Tag: Maps & Atlases

Best Records of 2012 | 35 – 31

35. The Walkmen – Heaven – The Walkmen have consistently dropped a fine record every two years, in 2010 it was Lisbon, and in 2012 it is Heaven. Their sound on Heaven has grown up as the messy rockers too have grown up into men, they’ve reinvented their sound rounded the edges a bit, and […]

Video | Maps & Atlases – Remote & Dark Years

Over the last couple of years I’ve become a fan of Maps & Atlases, I really enjoy what they are doing, how they’ve expanded the math rock genre and found themselves a perfect sonic space.  They’ve recently released a new record (Beware And Be Grateful) and are touring like maniacs. Check out their video for […]

Maps & Atlases – Fever

Maps & Atlases – Fever A second track from Barsuk Records’ Maps & Atlases released.  The new single comes from their upcoming (April 17th release) album Beware & Be Grateful.  Its a breezy track that resurfaces their elaborate melodies & polyrhythmic beats.    The band will be also touring like crazy in support of Beward […]

New Music | Maps & Atlases – Winter

Maps & Atlases – Winter Maps & Atlases are finally back at us with some brand new music, an upcoming album and I for one am quite excited. The first cut off their upcoming album, Beware and Be Grateful (4/17) is “Winter,” combines dense lyrics about a freezing Chicago winter, and their stylistic guitar work […]

Video | Maps & Atlases – Living Decorations

Maps & Atlases “Living Decorations” from Barsuk Records on Vimeo. New tongue and cheek video for Maps & Atlases’ Living Decorations.  I absolutely loved this album last year, and saw these guys live here in Boston.  They are a very interesting band, and sound just as good live.  Good to see they are keeping their […]

Maps & Atlases Play with 8th Grade Drumline

Maps & Atlases play their new song, The Charm, with the 8th Grade Drum Line from Willie Brown Acadamy in San Francisco.  In full band regalia these 8th graders totally pull it off and look great doing so.  Great video, and great sounds Yourstru.ly Presents: Maps & Atlases from Yours Truly on Vimeo.

Maps & Atlases – Perch Patchwork

Banished Be Cavalier Maps & Atlases gave us Solid Ground, the first track off their upcoming(at the time) album Perch Patchwork.  I received it in April, and I really enjoyed it.  I was curious what else would come, if this were a template for the rest of the music they’d include on the album.  When […]