The group doesn't overwhelm so much as it wears listeners down with a subtle charm offensive.
The venerable band sounds as poignant and tender as ever in this performance at the NPR offices.
Holland plays songs with an unadorned tone that makes the voice and lyrics all the more touching.
The Soweto Gospel Choir performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 14, 2011.
The group fuses the music of many Christian cultures, with nods to African songs of celebration.
Afro-Peruvian band Novalima performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 12, 2012.
At the NPR offices, the band plays in a lean, funky configuration that gets the room grooving along.
Caveman writes guitar-based pop songs full of space and melodies you can carry around in your head.
The Canadian singer performs four sweet, warm, relatable songs that soothe as they nourish.
The ensemble employs all kinds of toys, from an amplified cactus to a mug filled with spare change.
Sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg make charming, folk-infused pop music that lulls and enchants.
A soulful master musician from Iran, Kalhor performs a beautiful improvisation at the NPR offices.