Tapes 'n Tapes perform in The Current studio

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Members of Tapes 'N Tapes (MPR Photo/Derrick Stevens)

To say that the Minneapolis band Tapes 'N Tapes is on the verge of something big is an understatement.

In addition to their main room big show at First Avenue, the guys have a European tour lined up with The Futureheads, as well as an upcoming scheduled appearance on Late Night with David Letterman show.

Their debut album "The Loon" was just re-released by XL Records.

Songs performed: "Jakov's Suite," "Cowbell," and "Insistor."

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