SCIENCE PARK is a modern American narrative songwriting project from Los Angeles, CA.
SCIENCE PARK’s songs portray the wonder, horror, hubris, and transcendence of humans as they relate to their environment. Songs take place in midcentury passenger trains and rickety prop planes; in the California desert and the Alaskan tundra; over moonlit lakes and inside torrential rivers. They combine the literary impulses of contemporary short fiction with smart and cinematic pop songwriting chops. (Think Joy Williams collaborating with Andy Partridge, or Lorrie Moore co-writing with Robyn Hitchcock.)
SCIENCE PARK was originally conceived as a one-man bedroom synthpop project in Boston, MA, and went on to become a full touring band. This iteration existed from 1997-2001 and culminated in three albums, countless live and radio performances, and critical praise from SPIN, the Village Voice, the Advocate, the Boston Globe, and many more. This version of the project is well-documented at Bandcamp.
SCIENCE PARK's new album, Mercator, will be released on September 7, 2018, via Spotify, iTunes, Bandcamp, Google Play, and other outlets. A limited-edition, 24-page art/lyric book will be issued in lieu of other physical media.
The album will be supported by a series of solo acoustic/electric house concerts and intimate small-venue gigs. Get in touch if you'd like to host one in your town.