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

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Introducing Tiny Desk Playlists

The best of NPR Music's Tiny Desk concert series.

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Lankum

The award-winning Irish quartet performs three songs from its latest album, The Livelong Day, at the Tiny Desk.

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Raul Midón (Home) Concert

The jazz singer and guitarist has multiple Grammy nominations to his name. He performed five songs for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.

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Alex Isley (Home) Concert

The R&B singer, whose music appeared on Season 4 of Insecure, performs four songs for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.

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Ashley McBryde (Home) Concert

The country singer performed four songs from her latest album, Never Will, including one of our top 25 songs of 2019.

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Frances Quinlan

The frontwoman of the indie-rock band Hop Along made her second appearance at the Tiny Desk, this time performing songs from her debut solo album.

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Braxton Cook Plays A Jazz-Infused Tiny Desk From Home

Braxton Cook has supported artists at the Tiny Desk on three separate occasions. This time around, he takes center seat, so to speak, from the comfort of his sunny New Jersey home.

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Watch Lianne La Havas Play A Tiny Desk From Home

Lianne La Havas plays a Tiny Desk from her cozy London space. Her set includes two songs from her upcoming, self-titled album.

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Jon Batiste Premieres New Music At The Tiny Desk

Jon Batiste premieres new songs and takes us through some of the many sides of his rich musical history at the Tiny Desk.

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Buck Curran Plays A Tiny Desk From His Home In Italy

The American guitarist met Adele Pappalardo years ago while touring Italy. They perform droning psych-folk songs together from their Bergamo home.

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Watch Daughter Of Swords Play The Tiny Desk

Alexandra Sauser-Monnig returns to the Tiny Desk with her band Daughter of Swords, showcasing new music as well as songs from 2019's gorgeous Dawnbreaker album.

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Watch Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani Play The Tiny Desk

The harpsichord is alive and well. Watch Mahan Esfahani give the first solo harpsichord recital at the Tiny Desk, playing music that spans over 250 years.

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The Pop Ups (Home) Concert

For "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day," The Pop Ups save the earth from an asteroid, explain sound waves through a sing-a-long and a keytar, and encourage us all to invent and create.

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The Free Nationals And Anderson .Paak Return To The Tiny Desk

The Free Nationals and Anderson .Paak make their triumphant return to the Tiny Desk along with some other special guests.

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Lang Lang (Home) Concert

Watch the superstar pianist at home in Shanghai, China, play a soothing Chopin Nocturne and Bach you can dance to.

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Watch Laura Marling Play A Tiny Desk From Home

Laura Marling delivers an intimate performance of songs from her just-released record Song For Our Daughter in her living room.