Hailing from a Land Down Under, the men of Art vs. Science have quickly claimed both commercial and critical success in their native Australia.
Now, the trio is looking to replicate its achievements in America. The band's US invasion kicked off in March with the release of the Magic Fountain EP, which showcases its affinity for the dance-rock genre with crunchy guitar riffs and hard snythy beats.
The title track sounds like something that could have come out of Daft Punk's Human After All era. But there are also hints of New Wave, such as the "Hey! Ho!" chorus of "Flipper."
The next stage of Art vs. Science's American conquest -- a 14-date US tour -- launches tonight at the Electric Pickle as the band makes its proper Miami debut.
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Art vs. Science US Tour Dates
08/11 Miami, FL - Electric Pickle
08/12 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
08/13 Chicago, IL - North Halsted Market Days
08/14 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
08/18 Tucson, AZ - Club Congress
08/19 Phoenix, AZ - Brick
08/20 Mexico City, Mexico - Voila Acoustique
08/21 Vancouver, BC - Fortune Sound Club
08/23 Portland, OR - Doug Fir
08/24 San Francisco, CA - Bottom Of The Hill
08/25 Sonoma, CA - Ampitheatre
08/26 San Diego, CA - Casbah
08/27 Los Angeles, CA - Sunset Junction (w/ The Hundred Days, Art Brut, Butthole Surfers, Melvins)
08/28 Tacoma, WA - Grit City Fest