Tiny Desk Concert

Watch Boygenius Play A Stunning Tiny Desk Concert

Anytime you get a chance to see Boygenius do anything, you need to take full advantage. A few weeks ago, the supergroup of Julien Baker,…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 11:20 am

Jim James – “Over And Over” (Feat. Angel Olsen)

Jim James is taking the song title "Over And Over" very seriously. First the My Morning Jacket frontman included a rocking version of the song…
Chris DeVille | October 26, 2018 - 2:10 pm

Watch Erykah Badu’s Gorgeous Tiny Desk Concert

God-level R&B eminence Erykah Badu releases music on her own terms, whenever she feels like it, and she hasn't felt like it much lately. Other…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2018 - 11:19 am

Watch Mac Miller’s Warm, Reflective Tiny Desk Concert, Featuring Thundercat

On Friday, Mac Miller released his thoughtful, introspective album Swimming. After a year that included a highly publicized breakup and a really bad arrest, Miller…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2018 - 9:53 am

Watch Vagabon Debut “Full Moon In Gemini” In Tiny Desk Concert

Last year, Laetitia Tamko, the New York-based musician and onetime Band To Watch, released Infinite Worlds, one of the best indie rock debuts of 2018.
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2018 - 10:39 am

Watch St. Vincent’s Lovely Acoustic Tiny Desk Concert

St. Vincent's 2017 album MASSEDUCTION leans hard on production tricks, and Annie Clark's live show seems to get more elaborate and conceptual with every year.
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2018 - 9:58 am

Watch Julien Baker’s Powerful Tiny Desk Concert

Not that many people get invited back to do a second installment of NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts series, but Julien Baker is one of the…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2018 - 10:55 am

Watch Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile’s Shaggy, Charming Tiny Desk Concert

Earlier this year, festival-circuit guitar-hero buddies Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile got together to release the loose, dazed, winning collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice. And…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2017 - 9:33 am

Watch Ted Leo’s Solo-Electric Tiny Desk Concert

Earlier this year, Ted Leo came back with The Hanged Man, his first album in seven years. Around the time the album came out, those…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2017 - 10:06 am

Watch Moses Sumney’s Stunning Tiny Desk Concert

The adventurous soul-music impressionist Moses Sumney released his excellent debut album Aromanticism a few months ago, and now he's the latest person to take part…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2017 - 9:44 am

Watch Billy Corgan Sing The Smashing Pumpkins’ “Tonight, Tonight” With A String Section In His Tiny Desk Concert

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan -- who just ditched the William Patrick Corgan moniker and went back to being just "Billy" -- is the…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2017 - 10:54 am

Watch Wyclef Jean’s Loose And Winsome Tiny Desk Concert

Sometimes NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts fly by, but Wyclef Jean took his sweet time and was all the better for it. The former Fugee stretched…
Chris DeVille | November 6, 2017 - 9:49 am

Watch The Roots & Bilal Perform A 12-Minute “It Ain’t Fair” For Tiny Desk Concert

The Roots haven't released a studio album since 2014's ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, and these days, their duties as Tonight Show house band…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2017 - 10:44 am

Watch Japanese Breakfast, With A String Section, Play Tiny Desk Concert

Soft Sounds From Another Planet, the album that Japanese Breakfast released earlier this year, is a gorgeous collection of synthy dreampop. But when band mastermind…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 12:24 pm

Watch Thundercat’s Virtuosic Tiny Desk Concert

When the way-out bass master Thundercat showed up to the NPR studios to record his Tiny Desk Concert, he came in purple dreads, a pink…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 10:21 am