Will Toledo is a wordsmith with a vision, wrapping his faults and frailties in a DIY sound that’s still finely crafted. Watch him perform three songs in the NPR Music offices.
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Watch the British post-punk band perform “Adore” live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Austin-based minimalist electronic composer Roger Sellers, aka Bayonne, has drawn comparisons to pop experimentalists Panda Bear, Atlas Sound and Caribou….
It was the final show at the 9:30 Club on F Street NW, and Teri Stubs hadn’t worn the right attire….
In 1989, an esteemed group of East Coast rappers united behind the mic to record a funky PSA: “Self Destruction,” a plea…
Wolf Alice’s music can be noisy and primal, but at the Tiny Desk it showed a different side, as it performed three songs from 2015’s My Love Is Cool.
Watch the worldly, danceable band perform a new song, “The Critic,” from its first album since 2008.
The North Carolina band uses a typewriter for rhythm, a toy piano for whimsy and a harmonium for mood, as well as a gong, multiple odd percussive accents and subtle guitar effects.
The Dutch singer layers R&B, jazz and pop over hip-hop beats in his first-ever U.S. appearance.
Watch the band once known as Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. whistle through “Gone” at L.A.’s Sonos Studio.
Konward Wert could have been a preacher. His father had been a pastor, the musician said in a 2011 interview….
In 2015, the young rapper had her big moment. This year, she’s seizing it. Watch Rapsody perform three songs from Beauty And The Beast, recorded live at the NPR Music offices.
Watch Zach Condon and company perform the title song from one of KCRW’s favorite albums of 2015, No No No.
The New Zealand trio makes a lovable racket with “No Taste Bomber,” played live in the KEXP studio.
Watch the South African-born synth-pop musician perform “Dancing On Glass” with his band.
When Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves, breaks out his guitar and suitcase kick drum/hi-hat, a palpable rush of swooning adrenaline hits the room.
Watch the genre-defying Atlanta musician perform “Friends” live in an L.A. studio.
For years, Janel Leppin has been a fixture on D.C.’s experimental and avant-garde music scenes. As a composer, cellist and vocalist, Leppin’s work…
To mark the one-year anniversary of the most popular Tiny Desk Concert ever and the 10th anniversary of his debut album, T-Pain played our Washington, D.C. headquarters.
Ras Nebyu is awake, but he doesn’t necessarily call himself a “conscious rapper.” “I can’t put all of my talents in the…