Taken by Trees performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 12, 2012. Lauren Rock/NPR hide caption

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Taken By Trees

Victoria Bergsman's songs seem to come from a place somewhere between a dream state and waking life.

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Front Row

Ray Chen

Watch a stellar rising violinist perform two bonbons in an intimate club performance recorded live.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Martha Wainwright

Wainwright roughs up life's smooth spots, then digs her fingertips into the cracks that form.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Ben Gibbard

For Tiny Desk Concert No. 250, the Death Cab for Cutie and Postal Service singer performs solo.