Chris on the Worst Gig Ever Podcast

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!

We Are Scientists premieres their new music video for “Dumb Luck”

“Dumb Luck” bears all the hallmarks of their awesome: the gnarly, nimble riffs, the zingy pace, the way Chris and Keith’s vocals layer up and sound just the right amount of world weary, while simultaneously making you want to jump around like an idiot.

Visually this video is sick. It’s the goriest, grossest three minutes the pair have ever had a hand in. It also contains some vital life lessons like exercising is dangerous, juicing is for losers, DIY is not for dummies, and don’t smoke on the fire escape, you dirty hipster.

-From Noisey

We Are Scientists at Universal CityWalk – December 21, 2013

December 21, 2013 - 1

It felt like a Christmas miracle that we got another (free) We Are Scientists show in Los Angeles!

Here’s the setlist (sorry it’s a bit difficult to read):


Rules Don’t Stop
Dumb Luck
Nobody Move
What You Do Best
Chick Lit
I Don’t Bite
Return The Favor
Make It Easy
Can’t Lose
Slow Down
Great Escape (they didn’t play this one)
After Hours

They played “Sprinkles” and “Make It Easy” for the first time here in LA and I can’t get over how good these tracks are. I was freaking out over the new songs they played earlier this year but geez these other new ones- hot damn, I’m so excited for the new album and tour! (Buy tickets to the 2014 tour, everybody!)

And here’s some photos from the show (the rest of ‘em are here on Flickr):

Chris - 122113 - 01

Hot new drummer Keith - 122113

Keith - 122113 - 01

Chris - 122113 - 02

Keith - 122113 - 02
Here’s some videos:

Make It Easy:

Sprinkles: (I recorded this too, but Jenn’s video of this is way better than mine)

Dumb Luck:

We Are Scientists at Mustache Dache, November 17, 2013

We Are Scientists performed at Mustache Dache‘s Mustache Bash concert yesterday at Elysian Park here in Los Angeles and I took some photos:

Chris - MDLA5K

Keith - MDLA5K  Other Keith - MDLA5K

Group shot - MDLA5K

The rest of my photos are posted at my Flickr page. 

I also highly suggest checking out LA Record for my friend Sam’s photos from the show too- all of ‘em are fantastic. 

And I recorded some videos:

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