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Baths: Tiny Desk Concert

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September 4, 2013 Watch Baths, a.k.a. Will Wiesenfeld, as he performs mysterious, textured electronic music in the NPR offices. Showcasing new songs from this year's Obsidian, Wiesenfeld and partner Morgan Greenwood enchant in a perfect introduction to their work.

Baths, a.k.a. Will Wiesenfeld, plays mysterious and textured electronic music. When Wiesenfeld came to the Tiny Desk, I expected contemplative tones and a laid-back performance; he does, after all, call his project Baths. But what sets him apart from the vast majority of like-minded performers is that his music doesn't get buried behind the buttons or lost in a hypnotic glaze.

Wiesenfeld is an extrovert live, and at the Tiny Desk, he sounds vibrant and compelling as he performs songs from this year's Obsidian. His partner Morgan Greenwood, an accomplished music-maker in his own right, keeps the music dense but frees up Wiesenfeld to sing with few distractions; there's a mind-meld between the two that's undeniable. They're not accustomed to playing in the light of day, but they enchant in this perfect introduction to their work.

Set List
  • "Miasma Sky"
  • "Phaedra"
  • "Ocean Death"
Credits

Producers: Bob Boilen, Denise DeBelius; Editor: Parker Miles Blohm; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; Videographers: Parker Miles Blohm, Denise DeBelius, Gabriella Garcia-Pardo, Erica Yoon; photo by Chloe Coleman/NPR

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