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LISTEN: John Maus Live At Incubated
The Quietus , November 29th, 2011 11:45

The wailing! The gnashing of teeth!

Incubate have made the entire of John Maus' live set from Incubated this year available to stream - see below to listen.

As ever with a John Maus show, it's difficult to discern what he's actually doing, save occasionally changing the backing track on a CD player and wailing over the top. But for some visual accompaniment, imagine a slim, shirted, sweaty man bounding and rolling around onstage, pulling tortured expressions and regularly punching himself in the face. The Stool Pigeon's review of his recent show at the Dome in London does a good job of capturing the peculiar appeal of what otherwise essentially amounts to synth-pop karaoke.