Stephen Thompson | Each year at SXSW, a few emerging artists become the talk of the festival. This year, Cautious Clay — the far-reaching and breezily soulful project of singer and multi-instrumentalist Josh Karpeh — appears to be one of the names on attendees’ lips. As luck would have it, Karpeh appeared at NPR Music’s […]
We discovered L.A.-based band Moontower during the Tiny Desk Contest fueled by Lagunitas Brewing Co. The group regularly hosts shows at their house, so we recorded the band at a space they know well: at home.
April 8, 2019 | Bobby Carter — Georgia Anne Muldrow is all about showing and spreading love. That fact became clear as we discussed the set list for her Tiny Desk performance. She and the band were floating the possibility of swapping the duet with her partner in music and life, Dudley Perkins with another […]
For its latest record, ‘Critical Equation,’ long-running Philadelphia band Dr. Dog wanted to subvert listener expectations. Watch the band perform the title track from WXPN.
Amanda Palmer performs at the Tiny Desk Family Hour during SXSW at Central Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas.
On Tour Soon! Tuesday, July 23 – Levitt Pavilion of the Performing Arts – Westport, CT Wednesday, July 24 – Smithsonian Museum of African American History & Culture – Washington, DC Thursday, July 25 – Chautauqua Institute – Chautauqua, NY Friday, July 26 – The Egg – Albany, NY Saturday, July 27 – Great Waters […]
April 3, 2019 | Bob Boilen — It was a day when sunlight drenched the office and the songs of heart from Courtney Marie Andrews felt right at home. It’s been a year since her comforting album, May Your Kindness Remain, came out. Amazingly it’s her sixth record, and yet she’s still a just few […]
Jessica Lea Mayfield’s ‘Sorry Is Gone’ doesn’t hide or hold back; there’s a sense of catharsis in its tight tracks. Watch her perform “Offa My Hands” in a new Night Owl from Casey’s Rubber Stamps.
April 1, 2019 | Robin Hilton — This is probably the loosest you’ll ever see Weezer. Known for meticulously produced — and electric — live shows, frontman Rivers Cuomo and the rest of the band settled in behind the Tiny Desk for an entirely acoustic set without the in-ear monitors, click track or vocal separation […]
Jorge Drexler trained as an ear, nose and throat doctor and became the first Uruguayan to win an Academy Award. Watch him perform “Silencio” from the Othmer Library at the Brooklyn Historical Society.
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Champion Jack Dupree feat. Allen Toussaint – Live at New Orleans Jazz Festival 1990 Dupree’s appearance on the Music Heritage Stage in 1990 was a combination interview with Allen Toussaint and live performance. While Dupree performed “Bring Me Flowers While I’m Living,” Toussaint, who had been waiting at the side of the stage, walked up […]
During Slingshot-artist Haley Heynderickx’s soundcheck at Kings County Distillery, our Night Owl became so moved that he flew away. He left only a golden feather in his stead. She sang the wayward owl a fitting goodbye with her beautiful song, “No Face.”
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March 27, 2019 | Felix Contreras — Andrea Cruz brought a little bit of Puerto Rico with her when she took her place behind the Tiny Desk. It was present by way of the flag she hung up on the shelves, as well as in the lyrics of the songs and the style of music […]