NPR Music: Tiny Desk Concerts

Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR's All Songs Considered features your favorite musicians performing at Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR Music office. This is the AUDIO only archive.

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Tue January 17, 2012
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Screaming Females: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Tue January 17, 2012 8:38 am

Mallory Benedict/NPR


Mon January 9, 2012
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Le Butcherettes: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Mon January 9, 2012 9:42 am

Cristina M. Fletes NPR

By Jasmine Garsd

The day I met Teresa Suarez, a.k.a. Le Butcherettes singer Teri Gender Bender, I was a bit nervous. I love Le Butcherettes' spirited music and admire her thoughtful comments on the state of Latin rock, gender politics and ethnic identity in Mexico. But I only knew her as a superb, aggressive performer, and wondered what she'd be like off stage and in person.

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Tue December 20, 2011
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The Music Tapes: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Tue December 20, 2011 9:03 am

Cristina Fletes/NPR

By Bob Boilen

Somewhere inside the body of Julian Koster — the Elephant 6 and Neutral Milk Hotel alumnus who once released an entire album of Christmas songs performed on a singing saw — lives a 13-year-old boy filled with wonder, imagination and a talent for spinning a good, quirky tale. Just in time for the holidays, and with the season in mind, Koster and his friends brought those wide-eyed songs and earnest spirit to the NPR Music offices for a joyful and strange Tiny Desk Concert performance.

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