We Are Scientists perform in The Current studios

We Are Scientists
We Are Scientists (Photo courtesy the band)

We Are Scientists formed in Berkeley, California shortly before heading to New York City in 2001. Their name was taken from a conversation with a man at a truck-rental company. When the man asked the band if they were brothers, and they replied "No, we're scientists."

The band built a small but devoted following through their three self-released EPs and gained even more popularity with their major-label debut, "With Love and Squalor" released in early 2006 on Virgin Records.

In 2008, their second full length was released on Virgin entitled, "Brain Thrust Mastery."

Songs performed: "After Hours," "Impatience," and "Lethal Enforcer."

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