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Wed December 7, 2011
Tiny Desk Concerts

Mates Of State: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Mon December 5, 2011 10:03 am

Mallory Benedict/NPR
  • Audio Only: Mates Of State's Tiny Desk Concert

Mates of State's music isn't the stuff of unplugged busking in subway stations, or of singing listeners to sleep. It's big, broad and bold — voices shouting in unison over arrangements that swell and billow. In short, it may be too expansive to fit behind Bob Boilen's desk, let alone find an appropriate showcase at noontime on a fall day with lots of natural light.

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