Monday, March 19 2007
James Chapman's moody, dream-fuzzed songs spent 2006 evolving from home-taped reveries to NME-charting singles. This year, with a new album in the works, a partnership with Bjork soundman Valgeir Sigurdsson, and a rising tide of blog interest, the Northampton (UK) songwriter is poised to move from off the map to off the charts.
Monday, July 8 2013
For an album purportedly about change, and is even named after it, Vicissitude is a case of plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.
Wednesday, July 25 2007
Shortlisted for the Mercury Prize, Maps' debut full length is another solid entry into the growing “widescreen sound” oeuvre.