• A Certain Ratio

  • Richard H. Kirk & Sandoz

  • ADULT.

  • Lee Ranaldo

  • Goldfrapp

  • Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon

  • Plastikman

  • Zola Jesus

  • New Order

  • Arca

  • Looper

  • Du Blonde

  • On Dead Waves

  • Lost Under Heaven

  • Lift To Experience

  • Liars

  • Swans

  • Ben Frost

  • Cold Specks

  • The Ministry Of Wolves

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Methodology '74-'78: Attic Tapes

  • Carter Tutti Void —
    Transverse

  • Arca —
    Mutant

  • New Order —
    Music Complete: Remix EP

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Mix-Up

  • Grinderman 2 RMX —
    Grinderman 2 RMX

  • Irmin Schmidt —
    Electro Violet

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Hai!

  • Big Deal —
    Talk

  • VCMG —
    Aftermaths EP3

  • Yeasayer —
    Amen & Goodbye

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Yashar

  • Liars —
    No.1 Against The Rush

  • Yeasayer —
    Fragrant World

  • Lost Under Heaven —
    Spiritual Songs For Lovers To Sing

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Three Mantras

  • Beth Jeans Houghton —
    Atlas

  • Land Observations —
    Roman Roads IV – XI

  • On Dead Waves —
    On Dead Waves

  • Cabaret Voltaire —
    Cabaret Voltaire 1974-76

  • ADULT. —
    We Are A Mirror (feat. Douglas J McCarthy)

  • Lift To Experience —
    Falling From Cloud 9

  • Goldfrapp —
    Systemagic

  • ADULT. —
    We Chase The Sound (feat. Shannon Funchess)

  • Looper —
    Farfisa Song

  • Goldfrapp —
    Anymore

  • Maps —
    Playlist: Vicissitude

  • Maps —
    Playlist: Turning The Mind & We Can Create

  • Maps —
    Vicissitude (Album Trailer)

  • Crime & The City Solution —
    American Twilight

  • Big Deal —
    In Your Car

  • Polly Scattergood —
    Wanderlust

  • Cold Specks —
    Hector (Hoxton Hall Session)

  • Can —
    The Lost Tapes (Desert)

  • Can —
    The Lost Tapes (Graublau)

  • Can —
    THE LOST TAPES (Midnight Sky)

  • Liars —
    No.1 Against The Rush (Official Video)

  • Big Deal —
    Talk (Official Video)

  • Erasure —
    Fill Us With Fire [Kaleidoscope Video]

  • White Rabbits —
    Heavy Metal

Maps

“Vicissitude” exclusive Spotify streaming – out 8 July

 

 

Maps – aka James Chapman – releases his brand new album Vicissitude on 8 July 2013. This week the album is streaming exclusively on Spotify.

Vicissitude follows the recent single release, A.M.A., out now on limited edition hand stamped 12” exclusively via Rough Trade Shops, and digital download – with remixes from the Norwegian songwriter Susanne Sundfør (who collaborated previously with Maps and recently featured on the M83 soundtrack for the film ‘Oblivion’) as well as Dutch electronic artists Legowelt, fellow Mercury nominees The Invisible and Maps himself.

James Chapman

While previous album Turning The Mind swung like a hedonistic after-party held after Maps’ debut We Can Create’s Mercury Prize nomination, Vicissitude has the distinct feeling of digging deep and confronting reality head on. And in each of those cases, with Chapman the sole creative force behind the music, any Maps album is defined entirely by where his head was at during the recording process.

Vicissitude focuses, tightens and sharpens Maps’ expansive sound. The album might have been born from a long period of self-contemplation, but maybe you do need a while to get simple answers to the difficult questions. Time to face the light.

 

Photo credit: Phil Sharp

Vicissitude links:

Rough Trade 12”: http://www.roughtrade.com/albums/73825

A.M.A.: http://snd.sc/12U3pPk

A.M.A. remixed by The Invisible – http://snd.sc/10uI1Tz

 

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