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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.

Location:

Washington, DC

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NPR

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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.

Twitter:

@allsongs

Language:

English

Contact:

NPR 635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 513-3232


Episodes

Allen Stone

3/30/2020
The soul singer demonstrated a commitment to the Tiny Desk that we rarely, if ever, see.

Duration:00:20:25

The Black Crowes

3/23/2020
Chris and Rich Robinson revisit songs from their debut album, Shake Your Money Maker.

Duration:00:18:44

Rex Orange County

3/18/2020
Watch the low-key British pop star perform "Sunflower," "Loving Is Easy" and more at the Tiny Desk.

Duration:00:18:39

Harry Styles

3/16/2020
The former One Direction singer gave a charming performance of "Watermelon Sugar," "Adore You" and other cuts from his latest album, Fine Line.

Duration:00:19:21

Chika

3/13/2020
The 23-year old rapper from Alabama went for a stripped-down set anchored by a Peruvian cajón.

Duration:00:18:08

Kirill Gerstein

3/12/2020
Watch the award-winning pianist play a hit by Chopin, a premiere by Thomas Adès and a cherished song by Gershwin dressed in a virtuosic arrangement.

Duration:00:16:52

Taimane

3/6/2020
Within the first moments of Taimane's magical set, we hear her play fiery flamenco, a famous phrase from the opera Carmen, a touch of Bach and more than a nod to her Hawaiian homeland.

Duration:00:17:17

Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science

3/4/2020
The veteran jazz drummer is joined by special guests that include producer and percussionist Kassa Overall and actor Malcolm Jamal Warner, for a potent and deeply moving set.

Duration:00:17:53

Mellotron Variations

3/3/2020
Robby Grant, Pat Sansone (Wilco), Jonathan Kirkscey and John Medeski (Medeski, Martin & Wood) give an all-Mellotron performance, making music of magic and mystery.

Duration:00:17:18

Bob Weir And Wolf Bros

3/2/2020
Weir, along with Don Was and Jay Lane, play a set rich in Grateful Dead lore, including an emotional take on the sing-along, "Ripple."

Duration:00:26:24

Cimafunk

2/28/2020
The band from Havana brings its intoxicating mix of Afro-Cuban dance music and 1970s funk-and-soul to the Tiny Desk.

Duration:00:18:08

Indigo Sparke

2/26/2020
The Australian singer transforms the NPR Music offices with a voice that, at moments, comes as a whisper.

Duration:00:17:09

Jenny Lewis

2/24/2020
A consummate storyteller, going as far back to her days with her band Rilo Kiley, the words of Jenny Lewis comfort and inspire.

Duration:00:14:00

Chris Dave And The Drumhedz

2/24/2020
Chris Dave, your favorite musician's favorite drummer, takes listeners on a journey through a virtual record store, picking up different genres along the way and putting them in your bag.

Duration:00:18:01

Elisapie

2/24/2020
The Canadian singer-songwriter gives a deep, soulful performance against a sometimes moody backdrop of bass saxophone and bowed guitars.

Duration:00:17:35

Snoh Aalegra

2/18/2020
The Iranian-Swedish singer draws her musical cues from Brandy and Sade while racking up a list of collaborators such as Vince Staples, James Fauntleroy and, most recently, Pharrell Williams.

Duration:00:16:43

Laura Stevenson

2/14/2020
Backed by a small string section, Stevenson performed three songs that sounded so gorgeous, an actual marriage proposal broke out shortly after her set ended.

Duration:00:11:40

Mount Eerie With Julie Doiron

2/12/2020
Phil Elverum shares his open wounds — of death, love and the loss of love — in close harmonies, accompanied only by electric and nylon-string guitars.

Duration:00:14:56

Baby Rose

2/10/2020
At 25, she mixes the bluesy melisma of Nina Simone and the deep register of Sarah Vaughan — two of her influences — with songwriting as devastating as her delivery.

Duration:00:18:20

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra

2/9/2020
Here's a first: Steelpans at the Tiny Desk. It's true. Nearly a thousand performances into the series and the instrument has never been featured, until now.

Duration:00:12:14