Tiny Desk Intimate concerts, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.
Tiny Desk

Tiny Desk

Intimate video performances, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen

Flasher performs a Tiny Desk Concert on July 9, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Flasher

The precise serrations of Washington, D.C. band Flasher get softened for a visit to the Tiny Desk — their vocals, normally side-by-side rushing electric instruments, get the center stage treatment.

Lalah Hathaway performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 12, 2018. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Lalah Hathaway

The veteran singer showcases her soaring powerfully expressive voice in a performance that bridges several generations of classic soul.

The King's Singers perform a Tiny Desk Concert on April 19, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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The King's Singers

The storied vocal ensemble brings close harmony singing to a diverse set list that includes a Beatles tune and a bawdy madrigal from the 1500s.

Ólafur Arnalds performs a Tiny Desk Concert on July 3, 2018 (Eric Lee/NPR). Eric Lee/NPR hide caption

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Ólafur Arnalds

The Icelandic composer is joined by two "ghost" pianists, making mysterious and memorable music at the Tiny Desk.

The Midnight Hour (Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge) performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 18, 2018 (Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR). Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR hide caption

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The Midnight Hour

A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad and composer Adrian Younge brought their Luke Cage-inspired collaboration to the Tiny Desk.

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Mumu Fresh Feat. Black Thought & DJ Dummy

Occasionally a new voice emerges so rich in experience that the only way to describe it is old soul.

Rev. Sekou and the Seal Breakers perform a Tiny Desk Concert on June 13, 2018. Eric Lee/NPR hide caption

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Rev. Sekou And The Seal Breakers

Rev. Sekou and the Seal Breakers gave one of the most rousing Tiny Desks we've ever had, opening with one question: "Do you want to get free?"

Frédéric Yonnet performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 7, 2018. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Dave Chappelle Guest Hosts Frédéric Yonnet's Tiny Desk

Yonnet is a magician on the harmonica. You'll see why he's performed with Stevie Wonder, Prince and Ed Sheeran.

PJ Morton performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 20, 2016. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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PJ Morton

New Orleans' native son brought his musical Gumbo — and a 10-piece orchestra — to the Tiny Desk for some well-seasoned soul and a lesson in creative freedom.

Golden Dawn Arkestra performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 6, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR). Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Golden Dawn Arkestra

Join the "Children of the Sun" - or sit back and enjoy the spectacle - in this Tiny Desk experience.

Dave Matthews performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 11, 2018 (Samantha Clark/NPR). Samantha Clark/NPR hide caption

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Dave Matthews

The star sheds his band for a warm, winning, utterly game, happily overstuffed five-song performance of songs from across his long career.

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Rakim

Watch the New York rap icon perform "Paid In Full" and "Know The Ledge," as well as a new song for Marvel's Luke Cage, at the Tiny Desk.

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From The Top

A handful of teenagers, and a 12-year-old violinist, from the radio show From the Top, give sparkling performances, proving there's a bright future for classical music.

The Messthetics perform a Tiny Desk Concert on April 26, 2018. Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR hide caption

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The Messthetics

The bassist and drummer from D.C.'s pioneering punk band Fugazi join guitarist Anthony Pirog for a set of thrilling, sometimes loud and frenetic instrumentals.

Khalid performs a Tiny Desk Concert June 5, 2018. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Khalid

Watch the 20-year-old star perform acoustic versions of "Location," "Saved" and "Young Dumb & Broke."