1. A young Pakistani musician treats the guitar as percussion — with surprisingly shimmering results.
Watch Usman Riaz play NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    A young Pakistani musician treats the guitar as percussion — with surprisingly shimmering results.

    Watch Usman Riaz play NPR’s Tiny Desk

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  3. The Argentine singer Federico Aubele uses his dark, husky voice to produce a specific effect. Watch him play NPR’s Tiny Desk.

    The Argentine singer Federico Aubele uses his dark, husky voice to produce a specific effect. Watch him play NPR’s Tiny Desk.

  4. Courtney Barnett can tell you a story like she’s your best friend, provided your best friend is a funny Australian poet.
Watch her play NPR’s Tiny Desk, including a new song, “Depreston.”

    Courtney Barnett can tell you a story like she’s your best friend, provided your best friend is a funny Australian poet.

    Watch her play NPR’s Tiny Desk, including a new song, “Depreston.”

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  6. Aimee Mann + Ted Leo = The Both at NPR’s Tiny Desk.
Bonus! Stream the debut album on NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    Aimee Mann + Ted Leo = The Both at NPR’s Tiny Desk.

    Bonus! Stream the debut album on NPR Music’s First Listen. 

  7. Joseph Calleja’s a young tenor with an old-school style and all the world’s top opera houses want him. 
Watch Joseph Calleja sing NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    Joseph Calleja’s a young tenor with an old-school style and all the world’s top opera houses want him. 

    Watch Joseph Calleja sing NPR’s Tiny Desk

  8. It’s hard to convey the sound of two people in love, but Lowland Hum does that effortlessly. The married couple’s music is mostly unadorned and pure, with considerable attention to detail.
Watch Lowland Hum play NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    It’s hard to convey the sound of two people in love, but Lowland Hum does that effortlessly. The married couple’s music is mostly unadorned and pure, with considerable attention to detail.

    Watch Lowland Hum play NPR’s Tiny Desk

  9. You’ve got to hear this stunning voice. Watch Asaf Avidan play NPR’s Tiny Desk.

    You’ve got to hear this stunning voice. Watch Asaf Avidan play NPR’s Tiny Desk.

  10. From wedding songs to American rock ‘n’ roll to the occasional James Bond theme, this joyous Balkan brass band plays at a pace that would make the Ramones burst into a sweat.
Watch Fanfare Ciocarlia play NPR’s Tiny Desk. 

    From wedding songs to American rock ‘n’ roll to the occasional James Bond theme, this joyous Balkan brass band plays at a pace that would make the Ramones burst into a sweat.

    Watch Fanfare Ciocarlia play NPR’s Tiny Desk