• Irish Tour: We Are Scientists

    We Are Scientists live at Dublin’s Opium Rooms, Galway’s Roisin Dubh and Belfast’s Limelight 2. Photos by Isabel Thomas, Sean McCormack and Colm Laverty. Roisin Dubh, Galway Photos by Sean McCormack Opium Rooms, Dublin Photos by Isabel Thomas Limelight 2, Belfast Photos by Colm Laverty

  • We Are Scientists Announce Irish Dates

    Having released their fifth studio album, Helter Seltzer, back in April, We Are Scientists are returning for three Irish shows in October as part of their latest UK and Irish tour. The New York-based duo – who burst onto the scene back in 2005 with their major label classic With Love and Squalor – play Dublin’s Opium Rooms on October 20, Galway’s Roisin Dubh on October 21 and Belfast’s Limelight 2 on October 23. Tickets on sale this Friday at 9am.

  • We Are Scientists – Helter Seltzer

    Helter Seltzer, the fifth and by far the flashiest studio album from alt-pop duo We Are Scientists proves that Chris Cain and Keith Murray are back with a punch. Despite being prone to slip under the radar from time to time, the NYC-based duo manage to return with something bigger and better each time they resurface, staying true to their original and unique style, yet managing to reinvent certain aspects of their recognisable sound. The now veteran pair have been making music for over 14 years and despite sporting a little more grey hair and a lot more moustache action, they’ve aged…

  • We Are Scientists, More Than Conquerors – Limelight 2, Belfast

    Tonight, the Limelight 2 has had the pleasure of welcoming back the effortlessly dapper We Are Scientists for a gig that is a touch earlier in the evening than usual. By 7.20pm the room is filling up nicely with some familiar patrons of the adjacent Katy’s bar and folks stream in from haunts further afield, all of whom seem to be eagerly anticipating what is looking to be a slightly more intimate experience compared to the bands’ previous appearances in venues like the Mandela Hall and The Spring and Airbrake (now Limelight 1). With the bar area starting to look like…