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The Tiny Desk Concert Contest Winner Is...

Out of thousands of submissions, one soulful musician came out on top.

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The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

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Ambre Nils Frahm
Tristana Nils Frahm
Beacher Enemies
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Smoking's Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

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The Awakening of a Woman (Burnout) The Cinematic Orchestra
Reel Life (Evolution II) The Cinematic Orchestra
Arab Medley Avishai Cohen
Shlosre Avishai Cohen
Cadenza on the Night Plain: Cadenza: Cello The Kronos Quartet
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The Tiny Desk Concert Contest Winner Is ...

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Lost in a Crowd Fantastic Negrito
Discontinued NOMO
Lemming Ade Chris Dundas/Arild Andersen/Bendik Hofseth/Patrice Heral
You're Gonna Tempt Me Chris Dundas/Arild Andersen/Bendik Hofseth/Patrice Heral
Union Jacob Varmus
Goodnight Kinyah Rudy Royston
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Play on Words Rudy Royston
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Miniseries Explores The Ugly Fallout Of A Disciplinary 'Slap'

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Untitled Amit Peled
Zinc Zoe Keating
Zinc Zoe Keating
Our Nights Unwed Sailor
Riddle of Stars Unwed Sailor
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