Benjamin Gibbard performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on Nov. 8, 2012. Lauren Rock/NPR hide caption

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Ben Gibbard

For Tiny Desk Concert No. 250, the Death Cab for Cutie and Postal Service singer performs solo.

Jason Lytle performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 28. Ryan Smith/NPR hide caption

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Jason Lytle

The longtime frontman for Grandaddy goes it alone with acoustic solo songs from his latest record.

Passion Pit performs on Tiny Desk on Oct. 15. Ryan Smith/Ryan Smith/NPR hide caption

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Passion Pit

Michael Angelakos makes electro-pop with monster hooks. But his songs are sturdy, versatile things.