NPR Music: Tiny Desk Concerts

Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR's All Songs Considered features your favorite musicians performing at Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR Music office. This is the AUDIO only archive.

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9:57am

Thu January 26, 2012
Tiny Desk Concerts

Anna Calvi: Tiny Desk Concert

Cristina M. Fletes NPR

Anna Calvi is a brilliant guitar player, and if it stopped there, I'd still be captivated by her music. But Calvi's playing is only the underpinning of the superb songs she writes and sings — and that's saying nothing of her incredible voice.

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11:03am

Mon January 23, 2012
Tiny Desk Concerts

Glenn Jones: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Mon January 23, 2012 10:28 am

Mallory Benedict/NPR

By Lars Gotrich

Glenn Jones has only taken up the banjo recently, but it's as if he's been inside the instrument for a lifetime. At least that's how it felt when he opened his set with a modal piece that might have felt more appropriate played next to a quiet creek than behind our desks at the NPR Music offices.

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8:42am

Thu January 19, 2012
Tiny Desk Concerts

Jake Schepps' Expedition Quartet: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Thu January 19, 2012 8:24 am

Cristina M. Fletes/NPR

11:01am

Tue January 17, 2012
Tiny Desk Concerts

Screaming Females: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Tue January 17, 2012 8:38 am

Mallory Benedict/NPR

1:15pm

Mon January 9, 2012
Tiny Desk Concerts

Le Butcherettes: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Mon January 9, 2012 9:42 am

Cristina M. Fletes NPR

By Jasmine Garsd

The day I met Teresa Suarez, a.k.a. Le Butcherettes singer Teri Gender Bender, I was a bit nervous. I love Le Butcherettes' spirited music and admire her thoughtful comments on the state of Latin rock, gender politics and ethnic identity in Mexico. But I only knew her as a superb, aggressive performer, and wondered what she'd be like off stage and in person.

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