Clever, clever Brooklynites We Are Scientists have claimed they are “bigger than Madonna,” — in height that is — and just off a tour of lectures, these witty brainiacs are hitting the road in July with the “American U.S. America” tour, kicking off July 1st and wrapping up in Newport, KY, on August 10. Brain Thrust Mastery is out now on Astralwerks. Tour dates below. And while we have you, check out our recent interview with singer/guitarist Keith Murray right here.

7/01 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre
7/02 San Diego, CA The Casbah
7/03 Pomona, CA Glasshouse
7/05 Sacramento, CA The Blue Lamp
7/06 San Francisco, CA The Independent
7/08 Portland, OR Berbati’s Pan
7/09 Seattle, WA Neumos
7/29 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s
7/30 Cambridge, MA The Middle East- Downstairs
7/31 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
8/01 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
8/02 Washington, DC The Black Cat
8/03 Columbus, OH The Basement
8/04 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
8/05 Indianapolis, IN The Music Mill
8/06 Madison, WI The High Noon Saloon
8/07 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
8/08 Chicago, IL The Abbey
8/09 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
8/10 Newport, KY Southgate House