When the Mae Shi disbanded after completing their final album, 2008’s HLLYH, Brad Breeck pursued a profession in composing, writing music for Apple MacBook Air commercials as well as the soundtracks to Tenacious D as well as the Choose of Destiny as well as the Nickelodeon TV series Fanboy & Chum Chum. Nevertheless, Breeck continued producing music for his own private expression. Fascinated with the past due 2000s/early 2010s debates about healthcare, the overall economy, and other problems — which he noticed as linked to a more substantial theme of sociable Darwinism — he published and recorded a couple of tunes setting his applying for grants these styles to eclectic, punk-tinged pop that found where in fact the Mae Shi remaining off. Dubbing his task Skull Tape, he recruited XBXRX’s Kyle Mabson and Vice Much cooler on drums and acoustic guitar, respectively; Robotanists’ Daniel Deblanke on acoustic guitar; Robin Williams on Fire’s Dalton Blanco on drums, and Indicators’ Jon Grey on synths. The outcomes, The Invisible Hands as well as the Descent of Man, found its way to Apr 2011.