so much. Which I could add into my subscribed on Spotify!

iTunes Ratings

976 Ratings
Average Ratings
759
118
44
29
26

Wonderful

By JPal1234 - Sep 28 2019
Read more
Truly great shows, once they do one with Robert Earl Keen they'll truly reach the pinnacle.

Please put on Spotify

By ess004 - Jul 31 2019
Read more
Love this so much. Which I could add into my subscribed on Spotify!

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Tiny Desk Concerts - Audio

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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.

Chance The Rapper

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Chance The Rapper, fresh from a 23,000-strong, sold-out show the night before, brought a thoughtful and fresh take to his Tiny Desk concert.

Jul 05 2017

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H.E.R.

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The singer stuns in her second appearance at the Tiny Desk, showcasing not only her vocal mastery, but her skills as a captivating multi-instrumentalist.

Dec 12 2018

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Lizzo

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Backed by a band assembled just for this occasion, the breakthrough pop icon performs three joyfully showy songs from Cuz I Love You.

Jul 29 2019

17mins

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Mac Miller

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Mac Miller reflects on his journey's peaks and valleys in a boisterous set of songs from Swimming, featuring special guest Thundercat on "What's the Use?"

Aug 06 2018

17mins

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Tyler, The Creator

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Tyler, The Creator performs songs from his latest album Flower Boy.

Dec 11 2017

19mins

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Dave Matthews

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The star sheds his band for a warm, winning, utterly game, happily overstuffed five-song performance of songs from across his long career.

Jun 27 2018

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Taylor Swift

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As she settled in for this stripped-down set, Taylor Swift looked out over the office. "I just decided to take this as an opportunity to show you guys how the songs sounded when I first wrote them."

Oct 16 2019

29mins

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St. Vincent

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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.

Jan 22 2018

12mins

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Weezer

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Performing unplugged, the band forgoes its usual meticulousness in favor of a shaggy, entirely acoustic mix of new songs and '90s-era deep cuts.

Apr 01 2019

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Florence + the Machine

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"I'm sorry I'm shy," Florence Welch told the crowd of NPR family and friends gathered for her Tiny Desk performance. "If this was a big gig, I'd probably be climbing all over here and running around."

Oct 17 2018

14mins

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Daniel Caesar

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Watch the R&B star-in-the-making perform three songs, including a guest appearance by H.E.R.

Jun 04 2018

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Wu-Tang Clan

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The Clan celebrates its 25th anniversary with an old-school cipher at the Tiny Desk.

Dec 05 2018

20mins

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Hobo Johnson and The Lovemakers

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While this Sacramento, Calif. band didn't win this year's Tiny Desk contest, their video entry, for the song "Peach Scones," was among the more memorable we've ever seen.

Sep 13 2018

15mins

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Paramore

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Paramore captures the moment between rapture and its comedown. Watch the band rearrange songs from its sparkling pop album After Laughter.

Oct 02 2017

12mins

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Gary Clark Jr.

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These three songs, from Clark's incendiary new album This Land, roar with the assurance and force of a showman at the top of his game.

Apr 16 2019

15mins

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John Prine

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For more than 45 years, the legendary John Prine has written some of the most powerful lyrics in the American music canon. He brings some of his best to this unforgettable Tiny Desk performance.

Mar 12 2018

15mins

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Khalid

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Watch the 20-year-old star perform acoustic versions of "Location," "Saved" and "Young Dumb & Broke."

Jun 18 2018

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Blood Orange

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This Blood Orange Tiny Desk is a beautifully conceived concert showing off the craft and care that has made Devonté Hynes a groundbreaking producer and songwriter.

Jan 30 2019

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The Roots feat. Bilal

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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."

Oct 30 2017

12mins

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Maggie Rogers

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The Maryland singer-songwriter and viral star performs three of her best-known songs, including a sweet solo take on her career-making "Alaska."

Aug 07 2017

14mins

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Black Uhuru

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The influential reggae group, whose name means "black freedom," brought songs of solidarity and love to the Tiny Desk.

Dec 02 2019

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Mereba

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A nomadic storyteller with a cross-genre style ranging from folk to rap, Mereba slays the devil in her solo set behind the Desk.

Dec 02 2019

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Carly Rae Jepsen

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The singer brought a sparkling, pop-disco vibe and a lot of swagger to the sun-filled Tiny Desk.

Nov 25 2019

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Igor Levit

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The insightful pianist offers a Beethoven bonanza, ranging from the mesmerizing pulse of the popular "Moonlight" Sonata to flashes of wry humor and tender beauty.

Nov 22 2019

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Snarky Puppy

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The jazz, funk and gospel improv group brought jams and joy to the Tiny Desk.

Nov 20 2019

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Burna Boy

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The Nigerian singer and songwriter is one of the biggest African artists in the world and a pioneer of Afro-fusion, an inescapable sound this year.

Nov 18 2019

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KOKOKO!

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KOKOKO! are sonic warriors. They seized control of the Tiny Desk, shouting their arrival through a megaphone, while electronic sirens begin to blare.

Nov 18 2019

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Sunny War

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Sunny War has been homeless, busked on city streets and Venice Beach, left home feeling she was a burden to her mother, battled addiction and still found a way to bring joy to others thru her music.

Nov 13 2019

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Dave

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The British rapper made a trip all the way from the UK just for this Tiny Desk performance and powered through a set that made the personal political.

Nov 08 2019

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BJ The Chicago Kid

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The 34-year old R&B mainstay used his moment at the desk to fit in as many of his most cherished songs as possible — Nine songs in 17 minutes to be exact.

Nov 06 2019

17mins

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Rio Mira

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Rio Mira's music celebrates life along the river that separates Ecuador and Colombia: soft breezes, loving friends, the embrace of Africa and lots of festejando!

Oct 25 2019

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Chai

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The group from Japan is on a mission to expand the conventional meaning of "cute." Their performance included synchronized dancing, pom-poms and matching pink uniforms, with a heavy, angular sound.

Oct 23 2019

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Jovino Santos Neto Trio

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Along with his trio, the pianist, multi-instrumentalist and composer cast a spell over the NPR Music offices in this joyful turn behind the Tiny Desk.

Oct 21 2019

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Summer Walker

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One week after releasing a record-shattering studio debut, the Atlanta native brings a glowing R&B set to the Tiny Desk.

Oct 21 2019

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Taylor Swift

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As she settled in for this stripped-down set, Taylor Swift looked out over the office. "I just decided to take this as an opportunity to show you guys how the songs sounded when I first wrote them."

Oct 16 2019

29mins

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Brittany Howard

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The Alabama Shakes singer and guitarist brought an eight-piece backing band to the Tiny Desk for a set of deeply personal and affecting songs.

Oct 15 2019

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Charly Bliss

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The vibrancy of the band can feel childlike and candy-coated. But the group's songs are more about the pain of entering adulthood and leaving some of that sweetness behind.

Oct 09 2019

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Sharon Van Etten

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Nearly a decade after her first appearance at the Tiny Desk, Sharon Van Etten returns with a full band and a bigger, bolder sound.

Oct 07 2019

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Molly Sarlé

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After performing at the Tiny Desk as one third of the group Mountain Man, Molly Sarlé returns for a soul-stirring solo performance.

Oct 04 2019

17mins

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Jonas Brothers

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The brothers and their backing band gave a playful performance of three tracks from their latest album, Happiness Begins.

Sep 30 2019

14mins

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