PopMatters: 20 Questions: We Are Scientists
Keith Murray now faces the unusual and delightful challenge of tackling PopMatters’ 20 Questions, here discussing the greatness of Tusk, some great advice from his high school drama teacher, and the correlation he has between Macbeth and BASEketball.
Baeblemusic: A Dead Kitten Session With We Are Scientists
(It’s really not as morbid as it sounds) Watch the guys perform stripped down versions of Dumb Luck, Sprinkles and Make It Easy for Baeblemusic.
Thanks to Dominique, here are some photos and set lists to share from the Norwich and Birmingham We Are Scientists shows from this past weekend:
You can find more of her photos at her Flickr page.
We Are Scientists perform an acoustic rendition of “Dumb Luck” for LADYGUNN TV.
We’re terrible at dating IRL and are also simultanously flummoxed by online courting. So we started This Modern Love, a column that’s merely a shamelessly cribbed questionnaire from OkCupid. We hope to learn something about life, love, and getting laid. Keith gamely took the plunge and his answers are as follows…
Worst Gig Ever:
The black leather driving gloves come off when We Are Scientists bassman/resident jokester Chris Cain enters “the band area” with KO-kaliber tales of slagging off in the U.K. press and fighting other bands, hosting awards shows and being a “rock star dad. We also get into W.A.S.’s patented brand of comedy “behind the music,” and celebrate the release of their brand spankin’ new album, TV en Francais. ”Bass in your face say peace see ya later” on this week’s WORST GIG EVER!
Chris is also Guest Editor for the week at Magnet Magazine. Here’s his first two articles so far:
In the middle of the umpteenth snowstorm to hit the Big Apple in 2014, QRO sat down over lunch to talk with Keith Murray of We Are Scientists. In the conversation with the singer/guitarist (bassist Chris Cain couldn’t make it because he had to pick up his kid from school, which had just been cut short due to the snow), Murray talked about their upcoming album, TV en Français, making it in New York (without a label or management), their big upcoming tour (which goes from Australia to Europe – though not enough Français dates…), even further places that they’ve played, never reusing jokes, crowd-pleasing set lists, ‘mo songs, mo problems,’ Crap, Steve, their signature hair, and more…