Tiny Desk Intimate concerts, recorded live at NPR Music headquarters.

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Intimate concerts, recorded live at NPR Music headquarters

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Tiny Desk Premiere: Yaya Bey

The New York-bred singer-songwriter creates a sense of closeness with her audience in this soul-stirring set.

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Linda May Han Oh

In this Tiny Desk, Oh presents a mix of cuts from her 2023 release, The Glass Hours, and new works.

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El Laberinto del Coco x globalFEST 2024

A five-song set from a genre-bending collective built around the folklore and rhythmic styles of bomba.

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The Spanish duo's timeless, poetic songs evoke images of lyricists and vocalists from centuries past.

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Thandiswa Mazwai x globalFEST 2024

One of post-apartheid South Africa's most influential musicians comes to the Tiny Desk.

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Víkingur Ólafsson

The thoughtful pianist from Iceland plays a set of gentle pieces — from Bach to Bartók — evoking nostalgic memories of his childhood.

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Big Sean

The respected lyricist and hip-hop hitmaker comes to the Desk for one of the longest set lists in Tiny Desk history.

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Soul Glo

For the first time, a hardcore punk band graces the Tiny Desk — and ignites a mosh pit in the office.

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Chappell Roan

The utterly commanding artist takes the Tiny Desk stage with a magnetic performance and a towering wig.

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Justin Timberlake

The artist, who just dropped his new album Everything I Thought It Was, comes to the Tiny Desk with a set that leans heavily on his early solo catalog.

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Jennifer Koh and Missy Mazzoli

Two adventurous musicians trace the history of their fruitful collaboration in a set of pieces both ferocious and beautiful.

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Tiny Desk Concert: 311

What better way to spend March 11 than with 311 bringing love and nostalgia to the Tiny Desk.

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Squirrel Flower

The Chicago-based indie rocker plays stripped back versions of her thundering rock songs.

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Wednesday

"I learned how to play guitar watching Tiny Desk concerts," lead singer Karly Hartzman says. The Asheville rock band translates its noisy, country-influenced sound to a quieter setting.

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Butcher Brown

The Richmond, Va. band brings its signature hot and funky "solar music" to the Desk.

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Kelela

The artist brings a distinctive, creative vision to her Tiny Desk performance.

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Jeezy

The Atlanta superstar focuses on the early chapters of his career in his Tiny Desk.

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Irreversible Entanglements

The free jazz band with a punk ethos runs through six songs without breaks.

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Cinder Well

The California-raised, Ireland-based songwriter performs a set of folk songs that wind around the passage of time.

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Tinashe

Tinashe's Tiny Desk performance proves her artistry has never been one-dimensional.

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Berhana

The Atlanta singer pays homage to his roots with Ethiopian jazz pianist Kibrom Birhane and members of the Ethio Cali band.

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Carrtoons

Ben Carr, who performs as Carrtoons, keeps the producer-led Tiny Desk tradition alive in this set.

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Joshua Redman

Joshua Redman illustrates why he is one of today's best saxophonists.