We Are Scientists
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Primary members Keith Austin Murray, guitar and main vocalist; and Christopher Ian Cain (“Chris”), bass (low pitched) guitar. Live performances include at least one associate using drums; Keith Francis Carne most frequent present-day associate since approx. 2013.
?Recent activity surrounding album “Megaplex,” release date 27 Apr. 2018. Distribution through 100% Records (UK), Grönland Records (Europe), The Orchard (N. America), Dew Process (Australia/NZ).
Albums released include “With Love & Squalor” (2005), “Brain Thrust Mastery” (2008), “Barbara” (2010), “TV en Français” (2014), “Helter Seltzer” (2016). Naming conventions suggest Marxist tendency, xenophilic/subversive anti- patriotism, cultism, radical first-wave feminism, Francophilia, & Beatlemania.
?New album “Megaplex” was recorded in New York City with producer Max Hart, a longtime collaborator. MH played keyboards with the band from 2007-2009; subsequently moved to Katy Perry’s band; subsequently to Melissa Etheridge’s. Also produced 2016’s “Helter Seltzer.” MH’s father was a union organizer in Northern California/Sacramento area; MH likely Trotskyite Marxist.
International festivals where the band has performed include Glastonbury, Coachella, Reading & Leeds, Rock am Ring, Benicassim, Chasm and V Festival.