"String sections have been in vogue in rock and post-rock bands for 5-10 years, but I'm hard-pressed to think of another pop band that uses only classical instruments, especially one that dresses up in silver space suit costumes."
- Wired.com Listening Post
Miracles of Modern Science began life in 2004 as a sea-shanty-spouting string band at Princeton University, formed by orchestra drop-outs and jazz band rejects. In 2005, they found a drummer and plugged their miniature orchestra into amps. From then on, their ecstatic live shows,...