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Tank and the Bangas: "Memories of What Feels Best to me as Well as the Hope of the Memories I Haven't Made Yet"

Artist name: Tank and the Bangas

Featured Work 1: Tiny Desk Concert on NPR (2017 Winners!)

When Tank and the Bangas show up, you will be treated to a soulful, surprising, funky musical experience rich with organic, flowing beats and lyrics both playful and poignant. 942 more words

Erin MacNair--"Thin Crust" (The Walrus, March 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: JOHN PAUL WHITE-Tiny Desk Concert #578 (November 14, 2016).

The name John Paul White always sounds familiar to me, but I have a hard time remembering just who he is.  788 more words

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Steven Heighton--"An Occurrence on the Beach of Varosha" (The Walrus, January/February 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: JOSEPH-Tiny Desk #574 (October 28, 2016).

I have been hearing “White Flag” quite a bit on the radio. I had a hard time keeping track of who sang it (it doesn’t help that this trio of women is called Joseph).  929 more words

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Alix Ohlin--"A System from the North" (The Walrus, December 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: BUDDY MILLER & JIM LAUDERDALE-Tiny Desk Concert #275 (May 13, 2013).

Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale are apparently legendary players, but I’ve never heard of either of them. 980 more words

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John Edgar Wideman--"JB & FD" (Harper's, February 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: D.R.A.M.-Tiny Desk Concert #595 (February 1, 2017).

I had never heard of D.R.A.M. before (even though apparently his song b”Broccoli” has sold 4 million records).  1,425 more words

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Nathaniel Mackey--"Comeback City" (Harper's, February 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: LITTLE SIMZ-Tiny Desk Concert #599 (February 21, 2017).

I had never heard of Little Simz until I saw this Tiny Desk Concert.  Then a few nights later I was in Union Transfer and saw that she would be playing there in a few weeks.  700 more words

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