Bumbershoot – Day 2 w/ We Are Scientists, Mission of Burma, Big Star’s Third & Falls

Always a favorite here at Back Beat Seattle, We Are Scientists was one of the many bands who performed at this year’s Bumbershoot. It’s been a very busy year for the group, who have toured extensively, and released their fifth album, TV en Français. Big Star’s Third and Falls also made appearances, as did Mission […]

Show Preview: Bumbershoot Day 2 w/We Are Scientists, Blood Squad, Savant & More – Sunday, August 31st

Day 2 of Bumbershoot strongly delivers on the EDM (Electronic Dance Music, you know!) side of things. You’ll be a happy camper if you hang out at the Pavilion Stage, but there’s also the brilliant comedy troupe Blood Squad, plus We Are Scientists, a band we love over here at Back Beat Seattle. 1:00 & […]

Videos: We Are Scientists, Sébastian Tellier & Kaskade

We Are Scientists‘ video for “Nice Guys” has all the wrong lyrics in it – I enjoy that. I also enjoy watching singer/guitarist Keith Murray navigate the streets of New York on a scooter. It’s entertaining, and the squirrels are adorable. Trivia: the boy in the video is Chris Cain’s son, and reportedly the masked […]

Show Review & Photos: We Are Scientists, Black Whales & Rewards @ Neumos

We Are Scientists are one of the best bands you’ll find. Solid live and recorded, they are just damn entertaining and fun. They bring wit to their music and shows, as well as exquisite musicianship. And as a bonus, Youth Group’s Danny Allen joined the duo on drums. Singer/guitarist Keith Murray joked it was Allen’s […]