Friday, March 1, 2024

Tiny Desk Live performance : NPR

San Diego-based trio Thee Sacred Souls made its mark on the Tiny Desk with satin vocals and classic melodies. Paying homage to southern California Latino tradition assembly American soul roots, the group’s candy fusion melodies introduced historical past and love into the area.

The trio opened the live performance with “Will I See You Once more?,” which tells the story of a confused, forlorn lover with tender, harmony-laden lyrics and bouncy guitar and bass. Lead singer Josh Lane then pauses to share a message of affection, the type the band is targeted on constantly extending. “Love Is The Manner” paints a picturesque picture of a candy, timeless love match to be celebrated top-down out the again of a low-rider. “Simpler Mentioned than Carried out” brings extra reflective power atop floaty excessive harmonies from Tiny Desk veteran Astyn Turr. With a transition to a horns-adorned “Love Comes Simple,” the band hits much more of a groove earlier than ending with the easy-listening “Can I Name You Rose?” The band introduced what it does finest: nice melodies, romantic lyrics and a vibe that fills any area it performs with mild and tranquility, match for any period.


  • “Will I See You Once more?”
  • “Love Is The Manner”
  • “Simpler Mentioned Than Carried out”
  • “Love Comes Simple”
  • “Can I Name You Rose?”


  • Josh Lane: lead vocals
  • Alejandro Garcia: drums
  • Salvador Samano: bass
  • Riley Dunn: keys 
  • Shay Stulz: guitar 
  • Astyn Turr: vocals
  • Viane Escobar: vocals
  • Nadav Nirenberg: trombone 
  • Morgan Value: saxophone
  • Chris David: trumpet 


  • Producer: Anamaria Sayre
  • Director/Editor: Maia Stern
  • Audio Technical Director: Josh Rogosin
  • Collection Producer: Bobby Carter
  • Videographers: Maia Stern, Joshua Bryant, Alanté Serene, Mitra I. Arthur
  • Audio Engineer: Josephine Nyounai
  • Manufacturing Assistant: Ashley Pointer
  • Photographer: Zayrha Rodriguez
  • Tiny Desk Crew: Suraya Mohamed, Hazel Cills, Kara Body
  • Collection Creators: Bob Boilen, Stephen Thompson
  • VP, Visuals and Music: Keith Jenkins
  • Senior VP, Programming: Anya Grundmann

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