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Music Monday: NPR Tiny Desk Concerts

If you love finding new music, or love listening to/watching live music, then I’ve got a treat for you!

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Zena Alkayat, Nina Cosford--Jane Austen (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: SOAK-Tiny Desk Concert #459 (August 3, 2015).

Soak is Bridie Monds-Watson.  I hate to mention this, because it’s not the focus, but it is impressive that she’s only 19.  558 more words

Books About Writers

Zena Alkayat & Nina Cosford--Virginia Woolf (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: SHAMIR-Tiny Desk Concert #458 (July 31, 2015).

Shamir has an amazing voice–a high countertenor that is unsettling and pretty at the same time. He usually creates dance music, but in this Tiny Desk it’s just him and his guitar (on a stool). 649 more words

Books About Writers

Nell Zink--The Wallcreeper (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: PAUL WELLER-Tiny Desk Concert #457 (July 28, 2015).

Paul Weller is a highly regarded and well respected elder statesman of rock.  Some of his songs with The Jam are my favorite songs from the 80s.  1,235 more words

Short Books

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… 174 more words


Pascal Girard--Reunion (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: KATE TEMPEST-Tiny Desk Concert #456 (July 21, 2015).

Kate Tempest is a British poet/rapper (and darling of NPR).  She raps with a really heavy South London accent and raps about the “everyday.”  But because she is a poet, her lyrics are really incisive.  1,146 more words

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