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Daughter

Pretty and melancholy, the Londoners' music conjures a perfect mix of gloom, desire and hostility.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Shovels & Rope

The husband-and-wife duo mixes rowdy folk-rock and rootsy ballads, with the help of a canine friend.

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Keaton Henson

Henson's voice is so fragile and hushed, if you were 10 feet away from him you'd barely hear a peep.

Dana Falconberry performs a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR Music in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2013. Gabriella Demczuk/NPR hide caption

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Dana Falconberry

Watch Falconberry and five bandmates perform three delicate songs from her recent album Leelanau.