Tapes n Tapes
When they peaked: Aziz Ansari "breaking" the band in this hilarious sketch on Human Giant.
Tapes n Tapes walked a career path many bands follow: small blogs loved their debut, then Pitchfork loved it, then everyone loved the band, and then they made a follow-up that was nowhere near the same quality. It's apparently better for your career to work toward greatness rather than start with it. Though still around, the psychedelic Minnesotans haven't released any new music since 2011, and they use social media mainly to... post photos from 2011.