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Rick Riordan (adapted by Robert Venditti)--Percy Jackson and Olympians: The Titan's Curse (The Graphic Novel) (2013)

SOUNDTRACK: TROMBONE SHORTY-Tiny Desk Concert #162 (September 29, 2011).

Trombone Shorty is from New Orleans and his backing band is called Orleans Avenue.  I can’t think of too many bands that are fronted by a trombone player. 819 more words


Rick Riordan (adapted by Robert Venditti)--Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (The Graphic Novel) (2010)

SOUNDTRACK: LOCAL NATIVES-Tiny Desk Concert #113 (February 21, 2011).

I’ve decided to cherry pick some Tiny Desk shows for the end of the year–order be damned. 649 more words


AURORA - " Tiny Desk Concert "

The girl behind the christmas John Lewis advert,  Aurora , her vocals and style seem so new to her that each note, and each hand gesture accompanying each note, seemed like a discovery and an adventure for the singer. 109 more words


Neil Swaab--The Secrets to Ruling School (Without Even Trying) (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: THE RED RIVER-Tiny Desk Concert #97 (December 13, 2010).

The Red River are a ten piece band (whom I have never heard of).  They have two keyboardists, a drummer, a violist, a french horn player and guitars and vocals.  764 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

Simon Grennan--Dispossession: a novel of few words (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: YOLANDA KONDONASSIS-Tiny Desk Concert #96 (December 8, 2010).

I have mentioned a much more recent Tiny Desk concert from Yolanda Kondonassis in which she duetted with Jason Vieaux (from 2015).  896 more words

Marriage Trouble

Lizzie Skurnick--That Should Be a Word (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: BLACK DUB-Tiny Desk Concert #89 (November 8, 2010).

Black Dub is the collaboration between Daniel Lanois and Trixie Whitley (daughter of Chris Whitley). 750 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

JP Ahonen & KP Alare--Sing No Evil (2013) [translated 2014]

SOUNDTRACK: STILE ANTICO-Tiny Desk Concert #86 (October 25, 2010).

I’ve said before that one of the great things about the Tiny Desk Concerts is being introduced to bands that I never would have heard of anywhere else.  999 more words

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