ScHoolboy Q onstage at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Sunday, February 23rd. Polina Yamshchikov for NPR hide caption

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Front Row

ScHoolboy Q

Watch the Los Angeles rapper perform a loose-limbed, spontaneous and unpretentious set in NYC.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Brass Bed

See the band re-create some of its stellar studio effects with a pedal steel and some novelty mics.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Cate Le Bon

The Welsh singer's set conveys loneliness and doubt with just two guitars and an inviting whisper.