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Maxwell Eaton III--The Flying Beaver Brothers and The Hot-Air Baboons (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: MADISEN WARD AND THE MAMA BEAR-Tiny Desk Concert #444 (May 26, 2015).

I love that Mama Bear is actually Madisen Ward’s mother, Ruth.  They play some really wonderful roots music. 537 more words

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Doug TenNapel--Tommysaurus Rex (2013)


Typically, the Tiny Desk doesn’t have performers back after they have played once.  597 more words

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Gene Luen Yang--Prime Baby (2010)

SOUNDTRACK: YOUNG FATHERS-Tiny Desk Concert #442 (May 19, 2015).

Young Fathers may have the shortest Tiny Desk Concert ever.  It’s only 4 minutes long.  I know that these are edited down from the full show, but wow. 555 more words

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Lat--Kampung Boy (1979)

SOUNDTRACK: CAMANÉ-Tiny Desk Concert #441 (May 15, 2015).

Camané is a Portuguese Fado singer. The NPR blurb says that fado, “which means “fate” in Portuguese, emerged from the gritty barrios and docks of Lisbon in the early 19th century and has evolved in fascinating ways. 593 more words

Tom Watson--Stick Dog Chases a Pizza (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: BELLOWS-Tiny Desk Concert #440 (May 11, 2015).

I knew Bellows from NPR playing one of their songs.  They are a new band with one album out.  649 more words

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Charles M. Schulz--Peanuts Every Sunday 1952-1955 (2013)

SOUNDTRACK: ESKMO-Tiny Desk Concert #439 (May 8, 2015).

 Eskmo is a guy from Iceland (Brendan Angelides).  He plays electronic music.

His music is pretty and rather mellow.  772 more words

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Charles M. Schulz--Peanuts Every Sunday 1952-1955 (2013)

VIJAY IYER TRIO-Tiny Desk Concert #438 (May 4, 2015).

I was unfamiliar with Vijay Iyer, but I really enjoyed this Tiny Desk Concert.  Iyer is a jazz improv artist and composer (although all of these pieces have titles and come from previous albums).  1,087 more words

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