Watch Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf Episode 2 Featuring Brittany Howard

On Thursday, June 18, Bob Boilen hosted the second episode of Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf, a weekly livestream series featuring the Contest judges' favorite entries. In this episode, Brittany Howard highlighted five artists she loved.​

American Songwritter

Nané Fly Free With Self-Titled Debut Album

Passion speaks to you in whispers. If you start to listen and foster it, it begins to roar,” singer and songwriter Daniel Sahad speaks wisely. Fronting Austin-based six-piece Nané, a moniker plugged into his Dominican Republic roots, he has long felt displaced in the world. He grew up in a small west Texas town, and, as one might expect, he was made an outsider. When he visited family in the Dominican Republic, he felt too American to fit in.

Austin American Statesman

Massive sound, euphoric heart: Nané could be Austin’s next breakout

On the band’s self-titled debut album, Austin six-piece Nané churns a tidal wave of emotion that will rock your body and shake your soul. Lead singer Daniel Sahad is a big man with big hair, a big voice, and a big heart.”


Quarantine Diaries: Daniel Sahad Is Writing New Music With Nané, Producing A Short Film & Panic Reading Emails

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rock the music industry, reached out to a few musicians to see how they were spending their days indoors. Today, Nané’ vocalist Daniel Sahad shares his Quarantine Diary.


Pan Caliente: Nané taps into indie-soul sound for NPR Tiny Desk Contest

Today on Pan Caliente, we take you over to the land self-proclaimed as the ‘Live Music Capital of the World,’ Austin, TX. The reason? To spotlight a band I have been infatuated with for just over a couple months now.

Culture Collide

INTERVIEW: COLLiDE Catches Up With Indie-Soul Band, Nané

Following the November 13, 2020 release of Nané’s debut self-titled LP produced by Grammy-award winning drummer John Speice IV, COLLiDE got the chance to chat with lead singer Daniel Sahad about the LP and what Nané has been up to. With impeccable humor and a true way with words, Sahad has us both laughing and feeling deeply introspective.


Dominican Cowboy

Nané’s Daniel Sahad on creating your culture as a first generation American.