1. There’s no way around it — the Shostakovich quartets are intense, like page-turning thrillers, as they pull you into his world. 
Watch the Pacifica Quartet play Shostakovich at NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    There’s no way around it — the Shostakovich quartets are intense, like page-turning thrillers, as they pull you into his world. 

    Watch the Pacifica Quartet play Shostakovich at NPR’s Tiny Desk

  2. irenediazmusic's voice will stop you cold. Watch her play NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    irenediazmusic's voice will stop you cold. Watch her play NPR’s Tiny Desk

  3. Watch Bob Mould plug in for a characteristically loud four-song set at NPR’s Tiny Desk, including a solo version of Hüsker Dü’s “Makes No Sense At All.”

    Watch Bob Mould plug in for a characteristically loud four-song set at NPR’s Tiny Desk, including a solo version of Hüsker Dü’s “Makes No Sense At All.”

  4. Happy Friday! Here’s a Tiny Desk Concert GIF Wall that you didn’t ask for, but maybe always wanted? — Lars

  5. John Grant's songs don't mess around, with lyrics that function as darts of retort and thought.
Watch John Grant play NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    John Grant's songs don't mess around, with lyrics that function as darts of retort and thought.

    Watch John Grant play NPR’s Tiny Desk

  6. YAAHHH! 80 people are credited on The Family Crest’s debut album. Watch seven of them play an exuberant set at NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    YAAHHH! 80 people are credited on The Family Crest’s debut album. Watch seven of them play an exuberant set at NPR’s Tiny Desk

  7. Watch the R&B singer Mali Music perform with unabashed positivity and an uplifting spirit at NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    Watch the R&B singer Mali Music perform with unabashed positivity and an uplifting spirit at NPR’s Tiny Desk

  8. Marisa Anderson brought her small guitarmy to NPR’s Tiny Desk and kicked up some dirt. 

    Marisa Anderson brought her small guitarmy to NPR’s Tiny Desk and kicked up some dirt

  9. Watch NPR’s Tiny Desk turn into a church, comedy club and neo-soul spot with The Foreign Exchange. 

    Watch NPR’s Tiny Desk turn into a church, comedy club and neo-soul spot with The Foreign Exchange

  10. This one just might bring you to tears.
Watch Holly Williams play NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    This one just might bring you to tears.

    Watch Holly Williams play NPR’s Tiny Desk