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We Are Scientists @ Shepherds Bush Empire, 4th May 2018

It’s a balmy Friday night in London and the smell of warm lager fills the air at Shepherds Bush Empire, as a packed-out crowd kick-start their May Bank Holiday weekend: they’re not here for a gig, they’re here for a show.  Anticipation hangs in the air, mingling with jager bombs; summer has finally arrived, appearing […]

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Interview – We Are Scientists

We Are Scientists return! The infamous duo, Keith Murray (guitar/vocals) and Chris Cain (bass) are back on the road with Megaplex, their hot off the press sixth album of colourful and utterly addictive fun-bomb pop. Set to dazzle the world with ten melodious molten nuggets – a welcome distraction to these bleak times in which we […]

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We Are Scientists + Flowers + The Alibi @ o2 Institute, 27th April 2016

We Are Scientists have quite a storied career. Based out of New York, they have amassed a huge following and a reputation for their “banter” onstage. They have also managed a sound that is instantly recognisable, being the underrated, but much loved indie rock giants from America. They also have a reputation for taking “new” […]

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We Are Scientists @ Birmingham Institute – 15th March 2014

Keith Murray and Chris Cain have been going at it since the early noughties. With the release of their debut album With Love And Squalor in 2006 they saw huge success in the UK with their indie pop rock and accompanying absurdist skits. It is clear that their goofy self-referential comedy is why We Are […]

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We Are Scientists + Goldheart Assembly @ HMV Institute, 16th November 2010

Promising, ‘…the sexiest, bloodiest, down-and-dirtyest carnival of ecstasy since, at the latest, Roman times.’ Californian stoner/slacker trio We are Scientists certainly pulled in the Plebian punters in droves to orgy along their punishing US/UK/European ‘Barbarians Tour’. And in the spirit of Roman allusion, one comes not to bury WAS’s retro/garage revelries but to praise them: […]

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The Murder Capital @Castle and Falcon, 12th October 2019

One of the albums of the year has been, in my opinion, ‘When I have fears’, by The Murder Capital. […]

The Divine Comedy + Man and the Echo @ O2 Institute, 11th October 2019

There’s a hint at the kind of show to expect from The Divine Comedy tonight when the stage is decked […]

Alice Cooper @ Resorts World 11th October 2019

The nights are drawing in, it’s getting cold and damp, approaching Halloween and so it’s apt ‘Ol’ Black eyes’ is […]

Richard Hawley + Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly @ o2 Institute, 10th October 2019

It’s been almost two decades since we were first blessed with the crooning voice and electrifying vintage guitar sounds of […]

Midge Ure @ Birmingham Town Hall, 7 October 2019

1980 turned out to be a pivotal year for pop music in the UK, as the punk scene faded and […]

Midge Ure plays the Town Hall on 7th October!

Midge Ure and Band Electronica bring The 1980 Tour to the Town Hall next Monday. This tour celebrates and revisits […]