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  1. Tiny Desk Family Hour: Amanda Palmer
    The intense singer-songwriter performed "The Ride" on a grand piano. More....
  2. Tiny Desk Family Hour: Fragile Rock
    Fragile Rock's rowdy emo songs are performed by bickering puppets. Onstage at a church in Austin, the band savages the patriarchy in "Smile More." More....
  3. Tiny Desk Family Hour: Gina Chavez
    In this performance of "The Sweet Sound Of Your Name," a song of devotion from 2014, the Austin singer-songwriter finds magic in the intimacy of a communal setting. More....
  4. Alejandro Escovedo: Tiny Desk Concert
    The veteran rocker and a backup band from Italy play songs from their album The Crossing, chronicling an American Dream of rock and roll and Beat poetry. More....
  5. Tiny Desk Family Hour: Wyclef Jean
    The former Fugees star brought an electric guitar and a young protégé. More....
  6. Nao: Tiny Desk Concert
    The U.K.-based singer-songwriter takes the Tiny Desk on a cosmic journey through her Saturn return. More....
  7. Tiny Desk Family Hour: Mountain Man
    We couldn't pick just one song from the trio's appearance at the Tiny Desk Family hour. So we went with three. More....
  8. Tiny Desk Family Hour: John Paul White
    The former Civil Wars star performed a new song that even makes his kids cry. More....
  9. Tiny Desk Family Hour: Cautious Clay
    The Brooklyn-based artist, in addition to offering up an impeccable vocal performance, brought perhaps the only flute solo of SXSW 2019 to NPR Music's Tiny Desk Family Hour. More....
  10. Tiny Desk Family Hour: Gaelynn Lea
    The former Tiny Desk Contest winner brought the crowd to its collective feet. More....