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The JamBase Podcast: Tank And The Bangas

The JamBase Podcast: Tank And The Bangas

Listen to an interview with all four band customers speaking about their new album, ‘Red Balloon’ and a lot more.

By Crew JamBase May 12, 2022 10:00 am PDT

Episode 125 of The JamBase Podcast, a partner of the Osiris Media Network, functions an interview with Tank and the Bangas. JamBase’s Scott Bernstein interviewed the band about their new album, Pink Balloon, that arrives tomorrow via Verve Forecast, and considerably a lot more.

Bernstein lately caught up with frontwoman Tarriona “Tank” Ball, multi-instrumentalists Norman Spence and Albert Allenback and drummer Josh Johnson via a video chat. Ball talked about the band’s fascination with balloons as Crimson Balloon is the comply with-up to 2019’s Eco-friendly Balloon. Tank then discussed how some Crimson Balloon tracks came together in the studio at the time the band felt the vibe of the home. Allenback went on to demonstrate how the group grew to become substantially additional at ease in the studio this time around, while Tank added the pandemic led band customers to be more individual with just about every other and with the producers as they had been so thrilled to get back to get the job done.

Discuss then turned to the sequencing of Red Balloon. Josh and Tank revealed a great deal of time went into pinpointing the order for the 16 tracks as they listened to quite a few distinctive variants ahead of settling in on the closing sequence.

Tank & The Bangas labored with multiple producers on Red Balloon which includes Austin Brown. Ball experienced a wonderful conversation with Brown that led to the pair creating “Stolen Fruit.” Tank shared the tale of how the track was birthed and why it’s this kind of a exclusive music to her. Ball also reviewed the require for Tank And The Bangas to be straightforward and truthful in their music and gave the example of “Mr. Bluebell,” a music that was penned in response to the United States Capitol assault.

Purple Balloon functions a number of unique guests. Tank discussed how Wayne Brady received included in the venture although Josh joked Questlove contributed for the reason that he lost a drum struggle. On top of that, Albert spoke about what Trombone Shorty brought to the project. Other subject areas discussed were participating in Pink Balloon songs stay, doing at Wilco’s Sky Blue Sky desired destination party and why the band wished they experienced additional time to established up and get at ease at Jazz Fest in advance of their sets.

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