Khaira Arby and band performing their Tiny Desk Concert September 17, 2010. Abby Verbosky/NPR hide caption

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Khaira Arby

Watch Mali's queen of desert rock unveil her stunning vocal chops at the NPR Music offices.

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Los Lobos

This set from the NPR Music office has something new, something old and something to dance to.

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Black Dub

In an intimate four-song set, Daniel Lanois and Trixie Whitley sound warm, vulnerable and ferocious.

Rana Santacruz performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on September 17, 2010. Abby Verbosky/NPR hide caption

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Rana Santacruz

In honor of the Day of the Dead, Santacruz performs at the NPR offices in traditional mariachi garb.