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On 'Ignorance,' The Weather Station Compels You To Care

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."


Sylvain Sylvain, New York Dolls Guitarist, Dies At 69

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.


2021 Music Preview: 'Little Oblivions,' 'Collapsed In Sunbeams'

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.


Anjimile Just Can't Wait To Be King

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.


Mark Kozelek, Of Sun Kil Moon And Red House Painters, Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Thursday, August 13, 2020

The established indie singer and songwriter was accused in a report published by Pitchfork on Thursday.


Stream NPR Music's Southern Rap Canon Playlist

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.


Sufjan Stevens Announces New Solo Album 'The Ascension'

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Stevens' eighth solo studio album will be released September 25, with its first single coming on Friday.


Vera Lynn, Singer Of Timeless Classics In WWII-Era Britain, Dies At 103

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Lynn became a household name in the U.K. amidst World War II, all but singlehandedly maintaining the morale of British soldiers on the front lines.


Meet The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest Community

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

To give you a sense of what our team saw in the thousands of Contest entries this year, we're counting down the 2020 Contest by the numbers. Plus, we have a supercut video of the Contest community.


Tiny Desk Contest: Celebrating The Artists Who Keep Coming Back

Thursday, May 28, 2020

We love seeing new faces in the Tiny Desk Contest — but it's especially exciting when artists come back year after year. This week, we're featuring musicians who have entered three or more times.


Perfume Genius Expands Rock's Body Language

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Ahead of the release of Perfume Genius' fifth studio album, two NPR Music writers discuss how Mike Hadreas' career has helped set a new standard for the exploration of movement and identity in rock.


The Best 2020 Tiny Desk Contest Entries We Saw This Week: Volume 8

Thursday, May 14, 2020

While our judges search for the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest winner, we're sharing even more entries we love. This week's selection includes songs perfect for reflection, daydreaming and solo dance parties.


Frances Quinlan: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The frontwoman of the indie-rock band Hop Along made her second appearance at the Tiny Desk, this time performing songs from her debut solo album.


The Best 2020 Tiny Desk Contest Entries We Saw This Week: Volume 7

Thursday, May 07, 2020

The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest closed for entries on April 27. As our judges comb through entries to find a winner, we're sharing some of the best entries we saw in the Contest's final weeks.


Tiny Desk Contest 2020: Entries That Help Us Feel Connected

Thursday, April 30, 2020

The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest closed for entries on April 27. As we comb through entries to find our winner, we're sharing songs that help us feel connected in this time of isolation and uncertainty.


The Best 2020 Tiny Desk Contest Entries We Saw This Week: Volume 6

Thursday, April 23, 2020

This week's entries include a call for justice, an urge to reconcile our differences and an invitation to dance. If you want to send us your song, don't delay: There's less than a week left to enter.


Tiny Desk Contest: Celebrating Creative 2020 Entries Filmed In Quarantine

Thursday, April 16, 2020

We're impressed by the ingenuity we've seen from Contest entrants making great music under less-than-ideal circumstances. If you have a song you'd like us to hear, you can enter until April 27.


The Best 2020 Tiny Desk Contest Entries We Saw This Week: Volume 5

Thursday, April 09, 2020

This week, our favorite entries bring you raucous guitars, resilience, contemplation and lots of houseplants. There's still time to enter; send us your video by April 27.


Tiny Tech Tips: Recording Your Tiny Desk Contest Entry At Home

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.


Harry Styles: Tiny Desk Concert

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.