Tapes 'n Tapes is an indie rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota, formed in the winter of 2003 at Carleton College. The band has four members, each of whom is named after a word in the band's name, two members of the band share the same word for their name. The band members include Josh Grier (Tapes 1) guitar, vocals, Jeremy Hanson (Tapes 2) drums, Matt Kretzman ('n), keyboards and Erik Appelwick ('n) bass.
They first self-released the “Tapes 'n Tapes EP” in 2004, followed by their debut full-length release, “The Loon,” on Ibid Records in 2005. The band signed to XL Recordings and re-released “The Loon” in July 2006.
In April 2008 the band issued their second album, titled “Walk It Off.” “Walk It Off” was recorded by producer David Fridmann in his Tarbox Road Studio in Cassadaga, New York. The
The band's third studio album, “Outside,” was released in January 2011.