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Janet Feder performs a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2012. (NPR)

Janet Feder: Tiny Desk Concert

Jul 22, 2012

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Tom Cole

Janet Feder came to NPR with an infant guitar, the curiosity of a child and a wild imagination. The guitar was just a couple of months old — hand made for her by Los Angeles-based guitarist and teacher Miroslav Tadic. It's a nylon-string baritone electric! Its player is diminutive — barely taking up any space behind Bob Boilen's desk. Yet, if you look closely, you'll see the products of her immense curiosity and imagination. A small split ring (like the kind you put your keys on) holds a metal bead in place on the top E string near the sound hole. An alligator clip (some of us used to call 'em roach clips) bounces on a string to create a sound like ... well use your imagination.

Set List:

  • "Angles And Exits"
  • "Heater"
  • "I Hear Voices"

Credits:

Producer: Tom Cole; Editor and Videographer: Michael Katzif; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; photo by Emily Bogle/NPR

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