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SOAK - " Tiny Desk Concert "

August 03rd, 2015,  The opening line of SOAK’s debut album — “A teenage heart is an unguided dart” — contains the first words I heard from 19-year-old singer-songwriter… 89 more words


Matthew Diffee--Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: STRAND OF OAKS–Tiny Desk Concert #449 (June 15, 2015).

I didn’t know anything about Strand of Oaks when I first heard them last year.  788 more words

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Lucy Knisley--French Milk (2007)

SOUNDTRACK: ANNA & ELIZABETH–Tiny Desk Concert #447 (June 8, 2015). 

Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle are from different parts of the country but share a love of old stories and songs.  903 more words

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Lucy Knisley--Displacement: A Travelogue (2015)

SOUNDTRACKTHE PRETTIOTS–Tiny Desk Concert #448 (June 15, 2015).

I hadn’t heard of the Prettiots before this set, but I loved them right from the bat.  836 more words

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Lucy Knisley--An Age of License: A Travelogue (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: GENEVIEVE-Tiny Desk Concert #446 (June 1, 2015).

I enjoy that the opening of this Tiny Desk Concert shows Genevieve “creating” her backup singers.  So that when she gets to the chorus and taps that loop pedal her harmonies really shine. 888 more words

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GIRLPOOL - " Tiny Desk Concerts "

Girlpool‘s Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad perform in unison: They play their guitars that way — Tucker on lead, Tividad playing bass — and they sing the same angsty, funny words simultaneously, or as if emulating a nursery-rhyme-style round, a la “Row Row Row Your Boat.” 93 more words



Christopher Paul Stelling’s third album, “Labor Against Waste”, I expected a certain intensity to his performance. But I didn’t expect him to nearly implode behind my desk, as the fierceness of his heartfelt songs was set against deft fingerpicking on his beat-to-hell ’64 Gibson gut-string classical guitar. 128 more words