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John Maus Shares Trippy Football-Themed Video for New Song “Touchdown,” Announces Tour

Screen Memories Due Out October 27, Box Set Featuring New Album Addendum Due Out April, 2018

Oct 23, 2017

John Maus has shared a video for a brand new song, "Touchdown." Both the song and the video reference football (of the American variety). Jennifer Juniper Stratford directed the trippy video, which starts with a player taking a knee and continues with images of players in red against a black background. Maus shows up as a coach. Watch it below. Maus has also announced some new 2018 tour dates, which are below. More

Watch a Teenaged John Maus in the Video for New Song “Teenage Witch”

Screen Memories Due Out October 27, Box Set Featuring New Album Addendum Due Out April, 2018

Oct 12, 2017

It's been six years since John Maus last released an album, 2011's well-received third album, We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves. But on October 27 he is releasing a new albumScreen Memories, via Ribbon Music.  More

John Maus Announces Two New Albums and a Box Set, Shares Video for New Song “The Combine”

Screen Memories Due Out October 27 via Ribbon Music, Box Set Featuring New Album Addendum Due Out April, 2018

Aug 29, 2017

It's been six years since John Maus last released an album, 2011's well-received third album, We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves. Now he has not only announced a new album, Screen Memories, but also a 6-LP vinyl box set that contains another new album, AddendumMore

Check Out Photos of FYF Fest 2012 - Day One - M83, Chromatics, Fucked Up

Plus Chairlift, James Blake, Moonface, Sleigh Bells and More

Sep 03, 2012

On Saturday September 1, the nineth annual FYF Fest went down at Los Angeles’ State Historic Park in Downtown L.A. We sent photographer Steven Dewall down to cover the action. Check out his shots of Chairlift,ChromaticsFucked UpJames BlakeJohn MausM83MoonfacePurity Ring, Redd Kross, Sleigh BellsThe Valelines, and Warpaint here. More

May 17, 2012

John Maus has revealed that he will be releasing a collection of rarities and previously unreleased material appropriately named A Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased Material. More

Listen: John Maus - “No Title (Molly)”

Off Domino Record Store Day Zine/Flexi Disc Release

Mar 30, 2012

As previously reported, this coming Record Store Day Domino and Ribbon Music will be releasing an exclusive literary and art zine called "Smuggler's Way," set to include contributions from the label's respective bands. More

Feb 24, 2012

Domino and Ribbon Music have announced have announced a very unsusual but no less amazing Record Store Day exclusive called "Smuggler's Way," a literary and art zine created by bands on both labels. More

Oct 17, 2011

Last weekend, The Creators’ Project held a festival at DUMBO, Brooklyn. We sent photographer Evan Smith down to cover the action.  More

John Maus Hits The Road

Dates Begin Late September

Aug 17, 2011

Avant-garde pop maestro John Maus is taking the show on the road in support of recently released album, We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves. We have the dates.  More

Under the Radar Announces Summer Issue and St. Vincent Cover

Issue Also Features Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, M83, The Horrors, Washed Out, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, and much more

Jul 28, 2011

Under the Radar’s Summer 2011 Issue has just hit stands. It features St. Vincent on the cover and includes articles on M83, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, The Horrors, Washed Out, Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, Friendly Fires, Memory Tapes, John Maus, Niki & The Dove, Purity Ring, Youth Lagoon, and many others; as well as over 115 reviews. The digital version of the magazine also includes 50 extra pages of bonus content, including articles on My Morning Jacket, The Rapture, Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, Moonface, Stephin Merritt, Laurel Halo, and more. More

Jun 23, 2011

Check out experimental synth-pop maverick John Maus' second official video for We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of OurselvesMore

Listen: John Maus, Shabazz Palaces, Chad Valley and More

Streams Courtesy of NPR, Spinner and Hype Machine

Jun 20, 2011

Numerous album streams were released today across various Internet sites. We have the details. More



Reviews

Screen Memories

Screen Memories

Ribbon Music

Oct 26, 2017

If the test of time is the only true measure of an album's worth then John Maus's We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves is close to being a classic. In the six years that have passed since it was met with unanimous acclaim, the record's synthesized enclaves feel as alive and energized as they did in 2011. More

Øya Day 2: Philco Fiction, Baroness, John Maus, Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Ane Brun, Björk

August 9th, 2012

Aug 10, 2012

I had a thought while eating dinner last night: it’s nice to cover a festival with food options that involve something other than eating a pile of grease. Among other such deep revelations I also saw Philco FictionBaronessJohn MausFrank OceanSt. VincentAne Brun, and Björk. More

We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves

We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves

Ribbon

Jul 12, 2011

John Maus, a close friend of Ariel Pink, crafts pop music with a similar aesthetic. More