Alternatives und Indie audios

Julie Byrne

Julie Byrne's transporting music can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.

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Smif-N-Wessun

Brooklyn-bred hip-hop duo Smif-N-Wessun – consisting of partners in rhyme, Steele and Tek...

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GoGo Penguin

This trio has become a reference point of their own for new school instrumentalists, a coveted...

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Hobo Johnson and The Lovemakers

While this Sacramento, Calif. band didn't win this year's Tiny Desk contest, their video entry,...

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Jupiter & Okwess

Jupiter Bokondji and his band Okwess play music that feels both African and American, with...

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George Li

Watch the young Harvard grad dispatch some of the most "knuckle-busting" piano repertoire with...

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T.i.

In the fifteen years since he released Trap Muzik, Tip Harris has reinvented himself a thousand...

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Dermot Kennedy

Backed for the first time ever by members of the Howard Gospel Choir, the Irish singer-songwriter...

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Camp Cope

The Australian band uses tiny moments of introspection to illuminate life's bewildering,...

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Yo-Yo Ma

Watch the 19-time Grammy winner return to his lifelong passion for J.S. Bach, playing music from...

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Erykah Badu

The singer's performance at the Tiny Desk was an almost spiritual experience, leaving many at the...

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Haley Heynderickx

One of our favorite new artists of 2018 visits the Tiny Desk.

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The Del McCoury Band

Del McCoury has been performing, and updating, his take on bluegrass for some 60 years. At the...

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Flasher

The precise serrations of Washington, D.C. band Flasher get softened for a visit to the Tiny Desk...

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Lalah Hathaway

The veteran singer showcases her soaring powerfully expressive voice in a performance that...

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The King's Singers

The storied vocal ensemble brings close harmony singing to a diverse set list that includes a...

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Ólafur Arnalds

The Icelandic composer is joined by two "ghost" pianists, making mysterious and memorable music...

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The Midnight Hour

A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad and composer Adrian Younge brought their Luke...

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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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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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