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It's been a few years since New York-based We Are Scientists released a new offering. With a new record label in tow, Toronto-based Dine Alone Records, Keith Murray and Chris Cain are giving fans the kind of songs that put them on the global map and that we’ve been missing from our playlists - a five-track EP entitled Business Casual, which will be released on October 15. The duo first hinted at an oncoming release when they put out a double A-side record in July 2013, exclusively to fans through their website with the tracks “Something About You,” and “Let Me Win.”

Murray & Cain recently trekked down south to the Everglades and Miami, FL and took a break from vacationing to film the music video for their new song “Return the Favor”. The video was directed by Dan Monick. Business Casual illuminates the full range of We Are Scientists, from the big chorus of “Return the Favor” to the visceral rock track “Dumb Luck”- both songs were produced by Chris Coady (Beach House, Smith Westerns, Yuck) at Magic Shop in NYC. Fans of the band Berlin will be pleased to hear a smooth, pedal steel version of the classic love song, “Take My Breath Away.” The track and “Good Answer” were recorded at Atomic Heart in NYC with Claudius Mittendorfer (Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys, Muse, Interpol).

The band has always been known for their on-stage antics and humorous personalities. Some have even ventured to call them “intelligent indie-pop,” after they created a 7-episode series of television shorts entitled Steve Wants His Money, which aired on MTV UK.

We Are Scientists shocked themselves and impressed many others with their 2005 debut With Love & Squalor, which sold over 100,000 copies in the UK, and led to a sold-out UK tour, including two nights at Brixton Academy. They have since released two full-length albums Brain Thrust Mastery (Virgin Records, 2008) and Barbara(Masterswan Recordings, 2010). All three albums charted in the UK, with singles “After Hours,” “Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt,” “The Great Escape,” “It’s a Hit” and “Chick Lit” all charting in the US/UK. They have appeared on US late night talk shows, The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and Carson Daly and performed at Coachella, Sasquatch, and All Points West festivals. In the UK, the band played the Reading and Leeds main stage and Glastonbury Festivals among other world-wide touring.
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Listen to "Distillery" From We Are Scientists' Split 7"

Hear a new track from We Are Scientists via">consequenceofsound.net Consequence of Sound!

"Distillery" one of two tracks on their newly announced split 7" with Surfer Blood, which will be available on their forthcoming co-headlining tour.

Spatter Analysis Tour Dates:

10/01 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair bit.ly /> 10/03 – Washington DC @ U Street Music Hall ticketf.ly /> 10/04 – Philadelphia, PA @ Jonny Brenda’s ticketf.ly /> 10/05 – Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt bit.ly /> 10/06 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern ticketf.ly /> 10/07 – London, ON @ Call the Office ticketf.ly /> 10/08 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall bit.ly /> 10/09 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club bit.ly /> 10/10 – Madison, WI @ The Sett bit.ly
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We Are Scientists and Surfer Blood Co-Headline Tour

This fall We Are Scientists will hit the road with Surfer Blood for "The Spatter Analysis" co-headlining tour! Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 8. Dates below.

8/30-9/1 Seattle, WA @ Bumbershoot Festival
9/11-14 Victoria, BC @ Rifflandia Festival
10/1 Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
10/3 Washington DC @ U Street Music Hall
10/4 Philadelphia, PA @ Jonny Brenda’s
10/5 Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
10/6 Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
10/7 London, ON @ Call the Office
10/8 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
10/9 St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
10/10 Madison, WI @ The Sett
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We Are Scientists take the Late Night stage

We Are Scientists had a huge day in New York City yesterday, capping off the night with a performance of their newest single "Make It Easy" on The Late Show With David Letterman!

If you missed it last night, or just want to see it on repeat, you're in luck. Watch the clip above.

The duo is out on the road in Australia and Europe/UK through the summer, bit.ly target="_blank">see the full routing here.
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We Are Scientists premiere new "Sprinkles" video

Noted as being one of the most approachable and hilarious bands out there, kings of on-stage banter We Are Scientists layer on personable vibes in their new video diary video for "Sprinkles," the latest single off new album TV en Français. Watch it www.stereogum.com target="_blank">HERE exclusively on Stereogum.

georiot.co target="_blank">Click to purchase TV en Français on iTunes.

The Brooklyn trio have one last Canadian date on their current North American tour. Catch them May 3 at Vancouver's Electric Owl. For a full list of upcoming tour dates, click bit.ly target="_blank">HERE.
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We Are Scientists go acoustic for Baeble Music

Brooklyn natives We Are Scientists stopped by the Baeble Music studios recently to play some cuts off their latest album TV en Français. Watch the full interview and session www.baeblemusic.com target="_blank">HERE at the source.

The band took last year's NXNE Festival in Toronto by storm with a string of shows around the city including a spot on the coveted Young and Dundas stage and a headlining show at Lee's Palace. The boys are heading back in town this month. Check out a list of Canadian stops below and a full North American tour route bit.ly target="_blank">HERE.

WE ARE SCIENTISTS CANADIAN SHOWS
Apr 20 Montreal, QC @ il motore
Apr 22 Toronto, ON @ Lee's Palace
May 02 Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl Social Club

For a limited time, fans can grab the new album on Amazon for only $6.99. Offer ends April 14. Click amzn.to target="_blank">HERE to grab your digital copy.
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