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News

Jun 17, 2022

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas have shared a new song, “There Goes the Neighborhood.” It is out now via Verve Forecast. More

May 13, 2022

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas have shared a video for their new song “Communion In My Cup,” from their new album, Red Balloon, which is out today via Verve Forecast. More

Tank and the Bangas Share New Single “Oak Tree”

Red Balloon Due Out May 13 via Verve Forecast

Apr 20, 2022

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas have shared a new single, “Oak Tree.” It is the latest release from the group’s forthcoming album Red Balloon, which will be out on May 13 via Verve Forecast. More

Mar 31, 2022

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas have shared a video for their new single, the Questlove collaboration “Why Try.” It is the latest release from the group’s forthcoming album Red Balloon, which will be out on May 13 via Verve Forecast. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Ezra Furman, Nilüfer Yanya, Belle and Sebastian, Wet Leg, and More

Plus Sharon Van Etten, Bartees Strange, Alex Izenberg, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 04, 2022

Welcome to the ninth Songs of the Week of 2022. It was a stellar week for new tracks and we could only narrow it down to a Top 12, with several strong honorable mentions. More

Feb 28, 2022

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas have shared videos for two new songs: “Stolen Fruit” and “Black Folk,” the latter of which features Alex Isley and Masego. They are the latest releases from the group’s forthcoming album Red Balloon, which will be out on May 13 via Verve Forecast. More

Jan 28, 2022

New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas have announced the release of their third album, Red Balloon, which will be out on May 13 via Verve Forecast. They have also shared a video for a new album single, “No ID.” More



Interviews

May 12, 2022

On a Spring day in early April, Tarriona “Tank” Ball of the New Orleans funk-soul group, Tank and the Bangas, is driving to get some lunch. The night before, Ball was joined by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band for a rendition of the National Anthem at the NCAA Men’s Basketball final between Kansas and North Carolina. “Right after the game, we went straight to the bowling alley to celebrate the birthday of one of the Bangas, Norman [Spence II],” says Ball. “And now we gotta go home and pack for California.” More


Reviews

May 17, 2022

“Minimalism” is not a word typically associated with New Orleans. Just the city’s name evokes color and heat, brassy music playing from every street corner. From music to food to funerals, New Orleans does it big. So it’s no surprise that when a NOLA-bred group breaks into public consciousness, they go all in. More