SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 (NEW YORK, NY) — “I have a tendency to deliver hot takes and to get extraordinarily overheated about utterly inconsequential things,” says WE ARE SCIENTISTS vocalist/guitarist Keith Murray about their new song “OPERATOR ERROR” (out today on all DSPs) which is, in fact, about how he has a big mouth. The single, We Are Scientists’ first new music since last year’s critically-hailed HUFFY, showcases what the New York rock-duo do best: Make catchy, feel good indie rock that will stick in your brain for days.
“I got into a multi-hour argument over whether Top Gun: Maverick is a halfway decent movie. Maybe it’s weird, then, that I also tend to be pretty sanguine over big issues. It’s fairly hard to drag me into a heated fight, or to get me to say something that I’ll later come to regret,” continues Murray. “On important matters, I like to keep quiet, to listen to everyone else’s take, and to silently build my own bullet-proof argument, which nobody else will ever hear. I operate in dual modes – one where I’m apt to deliver my dumb opinion with little provocation, and one in which it’s almost impossible to get me to say what I’m really thinking. It’s probably a pretty frustrating character trait for the people who are trying to engage me in consequential conversation, and I apologize to my friends and my enemies, alike.”
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Last year’s HUFFY received acclaim from critics such as Consequence(“16 years after their famed LP With Love and Squalor, We Are Scientists have returned with wisdom, patience, and believe it or not, joy“), AllMusic (“2021’s infectious Huffy finds them bucking their veteran status with a handful of nervy anthems that recapture the classic post-punk and power pop energy of their best work.), The Aquarian (“We Are Scientists are their own corner of the modern music scene in how they maintain that what they are doing is, and will always be, about the art“). and Allston Pudding (“HUFFY is a bombastic collection of high octane bops that give fresh air to the group’s established sound.”)
“Operator Error” by We Are Scientists is out now on all DSPs. More news regarding music will be unveiled soon.