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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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Bloc Party + whenyoung + Liz Lawrence @ o2 Academy, 13th July 2019

If you are a keen reader of music magazines and blog posts you may have read recently that indie is […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Sunday- Kawala

Sunday is always the day of struggle at music festivals. Not only are you tired and smelly, but you have […]

Godiva Festival Saturday, 6th July 2019

As the sun struggled to peek its rays through the clouds, it looked as though the second day of Godiva […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Saturday- Indoor Pets

Saturday at Barn on the Farm was a nice, cool afternoon full of music. About midway through the day band […]

KISS @ The Arena Birmingham, 9 July 2019

KISS are the champions of the stadium rock show, a title that they refuse to relinquish. Yet the time has […]

Barn on the Farm Sunday, 7th July, 2019

The final day of the festival awakens with the warm sun, drying out the rain soaked ground. As tired zombie […]