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Maggie Rogers reimagines debut hits in Tiny Desk Concert

Get ready to get vulnerable, because Maggie Rogers’ stripped down Tiny Desk Concert is just as heartwarming as her breakout moment with Pharrell.

Maggie Rogers is one of those few artists whose music seriously takes you to another place. 105 more words


Will Mackin--"Crossing the River No Name" (New Yorker, June 5 & 12, 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: MAGGIE ROGERS-Tiny Desk Concert #641 (August 7, 2017).

I had been hearing Maggie Rogers’ name on WXPN and have liked “Alaska” which they’ve been playing.  776 more words

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Akil Kumarasamy--"New World" (Harper's, August 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: DIET CIG-Tiny Desk Concert #640 (August 2, 2017).

The guys at NPR have raved about Diet Cig for quite some time.  Especially their live show.  1,048 more words


Patrick Modiano--"Le Réveillon" (Harper's, August 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: FRAGILE ROCK-Tiny Desk Concert #634 (July 14, 2017).

Fragile Rock are an emo band.  But they are not your typical emo band because they are a band of puppets. 967 more words


Philip Roth--"Eric Duncan" (Harper's, August 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: ALDOUS HARDING-Tiny Desk Concert # 639 (July 28, 2017).

Aldous Harding is a singer from New Zealand.  Her second album, Party, is full of deeply personal songs with memorable melodies and spare instrumentation.  732 more words

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Joseph O'Neill-"The Mustache in 2010" (Harper's, July 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: THE SHINS-Tiny Desk Concert #638 (July 24, 2017).

Although this is billed as The Shins, it is actually James Mercer solo (although really The Shins are more or less Mercer’s solo gig anyway). 1,042 more words

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