Formed in the late 2000s, three-piece dance band ‘Art vs. Science’ develop smooth and catchy, electronic-based tracks comparable to Electric Six, Justice and Junior Senior. Consisting of members; Jim Finn on vocals and keyboards, Dan McNamee on vocals, guitars and keyboards and Dan Williams on drums and vocals the trio have received various awards, nominations and critical acclaim.
Uniting at a Daft Punk concert, the group went on to curate a set worth of songs and tour Australia playing at shows such as Falls Festival and Parklife in addition to receiving an Unearthed J Award nomination and landing at No. 44 on the Triple J Hottest 100, 2008. 2009 saw the band win a Triple J Unearthed competition which earned them a spot on the Splendour in the Grass lineup, before selling out a national headlining tour and the release of their debut self-titled EP which peaked at number 32 on the ARIA’s singles chart whilst also receiving an ARIA Award nomination for Breakthrough Artist.
Art vs. Science then released two more EP’s: Magic Fountain and Parlez-Vous Français?. The lead single of the latter went on to become a sensation internationally, being featured on a BBC 1 compilation disc and earning them numerous overseas support gigs. Following this, the band released their first full-length album ‘The Experiment’ in early 2011 which peaked at number two on Australia’s charts.