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Maps Details New Album, 'Counter Melodies'
Christian Eede , October 26th, 2022 20:44

He's unveiled five tracks from the record to accompany its announcement

Maps, real name James Chapman, has shared details of his fifth studio album, Counter Melodies.

Out in February, the 10-track album nods towards the club culture that Chapman found himself turning to after finding himself DJing a lot in 2019 in the wake of last album Colours. Reflect. Time. Loss.'s release. To mark the new record's announcement, he's shared the opening five tracks, which you can listen to above.

"My early days of soaking up club culture obviously stayed with me," Chapman said in a statement about Counter Melodies. "I was enjoying making my own tracks and playing them in my DJ sets. It's like a comedian trying out new material. I really liked the idea of tracks flowing into one another, like a continuous DJ set. As soon as that idea was in my head, I just worked really hard to make it happen."

Mute will release Counter Melodies on February 10, 2023.