Scientific Maps

Scientific Maps

 Albany, New York, USA
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Scientific Maps are a 4 piece Indie Pop Band from Albany, NY they have played with bands such as of Montreal, the Hold Steady, and Akron/Family. They were named Best Pop Band in the Capital Region by the Metroland Magazine in 2009.

Biography

Scientific Maps is a four piece band from Albany, N.Y. The band began in 2003 and has released two full length albums titled Get Off the Moon and Hold On Whoever You Are, they recently released E.P. Galvanic Wizardy, and is nearing completion of a third album named Food for Witches.

In 2006 and 2009, Metroland voted Scientific Maps "BEST POP BAND" in the Capital Region and in 2008 Aaron Smith was named "BEST MALE SONGWRITER".

With songs reflecting influences as varied as the supernatural and crypto-zoological to British invasion to Sherlock Holmes to Elephant 6 and then back to the supernatural, they are gaining more friends and fans at each performance and are ready to play for more.

Scientific Maps has played with many bands such as of Montreal, the Hold Steady, and Akron/Family. They are gaining more friends and fans at each performance and are ready to play for more.

Scientific Maps are a four (and occasionally two piece) indie rock pop band from Albany, N.Y. Taking cues from way before and almost not yet, the Maps meld harmonies together with sometimes somber lyrics against a mostly rapid rhythm. They're like, nowsville. They're excited to meet you.

You can see their music video for People Love Their Troubles on Youtube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5r_AbNTixZk

Discography

Get off the Moon L.P.(2006)

Hold on Whoever You Are L.P.(2009)

Galvanic Wizardry E.P. (2009)

Soon to be released:
Split Cassette w/ Cave Weddings
(Berger Records 2009)

Split 7" w/ Kitty Little
(Peter Walkee Records 2009)

Set List

Hold on Whoever You Are
Let Them See the Cables
Grave Jumpers
Baker Street (Putting You On)
the Last of the Potion
Lenticular Ladies
Kat (You're Ruining Everything)
Hot Jupiter
People Love Their Troubles
the Sea That's Full of Snakes
With Renewed Vigor
we usually play for about 35 minutes. not too many covers.