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Sarah Manguso--"Keeping Time" (Harper's, December 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: AURELIO-Tiny Desk Concert #424 (March 7, 2015).

Aurelio is from West Africa.  He plays a nylon stringed guitar (finger picking and chords) and is accompanied by traditional Garifuna musicians and an electric guitar.  497 more words

Harper's

Five Dials Number 35: Richard McGuire Makes a Book (9 February 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: FANTASTIC NEGRITO-Tiny Desk Concert #425 (March 9, 2015).

Fantastic Negrito won the Tiny Desk Concert.  And now he gets a chance to play behind the desk for real. 873 more words

Graphic Novel

Five Dials Number 32B: New Zealand: 'wā tāpiri' (12 August 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: SYLVAN ESSO-Tiny Desk Concert #429 (March 30, 2015).

I haven’t really gotten into Sylvan Esso (NPR loves them), although there was something about the show that made these songs, which I’d heard before, gel for me.  658 more words

Death Cab for Cutie -- NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

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Music

Michael DeForge--First Year Healthy (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: T-PAIN-Tiny Desk Concert #400 (October 29, 2014).

A while back I was writing about all the Tiny Desk Concerts.  Then they started airing new ones several times a week and I realized the goal was futile.  715 more words

Violence

Mallory Ortberg--Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: MANATEE COMMUNE-“Wake” (2015).

Last week, a Tiny Desk Contest winner was announced. This week, All Songs Considered posted ten runners up that they especially liked.  622 more words

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