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Thursday, April 02, 2020
In the spirit of getting creative during the era of social distancing, we asked for advice for filming a Tiny Desk Contest entry by yourself. Unsigned artists can enter the Contest through April 27.
Monday, March 16, 2020
The former One Direction singer gave a charming performance of "Watermelon Sugar," "Adore You" and other cuts from his latest album, Fine Line.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Our favorite Tiny Desk Contest entries this week include a playful jazz track, a tender love song, an empathetic look at city life and more.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Stream tracks from our Tiny Desk Contest winners, plus artists who have entered the Contest and later performed behind Bob Boilen's desk.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Throughout the next few months, we'll be sharing some of the many Contest entries that have caught our attention. This week, we're celebrating inspired hip-hop, power-stance-worthy pop and more.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Mike Hadreas new album as Perfume Genius, Set My Heart On Fire Immediately, is out in May. Its first single features a video that "envisions an end of the world where there are no boundaries."
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Send in your video before midnight ET on March 30. If you win, you'll play your very own Tiny Desk concert at NPR's headquarters in Washington, D.C., and tour the country with NPR Music.
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
A mountainous landscape, a flowy jumpsuit, serene horses and a beautiful song: What more could you want?
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
While members of Hop Along appear on her solo debut, Likewise is decidedly Frances Quinlan's vision. Her voice and unique, meandering melodies sit at the forefront of an inquisitive record.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Mackenzie Scott's fourth record, which came after a period of self-reflection and romantic pursuit, is fixated on desire. "I want people to understand that women can burn for each other," she says.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Katie Crutchfield's fifth album as Waxahatchee is full of clear-eyed self-reflection, with the distortion dialed down.
Thursday, December 26, 2019
NPR Music staffers Marissa Lorusso and Tom Huizenga give out superlatives for the best moments in music this past year, including a single breath of operatic singing and an epic guitar solo.
Monday, November 25, 2019
The singer brought a sparkling pop-disco vibe and a lot of swagger to the sun-filled Tiny Desk.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Nandi Bushell's video has it all: style, timing and mind-melting screams. She absolutely crushes it.
Friday, November 01, 2019
Judging from its first single, the band's self-titled album — out in December — will be just as atmospheric and beautiful as fans have come to expect.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Beneath the veneer of provocation, Andrea Long Chu's book is surprisingly tender, aiming to care for a universal ache — the frayed knot of selfhood, desire and power.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Likewise comes out Jan. 31. Its first single brings empathy and courage to a nightmarish dream.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
With the help of some powerful performances, let's just get it all out. It'll be fine.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Big Thief's second album of 2019, Two Hands, is out later this month. "Forgotten Eyes," the latest single, calls out for compassion.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Rosetta Tharpe was a huge star in her era and set the template for rock and roll. So why was she absent from popular consciousness after her death — and why did it take decades to revive her legacy?