Tiny Desk

Tiny Desk

Intimate video performances, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen

Dark Meat

Dark Meat has as many as 20 members. We fit as many as we could behind Bob Boilen's desk.

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The Swell Season

Hear Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, stars of the movie Once, playing six new songs and an encore.

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Sarah Siskind

In this video shot at the NPR Music offices, Siskind showcases a voice that's both honeyed and raw.

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Dave Douglas Brass Ecstasy

Or, the day a trumpet, trombone, French horn and tuba played us a soulful Rufus Wainwright cover.

Bill Callahan

Watch the artist formerly known as Smog play a three-song set that's almost eerily transfixing.

Julie Doiron

After a few restarts, the singer played a bare, stark, memorable solo set in the NPR Music offices.

Maria Taylor

Hear the singer-songwriter's tender, winsome music, performed live in the NPR Music offices.

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The Avett Brothers

Hear the harmony-drenched roots-rock band perform a kinetic, frenetic set in the NPR Music offices.

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Jason Vieaux

The classical guitarist plays with a clear, lyrical technique in music from the baroque and beyond.

Great Lake Swimmers

Singer Tony Dekker performs three songs at the desk of All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen.