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Nilüfer Yanya: Tiny Desk Concert


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There's a hushed quality to Nilüfer Yanya's music that made the Tiny Desk the perfect showcase for her sound. At moments, the music felt like an eruption waiting to happen. Link in bio.

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Rhiannon Giddens' music is intense, infused with intellect and deep purpose. Watch her perform tracks from 'There is No Other,' her most recent release recorded with her musical partner, Francesco Turrisi.


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The musical 'Come From Away' tells the story of the airline passengers grounded in remote Gander, Newfoundland, in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. As one performer explained, "The story we tell is

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There was a distinct feeling of history in the air when Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley took his place in our office with his band. With eyes shut, he dug deep into the healing power of music with songs from

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It's 10 years almost to the day since we published The Tallest Man On Earth's Tiny Desk in 2009. Now, almost 850 Tiny Desk Concerts later, he returns with a touch of grey and a beard but the same intensity.

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R&B hasn't sounded the same since The-Dream changed the game. Backed by keys, drums, bass and a three-piece horn section, The-Dream delivered his lyrics with that signature high-pitched whisper, just

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Dan Tepfer has transformed the acoustic piano entirely with his new project, ‘Natural Machines.’ Watch the keys and you'll see this Disklavier — a player piano — plucking notes on its own. Link

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There is joy and thoughtfulness in the music of Mandolin Orange. The two of them sing and play in such complementary ways; it's heartwarming to watch the ease with which they perform and harmonize. Link

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Nicole Bus had an immediate presence about her — a glow that radiated from all 6'1" of her as she sauntered into the Tiny Desk area. Her sound is reminiscent of vintage R&B, yet still feels current,