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Wu Man

Watch the world's reigning pipa virtuoso play ancient music from her Chinese homeland.

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Steve Earle

A singer, author, actor and activist, Earle showcases many of his talents at the NPR Music offices.

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Pokey LaFarge

Watch LaFarge play '20s- and '30s-inspired music with the help of his band, The South City Three.

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Mount Kimbie

Watch the dubstep duo perform our first-ever electronic Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR offices.

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Otis Taylor

Watch the banjo player perform his trademark trance-inducing blues at the NPR Music offices.

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Josh Ritter

Ritter can't hide his enjoyment of a performance, even when his songs convey obsession or disaster.

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Nellie McKay

McKay's bold, audacious personality shines in this set recorded at the NPR Music offices.

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Lizz Wright

In this two-song set at the NPR Music offices, Wright channels the gospel and soul of her past.