Tiny Desk Intimate concerts, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 15, 2017. (Christina Ascani/NPR) Christina Ascani/NPR hide caption

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Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers

It's hard to think of an artist who's brought more joy to more people, across more generations — and in more ways — than Steve Martin.

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Bomba Estereo

Bomba Estereo is not known as a hushed band. Member Simon Mejia said this Tiny Desk performance was the group's quietest, a stripped-down treatment that illustrates the inherent quality of the music.

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SsingSsing

It's safe to say this Korean, cross-dressing rock band looks and sounds like no one who's ever performed at the Tiny Desk.

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Snail Mail

Snail Mail's sleepy songs have a way of waking you up. Watch the band perform music from its quietly stunning Habit EP, plus a new song played solo by Lindsey Jordan.

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L.A. Salami

The story songs and poetry of Lookman Adekunle Salami, who writes and records as L.A. Salami, recall the brilliant and epic ramblings of Bob Dylan.

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Bleachers

Jack Antonoff re-arranged three songs from his band's latest album, Gone Now, for the Tiny Desk.

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Frances Cone

The Brooklyn-based band crafts infectious pop music that builds dramatically before giving way to a quiet calm.

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Jidenna

The Nigerian-American MC and his band perform three reworked selections from Jidenna's impeccable debut album, The Chief.

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Jason Isbell

The Alabama singer-songwriter and his band perform three songs from The Nashville Sound, but their set includes a few surprises, too.

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DJ Premier & The Badder Band

One of hip-hop's most revered producers brings his songs to life behind the Tiny Desk, with the help of a four-piece band.