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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.Are you a fancy A/V nerd and need video? Visit our new Tiny Desk Concert video channel. Eye-popping video and all of the music you've come to expect.

Restorations: Tiny Desk Concert

Restorations' LP3 was a gorgeous, vulnerable and big-hearted rock and roll record with three electric guitars dialed to the lump in your throat. A year since its release, these introspective anthems about self-doubt and uncertainty still ring true and take on a whole new power live.

Fearing for the safety of the Beatles and Devo figurines perched on the wall of the Tiny Desk, those complex, decibel-shattering arrangements are stripped down to a few guitars and a MiniKorg. Jon Loudon's gravelly voice is major presence on Restorations records, and doesn't tone anything down here, shouting down the climactic chorus of "Separate Songs" and joined by his bandmates in three-part harmony for "The Future."

Set List

  • "Separate Songs"
  • "Tiny Prayers"
  • "The Future"
  • Credits

    Producers: Lars Gotrich, Morgan Walker; Audio Engineer: Brian Jarboe; Videographers: Morgan Walker, Morgan McCloy; Assistant Producer: Lani Milton; photo by Morgan McCloy/NPR

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