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Tiny Desk Concerts

The Dismemberment Plan

The band exudes playfulness and wry charm throughout these three songs from Uncanney Valley.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Waxahatchee

This is Katie Crutchfield as Waxahatchee, playing intimate music for an intimate setting.

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All Songs TV

Pixies, 'What Goes Boom'

The band agrees to explode Joey Santiago after learning it couldn't afford a more elaborate video.

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Front Row

Poli├ža, Live In Concert

Hear the acclaimed electro-pop act, led by singer Channy Leaneagh, perform live at the 9:30 Club.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Neko Case

Watch a Halloween Tiny Desk Concert in which Case performs with Kelly Hogan and Eric Bachmann.