Yva Las Vegas plays a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.
Watch Las Vegass bring a punk aesthetic to Venezuelan folk music with a cuatro at the NPR offices.
Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra during Tiny Desk at NPR. (Kainaz Amaria/NPR)
These songs' fervor is the product of a singer armed with intensity and musicians who can match it.
Avital's mandolin sings with the sounds of Ernest Bloch and a raucous Bulgarian folk tune.
Renaud Garcia Fons performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.
Watch the renowned double bassist thump, strum and loop his way through three mesmerizing songs.
Rufus Wainwright performs a Tiny Desk Concert, at the NPR Music offices on July 24, 2012.
By the middle of Wainwright's final song, "Montauk," few dry eyes remained in the NPR offices.
The Zombies perform a Tiny Desk Concert.
Two surviving members of the band still have the same chemistry here in a stripped-down performance.
Known for mixing folk and electronics, Orton unveils three new songs with just an acoustic guitar.
The band makes the Tiny Desk accommodate its booming sound rather than the other way around.
Feder marries classical and folk techniques with otherworldly guitar textures and sounds.
Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale sing sweet but intricate folk-pop songs in the NPR offices.