Alternatives und Indie audios

Masta Ace

The Juice Crew legend brought his biggest hit, "Born To Roll," and a heartfelt recollection of...

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Gracie And Rachel: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The pop-meet-classical duo perform a quarantine concert from their New York City apartment.

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Lyric Jones: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The Boston-born, Los Angeles-based rapper does it all in this performance for our Tiny Desk...

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Shabazz Palaces

Hip-hop's otherworldly lot touches down on Bob Boilen's desk for some Afrofuturistic mind travel.

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Japanese Breakfast

For this Tiny Desk concert, Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner replaced her gauzy synths with a...

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Ted Leo

Leo's work has, more often than not through the decades, addressed an anxious world, growing and...

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The Roots feat. Bilal

Yes, it happened. Black Thought, Questlove and the entire crew packed in behind the Tiny Desk to...

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Gracie and Rachel

Gracie And Rachel mix piano pop with darker, classic violin arrangements to make songs full of...

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Natalia Lafourcade

The Grammy-nominated singer's Tiny Desk is an ode to a magical time in Mexican popular music.

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Frédéric Yonnet With Special Guest Dave Chappelle

Come for the jokes, stay for the French harmonica player who's toured with Stevie Wonder, Prince...

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Rev. Sekou And The Seal Breakers

Rev. Sekou and the Seal Breakers gave one of the most rousing Tiny Desks we've ever had, opening...

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Mumu Fresh Feat. Black Thought & DJ Dummy

Occasionally a new voice emerges so rich in experience that the only way to describe it is old soul.

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Chromeo

The self-proclaimed "Funklordz" normally perform as a duo, but played with a live band for the...

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Lo Moon

The LA band's signature sound is intimate and demonstrative, haunting yet uplifting, an...

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The Messthetics

The bassist and drummer from D.C.'s pioneering punk band Fugazi join guitarist Anthony Pirog for...

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Café Tacvba

The pioneering Mexican band recreates the adventurous musical energy of their massive stadium...

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Florence + the Machine

"I'm sorry I'm shy," Florence Welch told the crowd of NPR family and friends gathered for her...

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Jim James

A single voice can send a powerful message - and that's just what Jim James did at the Tiny Desk,...

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Nicholas Payton Trio: Tiny Desk Concert

After back-to-back performances in South Africa, Argentina, Chile and New York, Payton hit the...

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A-wa

The three Israeli sisters in A-WA mix Yemenite and Arabic traditions with splashes of reggae and...

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