Maps interview: James Chapman on his orchestral opus ‘Colours. Reflect. Time. Loss’ – and how to ‘do a Brian Wilson’ on a budget

Maps – aka James Chapman – got a Mercury nomination with his 2007 debut, ‘We Can Create’. Three albums later, the one-time electronic, ‘bedroom producer’...

Album review: Maps – ‘Turning The Mind’ (Epic)

What is it at the moment with all this half-arsed, evangelical Christian hymn-aping synth music masquerading as dream-pop or screen-gaze? If I wanted to...

Maps announce tour and ticket details

James Chapman to hit the road after releasing his second album

Maps reveals details of Death In Vegas-produced new album

Nationwide Mercury prize-nominated star makes his return

Maps announces Death In Vegas-produced new album

James Chapman has been working with Tim Holmes

Maps and M83 announce split single

The band remix each others' tunes

Truck Festival announces first bands for 2008 bash

Maps, These New Puritans and Lovvers for Oxford Festival

Maps covers East 17 for free Christmas download

Download 'Stay Another Day' now


Another dose of super-floaty sky/high/fly/don’t-know-why dream-pop from Northampton’s foremost shoegazing exponents (and Mercury Prize nominees, thanks very much). In truth, this is best heard...

Maps gears up for debut US shows

Mercury Prize-nominee James Chapman is hitting America