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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.More from Tiny Desk Concerts - Audio »

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Tiny Desk Concert with Camané.
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Camané

A major star of fado music in his native Portugal, Camané sings with a silky baritone — and the weight of the world's sadness on his shoulders.

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Tiny Desk Concert with Bellows on April 15, 2015.
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Bellows

What sets Bellows apart from thousands of other guitar-bass-drums bands out there is its heart. These are enchanting songs, with the power to drift in your head for days.

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Tiny Desk Concert with Eskmo on April 13, 2015.
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Eskmo

Plywood shelving from the Tiny Desk, water bottles and a Paul McCartney doll head become percussion instruments in the hands of a man who's part musician, part magician.

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Vijay Iyer Trio performs a Tiny Desk Concert on April 20, 2015.

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Vijay Iyer Trio

Fueled by a dozen years of rhythmic interaction (and a lot of espresso), Iyer's working band transforms selections from throughout the pianist's deep and varied catalog.

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Tiny Desk Concert with Diego El Cigala.
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Diego El Cigala

See a singer called "the Sinatra of flamenco," a musical game changer whose expressive style draws on jazz and a range of other genres.

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Tiny Desk Concert with José González.

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José González

Performing his first new solo songs in seven years, this soft-spoken Swedish singer left an imprint at the Tiny Desk that was gentle and long lasting.

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Tiny Desk Concert with DakhaBrakha on April 3, 2015.
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DakhaBrakha

An acoustic quartet from Kiev, Ukraine whose music encompasses rhythms and sounds from around the world, while remaining joyfully unique. Plus, they wear amazing hats.

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Tiny Desk Concert with Jessie Ware on March 31, 2015.
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Jessie Ware

Ware's singing brings warmth to electronic music and a swooning quality to her own pop, so it's no surprise that her visit to the Tiny Desk was filled with casual poise and spontaneity.

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Tiny Desk Concert with Rosa Díaz on March 31, 2015.
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Rosa Díaz

The singer's lyrics reflect deeply felt emotions in this sophisticated, passionate performance with cellist Daniel de Jesus.

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Jon Reilly (left), Chadwick Stokes and Will Urmston perform a Tiny Desk Concert on March 9, 2015.
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Chadwick Stokes

Stokes' songs feel familiar; they're old friends before you're done hearing them for the first time. Watch the Dispatch and State Radio singer perform his solo material live in the NPR Music offices.

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