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  1. DJ Premier & The Badder Band: Tiny Desk Concert
    One of hip-hop's most revered producers brings his songs to life behind the Tiny Desk, with the help of a four-piece band. More....
  2. ALA.NI: Tiny Desk Concert
    ALA.NI captures and conveys a reverent love of early-20th-century music, while injecting those sounds with charisma and charm well suited for any era. More....
  3. Maggie Rogers: Tiny Desk Concert
    The rising pop star performs three of her best-known songs, including a sweet solo take on her career-making "Alaska." More....
  4. Diet Cig: Tiny Desk Concert
    Diet Cig's songs crackle like Pop Rocks, but with a confrontational honesty and striking gravity — and on top of Bob Boilen's desk. More....
  5. Aldous Harding: Tiny Desk Concert
    Intensity in songs often expresses itself as volume – a loud guitar, a scream, a piercing synth line. But in the case of Aldous Harding it's in the spaces, the pauses, and her unique delivery. More....
  6. The Shins: Tiny Desk Concert
    James Mercer, the emotional and creative heart of The Shins, gives a moving performance at the Tiny Desk, with two new songs and a classic from the band's 2003 album Chutes Too Narrow. More....
  7. Albin Lee Meldau: Tiny Desk Concert
    Albin Lee Meldau possesses a thunderous, deeply affecting voice, which he uses to tell some utterly dark, but demonstrably cathartic, tales. More....
  8. Rare Essence: Tiny Desk Concert
    Rare Essence has been bringing go-go to the world since 1976 — the group brought that pedigree, and the genre's massive meld of funk, rhythm and blues and soul, to this raucous hometown Tiny Desk. More....
  9. Tuxedo: Tiny Desk Concert
    Tuxedo, the unlikely-on-paper funk-soul duo of Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One, brought a left-of-center sonic approach and a sharp sense of style to their Tiny Desk Concert. More....
  10. Fragile Rock: Tiny Desk Concert
    Fragile Rock is a band that relies on the boogie of The B-52s, the melancholy of The Smiths and the humor of Kermit the Frog. Oh, and they're all puppets. More....