We were thrilled to have Tapes ‘n Tapes stop by Uneven Studio a few months ago when they were in town for a headlining show at the Bluebird Theater with Denver locals the Chain Gang of 1974. The Twin Cities indie rockers have been on our radar since their 2006 breakout single “Cowbell” — pioneering a form of complex-yet-catchy indie-rock that had previously eluded mass audiences. The three songs below carry a sense of exclusivity and uniqueness that you won’t find on album versions — from the pitter patter of the single snare drum to the delicate tones floating from the melodica. Click through the photo gallery for a better idea of what we mean. Stream and download at your leisure.
Evan Semón is a Denver freelance writer and photographer and regular contributor to Reverb. See more of his work.