Bob Boilen

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Join NPR Music's Listening Party For Fiona Apple's 'Fetch The Bolt Cutters'

Friday, April 17, 2020

Today at 3 p.m. ET, we will host a listening party for Fiona Apple's first album in eight years. Join the chat room, ask our expert panel questions and shout your love.


Laura Marling: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Laura Marling delivers an intimate performance of songs from her just-released record Song For Our Daughter in her living room.


Angelica Garcia: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

With a great deal of "Salva-Mex-American" pride, Angelica Garcia performs three songs from her album, Cha Cha Palace at the Tiny Desk.


Kevin Morby And Waxahatchee: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

From Kevin Morby's tiny desk in Kansas City, Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee duet.


Tōth: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 13, 2020

Alex Toth, who played the Tiny Desk back in 2015 as a member of Rubblebucket returns front and center with his own band, Tōth.


John Prine Tribute: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Saturday, April 11, 2020

From Margo Price to Nathaniel Rateliff, watch five artists perform their favorite John Prine tunes from their homes (and bathtubs) in honor of one of the greatest songwriters of any generation.


King Princess: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

From her "quarantine shed" in Hawaii, King Princess performs three songs from Cheap Queen in ways we never would have imagined.


Ben Gibbard: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Saturday, April 04, 2020

The Death Cab For Cutie frontman performs a new song and pays tribute to Fountains of Wayne songwriter Adam Schlesinger in this quarantine concert.


Jesca Hoop: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, April 03, 2020

You'll want to watch this deeply reflective and personal Tiny Desk concert.


A List Of The Songs Named In Bob Dylan's 'Murder Most Foul'

Friday, March 27, 2020

There are more than 70 songs mentioned or referenced in Bob Dylan's new 17-minute single, "Murder Most Foul." Listen to them all.


Tarriona 'Tank' Ball: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Friday, March 27, 2020

"Don't go out to the cookout." The leader of Tank and the Bangas spreads pure joy from her living room in New Orleans.


Margo Price & Jeremy Ivey: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, March 26, 2020

One of Nashville's most talented couples took to their attic for a three-song set, including an unrecorded song that speaks to what so many of us our feeling right now.


Soccer Mommy: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The New Normal includes some Tiny Desk concerts without the Tiny Desk. Sophie Allison, aka Soccer Mommy, performed a short set while quarantining in her Nashville home during the coronavirus crisis.


Arthur Moon: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, March 20, 2020

The New York band (yes, band) is reminiscent of Talking Heads, Laurie Anderson and Dirty Projectors. Watch the five-piece play three songs at the Tiny Desk.


Hear From SXSW Artists Who Entered The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest

Thursday, March 19, 2020

SXSW is usually a great place to discover new artists. When this year's festival was canceled, we asked unsigned artists who were planning to go to enter the Tiny Desk Contest. Here are their entries.


Taimane: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, March 06, 2020

Within the first moments of Taimane's magical set, we hear her play fiery flamenco, a famous phrase from the opera Carmen, a touch of Bach and more than a nod to her Hawaiian homeland.


Mellotron Variations: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Robby Grant, Pat Sansone (Wilco), Jonathan Kirkscey and John Medeski (Medeski, Martin & Wood) give an all-Mellotron performance, making music of magic and mystery.


Indigo Sparke: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The Australian singer transforms the NPR Music offices with a voice that, at moments, comes as a whisper.


Jenny Lewis: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, February 24, 2020

A consummate storyteller, going as far back to her days with her band Rilo Kiley, the words of Jenny Lewis comfort and inspire.


Elisapie: Tiny Desk Concert

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The Canadian singer-songwriter gives a deep, soulful performance against a sometimes moody backdrop of bass saxophone and bowed guitars.