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Saintseneca

In the NPR offices, the Ohio band plays three alternately brooding and stomping songs from Dark Arc.

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Highasakite

Watch an atmospheric Norwegian band with a yearning sound. Also: See a flugabone!

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Hamilton Leithauser

In this three-song set, the Walkmen singer demonstrates that he's lost none of his vocal power.

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Marisa Anderson

The guitarist kicks up some dirt with a Rev. Gary Davis deconstruction and a Stratocaster hoedown.

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Holly Williams

The singer has a magnificent way with phrasing, not to mention a remarkable country-music lineage.

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John Grant

Grant's songs don't mess around, with lyrics that function as darts of retort and thought.

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Moon Hooch

They call what they make "cave music" — but it's just as powerful at the Tiny Desk.

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The Foreign Exchange

Watch the Tiny Desk turn into a church, comedy club and neo-soul spot.

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Lydia Loveless

The 23-year-old singer-guitarist performs gritty, countrified blues-rock in the NPR Music offices.