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Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Fun! Friends! Spandex! Here's a playlist to pump you up on race day and beyond.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
"Damn" is propulsive, unsettling and exquisite – and an impressive way to kick off the artist's forthcoming sophomore record, one hand on the steering wheel the other sewing a garden.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
It's got the hallmarks of Soccer Mommy's catchy pop leanings – melodramatic yearning, a chorus with big '90s indie-rock energy – but the track also digs into her penchant for eerie production...
Monday, June 28, 2021
Dacus's third album is an intimate collection of snapshots from her youth and teen years. Both searching and empathetic, it channels what it means to revisit the past with the wisdom of distance.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest closed on June 7; now, our judges are looking for a winner. Our favorite entries this week include songs for daydreaming about crushes and nursing old heartaches.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
While our judges search for the winner, we're sharing more entries we love. This week's selection includes an ode to Black identity shot on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.
Monday, June 14, 2021
The classically trained singer, performance artist and writer turns his Tiny Desk (home) concert into a showcase of his dynamism as a performer.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest closed for entries on June 7; now, our judges are looking for a winner. Our recent favorite entries include summery Latin trap, slow-burning blues, shimmering emo and more.
Wednesday, June 09, 2021
Whether you're ready for Hot Vax Summer or preparing for a more cautious reentry to everyday life, roséwave understands. Here are 101 songs to soundtrack your summer, wherever you're at.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
This week's entries include odes to being fed up and a song inspired by silence. If you want to send us your song, don't delay: There's less than a week left to enter this year's Tiny Desk Contest.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Throughout the next few weeks, we'll be sharing some of the many Contest entries that have caught our attention. Our first edition includes folk from California, hip-hop from Maryland and more.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
The Twin Peaks red room is "home" for this critically acclaimed indie rock band's Tiny Desk quarantine concert.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The members of this indie rock trio all sing and play each other's instruments. Watch Palberta perform from a Philly basement in this quarantine concert.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Send in your video before midnight on June 7. If you win, you'll play your very own Tiny Desk concert at NPR's headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, February 04, 2021
During an intense reckoning with the global climate crisis, Tamara Lindeman wrote much her new album. For her, the biggest takeaway was "to acknowledge that I could care this much and this deeply."
Friday, January 15, 2021
Sylvain's rhythm guitar playing was the foundation for the raw, hard-driving sound of the New York Dolls, who presaged punk and new wave and influenced generations of musicians.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Another member of the NPR Music team previews two of the albums she's looking forward to hearing in 2021: Julien Baker's Little Oblivions and Arlo Parks' Collapsed In Sunbeams.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Ahead of the release of their debut album, Giver Taker, the Boston singer-songwriter talks to NPR Music about singing in choirs, healing through songwriting and being inspired by The Lion King.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
The established indie singer and songwriter was accused in a report published by Pitchfork on Thursday.
Monday, August 03, 2020
Stream the songs, plus selected tracks from the albums and mixtapes, that comprise our list of the 130 greatest releases in Southern rap history.