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Tiny Desk Concerts - Video

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Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR's All Songs Considered features your favorite musicians performing at Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR Music office. Watch videos from Passion Pit, The xx, Wilco, Adele, Phoenix, Tinariwen, tUnE-yArDs and many more.

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Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR's All Songs Considered features your favorite musicians performing at Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR Music office. Watch videos from Passion Pit, The xx, Wilco, Adele, Phoenix, Tinariwen, tUnE-yArDs and many more.

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LOVED D.R.A.M.

By emgarth - Aug 09 2019
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I just really loved D.R.A.M.’s session so much and I want to give it a shout out, lol.

Daniel Caesar... Tyler the Creator

By cmnyc4 - Jun 09 2018
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Daniel Caesar & Tyler the Creator are some of my favorite performances. Great showcase, NPR!

iTunes Ratings

685 Ratings
Average Ratings
531
56
43
26
29

LOVED D.R.A.M.

By emgarth - Aug 09 2019
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I just really loved D.R.A.M.’s session so much and I want to give it a shout out, lol.

Daniel Caesar... Tyler the Creator

By cmnyc4 - Jun 09 2018
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Daniel Caesar & Tyler the Creator are some of my favorite performances. Great showcase, NPR!

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Tiny Desk Concerts - Video

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Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR's All Songs Considered features your favorite musicians performing at Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR Music office. Watch videos from Passion Pit, The xx, Wilco, Adele, Phoenix, Tinariwen, tUnE-yArDs and many more.

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

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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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Tyler, The Creator

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

Dec 11 2017

24mins

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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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The Crossrhodes

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The Crossrhodes showed up to the Tiny Desk with game faces on, bringing with it a locally cultivated, globally appreciated energy.

Feb 09 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

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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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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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Randy Newman

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

Oct 10 2017

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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

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Erykah Badu

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The singer's performance at the Tiny Desk was an almost spiritual experience, leaving many at the NPR Music offices in awe.

Aug 15 2018

15mins

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Tyler Childers

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Tyler Childers writes songs about hard lives and hard love with direct heart and a soulful Kentucky drawl.

Apr 11 2018

9mins

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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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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

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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

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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

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Billy Corgan

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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.

Nov 20 2017

12mins

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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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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

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DAWN

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DAWN has a breathless enthusiasm for shape-shifting pop music. She strips three songs to just the essentials, illuminating the impeccable songwriting behind her wild combination of sounds.

Aug 10 2018

11mins

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Freddie Gibbs And Madlib

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The enigmatic and reclusive producer Madlib joins hard-hitting emcee Freddie Gibbs for one of the most memorable Tiny Desks of the year.

Dec 06 2019

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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

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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

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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 15 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

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