Dana Falconberry performs a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR Music in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2013. Gabriella Demczuk/NPR hide caption

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Dana Falconberry

Watch Falconberry and five bandmates perform three delicate songs from her recent album Leelanau.

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Time For Three

Hear the "classically trained garage band" perform with staggering technique and contagious energy.

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Guards

Hear three sturdy pop songs from In Guards We Trust, performed live at the NPR Music offices.

Cheyenne Mize performs a Tiny Desk Concert on May 16, 2013. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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Cheyenne Mize

The singer, instrumentalist and music therapist plays slinky, forceful songs at NPR Music.

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Alice Russell

When the British singer performs, her emotionally fiery music just gets hotter and grittier.

Frank Turner performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in June. Hayley Bartels/NPR hide caption

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Frank Turner

Two men with unplugged instruments convey the bawdy rowdiness of a full band.

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Skinny Lister

The rowdy English folk-punk band brings its barely controlled mayhem to the NPR Music offices.

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Cheick Hamala Diabate

The Malian musician and his band craft melodies and rhythms that cut across age and ethnicity.

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Laura Mvula

The U.K. singer performs some of her most intimate material in a short set at the NPR Music offices.

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Maya Beiser

A brilliant cellist with a stunning command of her instrument, Beiser performs at the NPR offices.