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John Maus Announces Standalone Release of “Addendum” Album, Shares New Song “Episode”

Addendum Due Out May 18 via Ribbon Music, Career-Spanning Vinyl Box Set Due Out April 20

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Last October John Maus released a new album, Screen Memories, via Ribbon Music. Maus previously announced a career-spanning 6-LP vinyl box set that contains all his albums, including Screen Memories and another new album, Addendum. The box set is due out April 20, but now Maus has announced that Addendum will also get a standalone release on CD and digital on May 18 via Ribbon Music (the vinyl version will remain exclusive it the box set). He has also shared one of its songs, "Episode." Listen to it below, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art, as well as Maus' upcoming tour dates.

Maus has also announced a special New York City show called The Sucrose Plane that will take place on May 4th at 6pm EST at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park in Coney Island. It will be part of the Red Bull Music Festival New York. Here's the official description of the event: "On Friday, May 4th, John Maus will be bringing his visceral and haunting take on synth-pop to Coney Island for what he's calling The Sucrose Plane: an event where he will perform with his band as well as compose music to play within select rides at Deno's Wonder Wheel Park in conjunction with Red Bull Music Festival. The night will last from 6pm until Midnight at the family owned and New York City landmark, which features attractions like Spook-A-Rama, Stop the Zombies!, Thunderbolt, and their iconic 150 foot Wonder Wheel. Additional artist and entertainment to be announced in the coming weeks."

There was around a six-year gap between Screen Memories and its predecessor, 2011's well-received third album, We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves. A previous press release explained what Maus had been up to in between the albums, since releasing We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves and 2012's rarities album, A Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased Material: "After touring in support of the album, and releasing a collection of rarities and unreleased tracks, Maus receded from the public spotlight, returning to his academic pursuits. Years later, after completing his doctorate in Political Philosophy, he began building his own modular synthesizers, etching the printed circuit boards, soldering components, and assembling panels, until he had an instrument that matched his vision."

Addendum Tracklist:

1. Outer Space
2. Dumpster Baby
3. Episode
4. Drinking Song
5. Figured It Out
6. Middle Ages
7. Mind The Droves
8. Privacy
9. Running Man
10. Second Death
11. 1987
12. I Want To Live

John Maus Tour Dates:

Apr 5th || Minneapolis, MN || The Cedar
Apr 15th || Indio, CA || Coachella
Apr 22nd || Indio, CA || Coachella
May 4th || Brooklyn, NY || RBMNYC @ Deno's Wonder Wheel Park
May 30th || Paris, FR || Villette Sonique
May 31st || Dudingen, CH || Kilbi Fesival
Jun 1st || Barcelona, ES || Primavera Sound
Jun 2nd || Nimes, FR || This Is Not A Love Song
Jun 5th || Biarritz, FR || Atabal
Jun 6th || Bordeaux, FR || Rock School Barbey
Jun 7th || Dijon, FR || La Vapeur
Jun 8th || Lille, FR || L'Aeronef
Jun 10th || Hilvarenbeek, NL || Best Kept Secret
Jun 14th || London, UK || Electric Ballroom
Jun 20th || Calgary, AB || Sled Island Festival
Aug 2nd || Eindhoven, NL || Dekmantel Festival
Aug 4th || Katowice, PL || OFF Festival
Aug 9th || Rees Haldern, DE || Haldern Pop Festival
Aug 17th || Hasselt, BE || Pukkelpop Festival
Aug 18th || Chateauneuf d'Ille, FR || La Route Du Rock at Le Fort de Saint-Pere
Aug 19th || Brecon Beacons, UK || Green Man Festival

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