Memorial Union-Der Rathskeller
Based in Madison, WI, The Selfish Gene plays their own brand of three-piece transaccidental guitar rock like Built to Spill, Modest Mouse and Pavement. Their last album, The Grand Masquerade received considerable attention from music critics around the nation. The band has been featured as Artist of the Day on Spin. com and National Public Radio. They have played with the likes of Bon Iver, Kings of Leon, Cloud Cult and Ha Ha Tonka. They are recording a new album and touring throughout the midwest.