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Tiny Desk Concerts

Rodrigo Amarante

A veteran of Little Joy and Los Hermanos, Amarante makes warm, tender music as a solo artist.

Yasmine Hamdan performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in April 2014. Jim Tuttle/NPR hide caption

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Yasmine Hamdan

The Lebanese singer-songwriter is one of the most groundbreaking musicians in the Middle East.

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All Songs TV

Rodrigo y Gabriela, 'The Russian Messenger'

The duo's latest video is a no-frills performance showcasing their phenomenal guitar work.

Fanfare Ciocarlia performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in January 2014. Jim Tuttle/Jim Tuttle/NPR hide caption

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Fanfare Ciocarlia

The joyous Balkan brass band plays at a pace that would make the Ramones burst into a sweat.

Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan brought her cool, underground electro-pop to globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Front Row

Yasmine Hamdan: globalFEST 2014

Hear a beguiling singer from Lebanon wed French indie-pop with the Beirut underground.