In our first nighttime #TinyDesk
performance, Tyler, The Creator (@feliciathegoat
) turned the office shades of fuchsia, orange and blue. Watch now, link in profile.
From an Uncle Tupelo track to an unreleased song, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy showcased the range of his career in an acoustic set at our 10th Anniversary Concert & Party. Watch him perform "Passenger Side" from 'A.M.'
Watch Rapsody rap “Power” as she struts through the stacks at Turntable Lab late at night in New York City, link the bio.
On Saturday night at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club, we promised a night of surprises to celebrate our first decade of music and memories; Kronos Quartet, Jeff Tweedy, Robert Glasper, Bilal, Black Thought, Gaby Moreno, Bon Iver, Margo Price and Tank and the Bangas delivered. We'll have more photos and videos from #nprmusic10
in the days ahead, but for now, thanks for being a part of the past ten years. (📸: Becky Harlan/NPR)
Have you seen Ledisi's (@ledisi
performance yet? Watch the veteran R&B queen's set, link in the bio. (📸: Ron T Young/NPR)
Singer, songwriter and poet Jamila Woods (@jamilawoods
) released her debut album, ‘HEAVN,’ last summer. The album is a love letter to Chicago, with lyrics that depict a childhood spent growing up black on the city’s South Side. "My community doesn't feel like an extra piece of what I do – it feels very integral to my creative process," Woods told NPR Music. "They're my first audience for my work and the audience that I care most about." Woods is one of three artists featured in #NPRSlingshot
, a new project from public radio highlighting exceptional emerging artists. Visit the link in our bio to learn more. (📸: Alyssa Schukar for NPR)
Dressed for winter weather, Billy Corgan opened his #TinyDesk
with a stirring rendition of the 1995 Smashing Pumpkins track,"Tonight, Tonight." Watch the full performance at the link in the bio.
Friday night at @bkbazaar
, EMA (@_ema_usa_
) delivered a dark set from her latest album 'Exile in the Outer Ring.' It was a potent blast of political cyberpunk and futurist dance music. (📸: @mkatzif
Gracie and Rachel (@gracieandrachel
) are two high school friends who now call New York home. Watch the duo create its curious and complex music from the Tiny Desk, link in the bio. (📸: Niki Walker/NPR)
It's always a blast to see @tuneyards
perform live, but it felt particularly special at a rare intimate show in Williamsburg, where the band test drove a bunch of brand new songs. An exuberant set packed with dance-ready grooves and cathartic sing-alongs. (📸: @mkatzif
Playfully loose, yet fiery as ever, Kim and Kelley Deal reunited The Breeders for a dynamic set that highlighted the hits ("Cannonball"!), songs by The Amps and Pixies ("Gigantic"!), a Beatles cover -- and even previewed something new. (📸: @mkatzif
It finally happened: The Roots (@theroots
) performed packed behind the #TinyDesk
. Watch "It Ain't Fair" with Bilal (@bilalmusic
), link in the bio.