John Maus

John Maus Announces Two New Albums, Box Set, Releases Single “The Combine”

After teasing new music earlier this month, John Maus is back with his first album of new original music since 2011's We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 29, 2017

John Maus Teases New Music

Underground experimental musician John Maus hasn’t released a new album since 2011’s We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves, but it looks like he’s gearing…
James Rettig, Stereogum / August 9, 2017

Basilica Soundscape Announces 2017 Lineup: Jlin, Priests, Zola Jesus, More

Basilica Soundscape, upstate New York's annual festival of the dark and weird in independent music, announced a partial lineup today. As always, the lineup is varied…
Andy Cush / June 5, 2017

John Maus, ‘A Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased Material’ (Ribbon)

MIDI madman digs in attic, finds haunted pop as good as his 2011 LP.
David Bevan / July 18, 2012

Grab John Maus’ Icy Obsession Anthem ‘Bennington’

John Maus continues to unearth dark gems from before the former Ariel Pink and Panda Bear cohort's 2011 breakthrough album, We Must Become the Pitiless…
Marc Hogan / June 21, 2012

Hear John Maus’ Retrofuturist ‘No Title (Molly)’

"...And again, and again for the first time," John Maus repeats in an uncharacteristically sentimental-sounding moment from brittle synth-pop deconstruction "No Title (Molly)," which labels…
Marc Hogan / March 30, 2012

John Maus, ‘We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves’

Before he attended CalArts, before he befriended Ariel Pink and Panda Bear, John Maus grew up in Spamtown, USA. This iconoclastic one-man synth-pop band's roots…
Marc Hogan / June 28, 2011