"I mean I could slide up on you but it all depends / Know I like to stunt up on 'em, show off to my friends in your Benz. hide caption. This week, Kyle takes a look at the NPR's Tiny Desk Contest. Max Richter plays a Tiny Desk (home) concert. hide caption. February 3, 2021 • The Baltimore rock band became stars thanks to a stunning performance on The Late Show With David Letterman. NO ES NECESARIO REALIZAR NINGUNA COMPRA PARA PARTICIPAR O GANAR. The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. We started the Tiny Desk Contest in 2014 in an effort to do even more of that: discover and share great unknown artists. Muzz hide caption. hide caption. An eight-piece backing band, dressed almost entirely in white, helps Garzón-Montano bring the music of his latest album, Agüita, to life. Sept. 12, 2018 | Bob Boilen -- Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers accomplished something remarkable this year with their Tiny Desk Contest entry. ", Once Shakur takes to the mic, her delivery teeters between coy, doo-wop pop and blunt millennial honesty — it's the same kind of heat-seeking R&B currently made by folks like Kirby, TeaMarrr and Baby Rose. Aditya Prakash Ensemble highlights songs borne from South India's Carnatic tradition. JLCO Septet with Wynton Marsalis (Home) Concert. Miley Cyrus has always understood that music is theater. Immanuel Wilkins TH1RT3EN performs a Tiny Desk (home) concert. Isolating at her parents' house, Victoria Canal turns the home office into her makeshift studio and recruits her brother to add in some snaps while she single-handedly helms piano, guitar and voice for a quirky, cool and willowy soft performance. hide caption. They're bravely submitting their best work for the world to hear and see. Anderson .Paak's Tiny Desk concert is the most popular video in the series. hide caption. The political is personal for the nine-time Grammy winner. The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. NPR NPR January 17, 2021 • Cory Henry (Home) Concert December 21, 2020 • The former Snarky Puppy keyboardist and bandleader performs a … Stream songs including "Green Tea Ice Cream", "Magic" and more. A jury of musicians and NPR staff choose a winner to play a Tiny Desk Concert. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from … ", Even without swooping camera angles or an obvious spotlight, Ro Maiti commands attention. hide caption, January 23, 2021 • YouTube/NPR hide caption. As for his contemporaries? Watch her set from Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST. January 24, 2021 • hide caption. Tiny Desk Contest standout Yasmin Williams from Woodbridge, Va., lays a guitar face up, taps on the frets and plays percussion in the NPR studio. hide caption. So it's no surprise that, visiting the imaginative space that is the Tiny Desk, she transforms it into something both fantastical and true to her topsy-turvy Mileyness.. Cyrus ruled preteen hearts on the small screen before mastering pop stardom's big stages, and throughout her career she's played with sound … Some even had to get extra creative in a time of self-quarantine and stay-at-home orders to get their submissions in. hide caption. hide caption. Concurso Tiny Desk 2020 de NPR Music – Reglas Oficiales. PUP performs a Tiny Desk (home) concert. April 16, 2020. January 24, 2021 • NPR February 2, 2021 • Rokia Traoré Vox Sambou writes and performs in Hatian-Creole, French, English, Spanish and Portuguese. Amid lockdowns, social distancing guidelines and ongoing adjustments to daily life, over 6,000 dedicated unsigned artists sent in their songs in the hopes of performing a Tiny Desk concert. "This song was inspired by Alejandro Jodorowsky's beautiful and bizarre comics and writings he released from 1967 to 1973 in Mexico City's El Heraldo newspaper titled The Panic Fables," Maiti notes in the description section of her submission, a detail that adds even more depth to this set; a performance that comes off so simple but is sneakily complex. Gabriel Garzón-Montano plays a Tiny Desk (home) concert. hide caption. The rising jazz flutist blends Afrofuturistic jazz and Haitian folk in a transfixing Tiny Desk quarantine concert for our Black History Month celebration. With her buttery smooth runs, finger-pointing conviction and a sublime backing band, this song has been stuck in my head from the moment I pressed play. Watch Sam Herring and co. perform four songs for Tiny Desk's quarantine series. Watch him lead the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet through three songs from his Democracy! Melanie Charles The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. hide caption. NPR The contest has continued annually, each year drawing more than 6000 submissions. This performance was recorded on Feb. 28, 2020. This video is the definition of doing the most ... in the best way possible. The Tunisian-born singer capped the second night of our Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST virtual festival. The jazz saxophonist and his quartet perform three songs that speak directly to the struggle and triumph of the Black experience for Tiny Desk's Black History Month celebration. NPR January 22, 2021 • January 24, 2021 • In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the rules below and the English version of the 2020 NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest – Official Rules, the English version of Official Rules takes precedence. January 18, 2021 • June 5, 2020 • The best of NPR Music's Tiny Desk concert series. NPR NPR The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest closed for entries on April 27, 2020. NPR All of the selected videos are from acts that are hungry, inventive, unsigned and original. January 28, 2021 • NPR NPR The kicker comes in around 2:30 during the runs on the reprise. Her laptop, an electric guitar and a fittingly unfazed cat are all Maiti needs to get out her racing thoughts in real time: "Life's as only big as your point of view / I can only tell you what you already knew.". It's the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space. Tiny Desk Contest : NPR Sign Up For The Tiny Desk Contest Newsletter Get the latest Tiny Desk Contest updates, watch contestants’ videos and more, sent weekly. Cameron Robert/NPR KULTURE and TBA successfully create the most synced-up Zoom meeting ever in order to deliver a jazzy, rap break-up-to-make-up diatribe. And for the past several years, NPR has opened up the Tiny Desk Contest, asking musicians from around the country to submit videos performing at their own tiny desks. Lous and The Yakuza perform a Tiny Desk (home) concert. hide caption. Tia P. knew if she was going to be in a Tiny Desk Contest submission video by herself, her showmanship and self confidence would need to be at outer stratosphere heights. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from … I wouldn't be surprised to see Wright's name as the opening act for Sam Smith, Kyle Dion or Snoh Aalegra in the coming years. Nora Brown January 17, 2021 • The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Since the Contest’s launch, we’ve had five outstanding winners, invited even more Contest artists to play at the Desk and heard from countless artists we love along the way. hide caption. Miley Cyrus The Italian singer's Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST performance highlights her mix of old and new, of traditional music and modern technology, Aditya Prakash Ensemble January 23, 2021 • The provocative pop star covers Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You" and performs two cuts from Plastic Hearts for her Tiny Desk quarantine concert. And with a chorus like that, there's no way you'll forget who you just heard. The Malian star headlined the final night of Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST. The Brooklyn-based singer took specific advantage of the Tiny Desk Contest's deadline extension to perform a twinkling, stripped-down version of her latest single, "Attached," with her partner and producer, Brian Chinn. NPR Music's Tiny Desk series will celebrate Black History Month by featuring four weeks of Tiny Desk (home) concerts and playlists by Black artists spanning different genres and generations each week. Without a swirling whirlpool of synth and bass, Steen's velvety vocal tone cuts through even more in this performance than the original. NPR The rising Jamaican soul singer and Protoje co-sign performed four songs for our Tiny Desk quarantine series. Elisapie The Canadian punk band might have generated a noise complaint with this Tiny Desk quarantine performance. Elisapie is a resounding advocate of First Nations culture in Canada. Watch her set from Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST. January 17, 2021 • The Guinean native mixed West African soul, rock and pop music for her Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST performance. The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. The series will lead up to our 2020 Tiny Desk Contest winner announcement, and our winner will still come to NPR’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. to perform at the Tiny Desk … Introducing NPR Music's Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. This Tiny Desk playlist encompasses all of those things. These days it's nice to have an audience cheer you on, even if it's just the lighting crew. January 17, 2021 • NPR Lauren Eylise's "Peaks and Valleys" takes your emotions to unexpected highs and lows throughout the five-minute journey. We’re excited today to announce that the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest is here. NPR The lineup includes both emerging and established artists who will be performing a Tiny Desk concert for the first time. The warmth of the saxophone gives "Whew Chile" a breezy, tropical feel while Shakur's lyrics are shots of apple cider vinegar that bring you back to reality. Vox Sambou January 27, 2021 • The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest closed for entries on April 27, 2020. Watch his one-of-a-kind set from Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST. We've received entries from every state in the country — and now, while our judges comb through our entries to find a winner, NPR has been sharing some of its favorite entries to this year's Contest. Introducing NPR Music's Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. January 23, 2021 • December 28, 2020 • Watch 20 of the year's greatest Tiny Desk performances, featuring a small sample of the talented artists who delivered intimate … January 23, 2021 • It says a lot that, with almost 7,000 entries to choose from, we selected Fantastic Negrito as the winner of our Tiny Desk Concert Contest. Perez's up-tempo energy brought the party on the final night on Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST. hide caption, Lauren Eylise entered the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest with the song "Peaks and Valleys.". Luckily, the Inglewood rapper delivered with endearingly self-assured lyrics rapped with breath control and bouncy charisma. Intimate concerts from well known and obscure musicians performing at Bob Boilen’s desk at NPR headquarters. Burgeoning Jamaican soul singer Sevana and her six-piece band shot and recorded this Tiny Desk (home) concert at the Kingston Creative Hub back in September 2020 (the interludes you'll hear about the pandemic are reflective of that time). The rock group featuring Paul Banks of Interpol performed a Tiny Desk quarantine set from a theater in New York's Hudson Valley. Anyone already familiar with Heat Check will recognize Kayla Steen's name and voice. NPR Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah's "stretch music" includes echoes of the past and a vision that extends beyond notions of genre and musical styles, culminating in his harrowing tale of driving while black that he powerfully reenacts in "KKPD." NPR hide caption. Lauren Eylise entered the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest with the song "Peaks and Valleys." hide caption. NPR Watch its arresting set from Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST. hide caption. In the spirit of social distancing, Akshara opted for a split screen, acoustic version of her 2019 track "Just Cuz," but still channels every ounce of dismayed disillusion from her computer chair. hide caption. Tiny Desk Contest In December 2014, NPR announced it would host its first contest, inviting musicians to submit a video of one of their songs. Sevana plays a Tiny Desk (home) concert. She's not new to the relationship dilemma she's singing about or to the cameras she's singing to. NPR hide caption. Kéo's calm delivery carries across the screen with a sense of familiarity. Merchandise featuring the logo and artwork for the Tiny Desk Concerts, a video series of intimate musical performances recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered's resident music authority Bob Boilen. NPR NPR hide caption. Pharoahe Monch's fed-up rock band performs four songs for our Tiny Desk quarantine series. Enjoy these Tiny Desk Contest 2020 selections and check back in with Heat Check on Spotify. NPR Nope, this is not a cover of 50 Cent's "for the ladies" lyrical fable. The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. The band explored the many facets of Peruvian cumbia music for its Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST performance. Sevana, a member of Protoje's … The 10th grader with a preternatural skill for the banjo performed a set of Appalachian folk music for Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST. Gaelynn Lea, the winner of NPR's second annual Tiny Desk Contest, makes music like nobody else. Suite. hide caption. NPR Edwin Perez From highly coordinated split screens to coffee shop sermons, these are the videos I had to run back over and over. Minyo Crusaders This year's Tiny Desk Contest at NPR was unlike any other. NPR Wynton Marsalis January 19, 2021 • Future Islands play a Tiny Desk (home) concert. It's the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space. Emel From the opening shot of Adidas Superstars, Clorox wipes and KayCee Shakur's acrylics wrapped around a coffee mug, I knew this entry was striving for nothing less than some nonchalant "wow factor. NPR's Tiny Desk Contest. Natu Camara The Native and African-American singer-songwriter is known for her mix of folk, blues and gospel. January 25, 2021 • This Japanese band brought its country's antiquated folk music into the 21st century during Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST. NPR More than 6,000 artists submitted videos in which they performed an original song behind a desk of their choosing with the hope of winning a chance to play a Tiny Desk concert at NPR. Watch the Congolese refugee's Tiny Desk quarantine concert, filmed in a Paris bar. Hit La Rosa Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption Watch the composer, in a bucolic southern England setting, play six of his most tranquil, yet probing pieces. The lineup includes both emerging and established artists who will be performing a Tiny Desk concert for the first time. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from … hide caption. Her lyrics roll off the tongue with similar esteem, crafted with crowd-pleasing, relatable consideration and a hum-along chorus sticky enough to show up on Billboard charts, "Face to Face" feels like a pop hit in the making. NPR Music's Tiny Desk series will celebrate Black History Month by featuring four weeks of Tiny Desk (home) concerts and playlists by Black artists spanning different genres and generations each week. This week, Heat Check salutes contenders who could definitely hold their own among the usual selections from the worlds of R&B, hip-hop, reggae, pop and more. Listen to Tiny Desk Contest 2020 by NPR Music on Apple Music. January 29, 2021 • January 26, 2021 • No matter how far Heat Check extends, the emphasis is always on highlighting artists who aren't afraid to take risks. Martha Redbone It's obvious that Cameron Wright has studied the great divas — Whitney, Mariah, Celine, Bey, Mary — and taken everything he's learned about soulful scales, audible gymnastics and clean-lined, iconic aesthetics to heart. We will continue releasing Tiny Desk videos of shows that had already been taped. January 21, 2021 • NPR February 4, 2021 • hide caption. "You tell it like it is when I'm playing games / You tell it like it is when I can't do the same / Face to face.". January 19, 2021 • The best of NPR Music's Tiny Desk concert series. Rachele Andrioli The Tiny Desk Concert has become a mainstay of internet music. The most... in the best of NPR 's Tiny Desk concert for the foreseeable.! 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