The Dead Research came together in later 2000 after losing its primary moniker, the Special Science, for an emo band. Sam Mickens (vocals, electric guitar) and brothers Jherek (contrabass) and Korum Bischoff (drums) have been playing with several jazz and experimental groupings before self-releasing the Glactose EP under their first name. Tugging from a number of affects, the band includes a audio with one feet in avant-garde jazz as well as the other within the noir pop and rock and roll performed by U.S. Maple or Nick Cave. Certainly Kosher released the group’s correct debut, Submariner, in 2003. Sam Mickens and Jherek Bischoff continuing to moonlight within the experimental music group Xiu Xiu.