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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

739 Ratings
Average Ratings
571
61
46
28
33

LOVED D.R.A.M.

By emgarth - Aug 09 2019
Read more
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
Read more
Daniel Caesar & Tyler the Creator are some of my favorite performances. Great showcase, NPR!
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Tiny Desk Concerts - Video

Latest release on Jun 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: 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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Rank #3: 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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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: 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

19mins

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Rank #7: 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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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: 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

16mins

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Rank #11: Harry Styles

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The former One Direction singer gave a charming performance of "Watermelon Sugar," "Adore You" and other cuts from his latest album, Fine Line.

Mar 16 2020

19mins

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Rank #12: 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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Rank #13: 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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Rank #14: 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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Rank #15: 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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Rank #16: 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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Rank #17: 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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Rank #18: Moonchild

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The LA-based trio makes an intricate blend of jazz, R&B and hip-hop. For their Tiny Desk set, they pulled out all the stops: flutes, flugelhorns, saxophones, keyboards, ukuleles and more.

Dec 16 2019

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Rank #19: 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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Rank #20: 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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