Tiny Desk Intimate concerts, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.

John Moreland performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 27, 2018 (Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR).Morgan Noelle Smith/NPRhide caption

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John Moreland

When you hear John Moreland's sweet voice, it's hard to believe he spent years singing in punk, metal-core and hardcore bands. He plays acoustic guitar now, but his songs are still full of passion.

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O.C.

The veteran Brooklyn rapper was an underground star during hip-hop's golden era. At the Tiny Desk, O.C. made it clear that he hasn't lost his edge.

The Breeders perform a Tiny Desk Concert on March 7, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR).Eslah Attar/NPRhide caption

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The Breeders

The Breeders' dreamy scuzz sounds wiser and more frazzled at the Tiny Desk, featuring the same lineup behind the band's breakout, 1993 album Last Splash.

Jorge Drexer performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 14, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR).Eslah Attar/NPRhide caption

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Jorge Drexler

The Uruguayan singer-songwriter is one of the finest lyricists operating today. Watch his stunning performance behind the Tiny Desk.

Tyler Childers performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 8, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR).Eslah Attar/NPRhide caption

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Tyler Childers

Tyler Childers writes songs about hard lives and hard love with direct heart and a soulful Kentucky drawl.

Lara Bello performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 22, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR).Eslah Attar/NPRhide caption

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Lara Bello

Flamenco, jazz and classical share the stage in this Tiny Desk from one of our favorite Spanish composers.

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Rhye

See the band perform a rare evening Tiny Desk concert, illuminated by flickering lights

Dan Auerbach performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 23, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR).Eslah Attar/NPRhide caption

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Dan Auerbach

The guitarist and singer for The Black Keys and The Arcs brings his Easy Eye Sound Revue to the Tiny Desk, recalling a time and sound from the '60s when southern R&B, including Nashville, was a force.

Dee Dee Bridgewater performs a Tiny Desk Concert on August 11, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR)Claire Harbage/NPRhide caption

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Dee Dee Bridgewater

Bridgewater connects with her roots, her birthplace and the town she's loved all her life, with a set of songs from Memphis.

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Robin Olson

Hear the elusive avant-garde pianist debut a new piece, etched in shimmering chords and dark, lamenting octaves.

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Masta Ace

The Juice Crew legend brought his biggest hit, "Born To Roll," and a heartfelt recollection of his personal journey to the Tiny Desk.

I'm With Her performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 23, 2018 (Eslah Attar/NPR).Eslah Attar/NPRhide caption

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I'm With Her

Aoife O'Donovan, Sarah Jarosz and Sara Watkins are bound by a love for bluegrass, chamber music, jazz, storytelling and singing.

Jenny and the Mexicats performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 28, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR).Jenna Sterner/NPRhide caption

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Jenny And The Mexicats

Sometimes frenetic, sometimes slow and luxurious, the grooves the band creates are the perfect cushion for Jenny Ball's impassioned singing and engaging stage presence.

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Väsen

The Swedish trio brought a 30-string sonic blast to the Tiny Desk, performing on 12-string guitar, viola and the nyckelharpa (a fiddle with keys — think 15th century keytar).

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Cornelius

Cornelius' Keigo Oyamada deconstructs and reassembles music like it's a neon cubist-pop sculpture. On a rare U.S. tour, the Japanese band brought its complex cool to the Tiny Desk.

Raul Midón performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 2, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR).Jenna Sterner/NPRhide caption

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Raul Midón

Raul Midón brought nothing but a guitar and his voice to an extended Tiny Desk set of dense, breathtaking jazz and soul textures.

John Prine performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 9, 2017 (Christina Ascani/NPR).Christina Ascani/NPRhide caption

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John Prine

For more than 45 years, the legendary John Prine has written some of the most powerful lyrics in the American music canon. He brings some of his best to this unforgettable Tiny Desk performance.

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Kuinka

Each year we get thousands of submissions for our annual Tiny Desk contest. Seattle's Kuinka was one of last year's entrants. While they didn't win, we loved them so much we invited them to come play.

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Alex Clare

Clare's songs ask listeners to probe their own emotions through the lens of life's bigger pictures. His visit to Bob Boilen's desk is the perfect setting to bask in the power of his voice.

Big K.R.I.T. performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 8, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR).Jenna Sterner/NPRhide caption

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Big K.R.I.T.

The Mississippi rapper paid homage to his grandmother and performed songs from his new album 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time.

Anna Meredith performs a Tiny Desk Concert on February 5, 2018. (Eslah Attar/NPR)Eslah Attar/NPRhide caption

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Anna Meredith

Out of nearly 700 performances at the Tiny Desk over the past decade, this one by British composer Anna Meredith is one of the most exhilarating.

Roy Ayers performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 24, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR).Jenna Sterner/NPRhide caption

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Roy Ayers

Watch the 77-year-old jazz-funk icon perform "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" (and more) at the Tiny Desk.

Lee Ann Womack performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 15, 2018 (Claire Harbage/NPR).Claire Harbarge/NPRhide caption

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Lee Ann Womack

The Nashville star brought some good old country music stories to the Tiny Desk.

Vagabon performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 31, 2018 (Jenna Sterner/NPR).Jenna Sterner/NPRhide caption

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Vagabon

Laetitia Tamko, the artist known as Vagabon, is a 25-year-old, Cameroon-born musician with a big, tenor voice just bursting with new musical ideas.

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