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Maps is the recording name used by Northampton-based musician James Chapman. In 2006, he recorded his Start Something EP by himself on his 16-track recorder. He released it on his own record label, Last Space Recordings, and it was met with some critical acclaim.

M83 Premieres Maps Remix of "Run Into Flowers," Out Today via Mute records

M83 Premieres Maps Remix of “Run Into Flowers

M83 has released a new remix for “Run Into Flowers” by label mate Maps in honor of the digital release of both Dead Cities, Red Seas, and Lost Ghosts Remixes and B-Sides and Before The Dawn Heals Us Remixes and B-Sides out digitally today, September 9th 2014, via Mute. Speaking:

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Zola Jesus share Maps Remix, Tour Dates, Her forthcoming LP 'Taiga' comes out 10/7 on Mute announces new tour dates starting October 8th in San francisco

Zola Jesus Unleashes Maps Remix

Zola Jesus unveils a transcendent remix of “Dangerous Days” from Northampton based musician (and Mute label-mate) James Chapman aka Maps. Maps takes this modern masterpiece to new heights with his emotive and cinematic interpretation, saying,

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MAPS REALIGNE REMIX ALBUM OUT AUGUST 19th 2014 LISTEN TO M83 REMIX OF “TO THE SKY” REMIXES FROM MAPS’ THREE ALBUMS FEATURING MIXES BY ANDY STOTT, THE FIELD

Maps To Release Remix LP Feat. M83, The Field

Maps – aka James Chapman – has announced details of a remix album, Maps Realigned, out on Mute on August 19th, 2014. The original version appeared on Maps’ We Can Create, which was a Mercury Album of the Year (2007) and M83’s remix,

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Maps' James Chapman talks with Northern Transmissions about his upcoming album “Vicissitude”, which comes out July 8 on Mute Records

Maps Interview With Northern Transmissions

Definitely. The whole concept about making music, is an escape for me. That’s why I really started making music. It is such a passion as well. The best time for me is being at home in my studio in the evening. It is a creative time for me.

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Maps shares his favourite five albums with Northern Transmissions "Vicissitude" the new album from Maps is out July 8

Maps’ James Chapman Shares His Favourite Five

James Chapman Aka ‘Maps’ shares five of his favourite albums with Northern transmissions. Some of his picks include such classics as My Bloody Valentines’ “Loveless” and Boards Of Canadas’ “Music Has The Right To Children”. Maps’ new album “Vicissitude” is out July 9 on Mute Records

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"Vicissitude" by Maps, Aka James Chapman reviewed by Northern Transmissions wiill be out July 8 on Mute Records
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Review Of “Vicissitiude” By Maps

Vicissitude gathers much of its melodic sensibility from early 4AD/shoegaze acts, and looks back even further for instrumental inspiration. The layers of synths and drum machines contained within are the product of early minimal synth-pop groups

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MAPS shares new single "A.M.A."

MAPS Release New Single “A.M.A.”

Maps – aka James Chapman – will release “A.M.A” the first single off of his new album on June 25th, 2013. “A.M.A.” will be released on limited edition hand stamped 12” vinyl & download and will include exclusive remixes. Listen above.

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