SOUNDTRACK: RAHIM ALHAJ-Tiny Desk Concert #487 (November 13, 2015).
Rahim AlHaj plays the oud, an ancient stringed instrument commonly played throughout the Middle East, North Africa and countries like Greece and Turkey. 694 more words
SOUNDTRACK: ST. PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES-Tiny Desk Concert #410 (December 6, 2014).
Paul Janeway stands on Bob Boilen’s desk wearing gold shoes and singing his heart out. 732 more words
SOUNDTRACK: SAM AMIDON & BILL FRISELL-Tiny Desk Concert #408 (December 1, 2014).
The first time I listened to this Tiny Desk Concert, I didn’t like Sam Amidon’s voice at all–he sings with a strangely flat delivery–almost monotone–but never actually off pitch. 660 more words