Violents, the project from arranger and songwriter Jeremy Larson, and Monica Martin have created a subtle, soulful record, 'Awake And Pretty Much Sober,' that merges Larson's classical training and Monica's melodies. Watch the #TinyDesk performance at the link in the bio.
Our #TinyDeskContest has come to a close and @tankandthebangas have a special goodbye song. @tinydesk has written a goodbye note, too, and you can read it at the link in the bio. Thanks to our sponsors @lagunitasbeer and to all of you for sharing your music with us & making this the wonderful experience it was. Until next time...
Norwegian producer #CashmereCat (@cashmerecat) has made beats for artists like Kanye West and Ariana Grande. For his debut album, '9,' he says he wanted to recapture the feeling of discovering his own sound for the first time. Read the @npratc interview, link in the bio. (📸: Masahiro Shimazaki/Courtesy of the artist)
On 'Pageant,' PWR BTTM fleshes out its razor-sharp pop-punk sound while exploring the challenges and rewards of queer self-actualization. Hear the full album now before it's out next week, link in our bio. (📸: Adam Kissick for NPR)
Avery*Sunshine's (@averysunshine) playful charisma and heavenly vocals won us over, the same way she's turned such legends as Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson into fans. Watch the full #TinyDesk performance, link in the bio. (📸:Emily Bogle/NPR)