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Lee Hall--Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour: adapted from the novel The Sopranos by Alan Warner (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: MARIA VOLONTE-Tiny Desk Concert #183 (December 27, 2011).

One of my plans for this calendar year was to write about all of the Tiny Desk concerts from 2016 and from 2011 (to play some catch up).  887 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

Tasmin Oglesby--Every Last Trick (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: I WAYNE-Tiny Desk Concert #180 (December 12, 2011).

This Tiny Desk Concert is just 7 minutes long.  I Wayne is a reggae singer and he’s accompanied by an acoustic guitar. 543 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

Gabriel Kahane--"Learning to Look at L.A." (New Yorker, June 10, 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: GABRIEL KAHANE-Tiny Desk Concert #178 (November 26, 2011).

When I saw Kahane a few months ago, he looked very different from the fellow here.  975 more words

New Yorker

Patrick Ness--The Rest of Us Just Live Here (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: BEN WILLIAMS & SOUND EFFECT-Tiny Desk Concert #170 (October 24, 2011).

Ben Williams is a jazz upright bass player (I didn’t realize bass players made band leaders, but clearly they do).  1,594 more words


Rivka Galchen--new television, new television, new drama, new drama (Harper's, June 2015, September 2015, December 2015, March 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: HILARY HAHN-Tiny Desk Concert #169 (October 21, 2011).

Hilary Hahn is a violinist.  She looks to be about 12 (although she isn’t, but she did start playing when she was very young). 2,466 more words


Rivka Galchen--"Hallelujah" (Harper's, December 2012)

SOUNDTRACK: WILCO-Tiny Desk Concert #168 (October 17, 2011).

Wilco is virtually the only band to have been asked back for a second Tiny Desk Concert.  1,465 more words