We Are Scientists

QRO spotlights the hilarious - and excellent - We Are Scientists....
We Are Scientists

QRO spotlights the hilarious – and excellent – We Are Scientists.


Name: We Are Scientists

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY (originally from Claremont, CA)

Members: Andy Burrows (former), Chris Cain, Keith Carne, Keith Murray, Michael Tapper (former)

Albums: Safety, Fun, and Learning (In That Order) (2002), With Love and Squalor (2005), Brain Thrust Mastery (2008), Barbara (2010), TV en Français (2014), Helter Seltzer (2016), Megaplex (2018), Huffy (2021)

We Are ScientistsRelated Articles:

Review as part of Siren Music Festival on Coney Island in Brooklyn, NY on July 21st, 2007

Photo gallery from Siren Music Festival

Review of Brain Thrust Mastery

Live review at Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza in New York, NY on November 22nd, 2008

Photo gallery from Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza

Review as part of SunFest in West Palm Beach, FL on April 28th, 2010

Photo gallery from SunFest

Review of Barbara

Review as part of Siren Music Festival, at after-party at Music Hall of Williamsburg, in Brooklyn, NY on July 17th, 2010

Photo gallery from Music Hall of Williamsburg

Live review at Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, OR on July 26th, 2010

Photo gallery from Doug Fir Lounge

Live review at Mercury Lounge in New York, NY on New Year’s Eve, 2010

Photo gallery from Mercury Lounge

Photo gallery from Red Hook Park in Brooklyn, NY on June 23rd, 2011

Photo gallery from CMJ Day Five at Piano’s in New York, NY on October 22nd, 2011

Photo gallery from Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY on April 25th, 2012

Photo gallery from Tramlines Festival in Sheffield, U.K. on July 22nd, 2012

Photo gallery from Kendall Calling Festival in Cumbria, U.K. on July 29th, 2012

Review of “Make It Easy”

Interview with Keith Murray in 2014

Review of TV en Français

Live review at Bowery Ballroom in New York, NY on April 18th, 2014

Photo gallery from Bowery Ballroom

Live review at Brooklyn Bowl on November 20th, 2014

Photo gallery from Brooklyn Bowl on November 20th, 2014

Live review from Irving Plaza in New York, NY on May 11th, 2016

Photo gallery from Irving Plaza

Review of Helter Seltzer

Review as part of Bingley Music Live in Bradford, U.K. on September 4th, 2016

Photo gallery from Bingley Music Live

Live review from Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 12th, 2017

Photo gallery from Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 12th, 2017

Live review from Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY on November 15th, 2017

Photo gallery from Knitting Factory

Review of Megaplex

Photo gallery from Bowery Ballroom on June 16th, 2018

Interview with Chris Cain and Keith Murray in 2018

Review as part of Firefly Festival in Dover, DE on June 15th, 2018

Review of “I Cut My Own Hair”

Review of “Fault Lines”

Review of “Contact High”

Interview with Cain & Murray in 2021

Review of “Handshake Agreement”

Live review from Elsewhere in Brooklyn on August 10th, 2021

Photo gallery from Elsewhere

Photo gallery from Elsewhere Rooftop on September 20th, 2021

Review of Huffy

Tour dates:

THU 14 OCTOBER – Rough Trade – East – London, UK
FRI 15 OCTOBER – Pryzm – Kingston Upon Thames, UK
WED 24 NOVEMBER – Leadmill – Sheffield, UK
THU 25 NOVEMBER – Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK
FRI 26 NOVEMBER – Social – Hull, UK
SAT 27 NOVEMBER – Manchester Academy 2 – Manchester, UK
MON 29 NOVEMBER – Whelan’s Live – Dublin, Ireland
TUE 30 NOVEMBER – The Limelight 2 – Belfast, UK
WED 1 DECEMBER – Saint Luke’s – Glasgow, UK
THU 2 DECEMBER – O2 Academy 2 Liverpool – Liverpool, UK
SAT 4 DECEMBER – Rescue Rooms – Nottingham, UK
MON 6 DECEMBER – 02 Institute 2 – Birmingham, UK
TUE 7 DECEMBER – Trinity Centre – Bristol, UK
WED 8 DECEMBER – Brighton Concorde 2Brighton, UK
THU 9 DECEMBER – O2 Forum Kentish Town – London, UK
FRI 1 APRIL – Petit Bain – Paris, France
SAT 2 APRIL – Muziekgieterij – Maastricht, Netherlands
SUN 3 APRIL – Kavka – Antwerp, Belgium
TUE 5 APRIL – Paradiso Noord, Tolhuistuin – Amsterdam, Netherlands
WED 6 APRIL – Luxor – Cologne, Germany
THU 7 APRIL – Z-Bau – Nuremberg, Germany
SAT 9 APRIL – Grelle Forelle – Vienna, Austria
SUN 10 APRIL – Nová Cvernovka – Bratislava, Slovakia
MON 11 APRIL – Futurum Music Bar – Prague, Czech Republic
TUE 12 APRIL – Werk 2 – Kulturfabrik Leipzig e.V. – Leipzig, Germany
WED 13 APRIL – Hole 44 – Berlin, Germany
THU 14 APRIL – Knust – Hamburg, Germany


We Are Scientists playing “It’s a Hit” live at Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza:


We Are Scientists playing “Dumb Luck” live at Bowery Ballroom on April 18th, 2014:


We Are Scientists playing “What You Do Best” live at Bowery Ballroom on April 18th, 2014:


We Are Scientists playing “Make It Easy” live at Bowery Ballroom on April 18th, 2014:


We Are Scientists playing “Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt” live at Brooklyn Bowl on November 20th, 2014:


We Are Scientists playing “I Don’t Bite” live at Brooklyn Bowl on November 20th, 2014:


We Are Scientists playing “Make It Easy” live at Brooklyn Bowl on November 20th, 2014:


We Are Scientists playing “Ghouls” live at Brooklyn Bowl on November 20th, 2014:


We Are Scientists covering Stone Temple Pilots’ “Interstate Love Song” live at Brooklyn Bowl on November 20th, 2014:


We Are Scientists playing “After Hours” live at Brooklyn Bowl on November 20th, 2014:


We Are Scientists playing “Too Late” live at Irving Plaza:


We Are Scientists playing “After Hours” live at Irving Plaza:


We Are Scientists playing “Make It Easy” live at Irving Plaza:


We Are Scientists playing “Dumb Luck” live at Irving Plaza:


We Are Scientists playing “Buckle” live at Irving Plaza:


We Are Scientists playing “Lousy Reputation” live at Irving Plaza:


We Are Scientists playing “Textbook” live at Irving Plaza:


We Are Scientists playing “Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt” live at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 12th, 2017:


We Are Scientists playing “Rules Don’t Stop” live at Knitting Factory:

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