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Tiny Desk Concert

A friend of mine submitted one of his songs to NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series.

I work with Chris. I hadn’t worked with him very long when I received my cancer diagnosis and had to take time off work. 38 more words

Tiny Desk Concert

Dave Roman--Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity (2011)

SOUNDTRACK: FUTURE ISLANDS-Tiny Desk Concert #128 (May 16, 2011).

I don’t really know that much about Future Islands.  I know they were huge in 2014, but this Tiny Desk comes from three years earlier, when perhaps they were less known? 1,148 more words

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Alice McDermott--"These Short, Dark Days" (New Yorker, August 24, 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: IVAN & ALYOSHA-Tiny Desk concert #109 (February 7, 2011).

Ivan & Alyosha are a five piece (no one is named Ivan or Aloysha) consisting of Tim Wilson (lead vocals) Ryan Carbary (guitars) Pete Wilson, (Tim’s brother), Tim Kim (acoustic and electric guitars) and drummer Cole Mauro).  557 more words

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just submitted to the Tiny Desk Concert contest

Saint Augustine spent a Sunday afternoon last weekend recording video for submission to the Tiny Desk Concert. We really enjoyed the process, and got some create videos out of it as well. 30 more words

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Tiny Desk Concerts

As an avid NPR listener, I was thrilled to get the chance to help my friend with her video submission to NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest. 111 more words

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Tove Jansson--Moomin: Volume Four (The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip) (2009)

 SOUNDTRACK: THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA-Tiny Desk Concert #139 (July 5, 2011).

I have of course heard of The Blind Boys of Alabama, but they only came on my radar maybe a decade or two ago.  1,242 more words

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Adam Johnson--"Interesting Facts" (Harper's, June 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: THE ARCS-Tiny Desk Concert #503 (January 25, 2016).

Okay so the Tiny Desk folks make a pretty big deal out of this being their 500th show and I am stating that it is their 503rd show.  991 more words

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