Eight SRD Artists in RA Top 20 Albums 2011 list (Posted By Harry)

John Maus (Upset The Rhythm)

RA 20 Top Albums Of 2011 Pretty pleased that not one, not even two, but eight artists that we distribute for has made it into RA’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011. Here’s the list: #20 John Maus // We Must Become The Pitiless Sensors Of Ourselves [Upset The Rhythm] John Maus, an art school grad … Continue reading

Panda Bear ‘The Best Thing I’ve Heard All Year’ (Posted By Harry)

Panda Bear TOMBOY

Panda Bear lists the best discoveries he’s made all year in MOJO Among the list is John Maus’ ‘We Must Become Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves’ “I listen to lots of older music but I still find new music to be the most stimulating….John Maus’ We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves is more streamlined … Continue reading

Rough Trade Shops ‘Top 100 Albums of the Year 2011’ (Posted By Harry)

Rough Trade Shops Logo

Rough Trade Shops Albums of the Year 2011 Top 100 Everyone loves a list, Nick Hornby knew it and wrote a book based on them, and now Rough Trade have produced a very fine list, and it’s always nice to see artists that we distribute for, in the list. Here at SRD, we’ll be posting … Continue reading

John Maus Features in Guardian// CMU Approved// Art Review (Posted By Harry)

John Maus (Upset The Rhythm)

John Maus Guardian// CMU//Art Review Features John Maus ‘We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves’ (Upset The Rhythm) Busy times for John Maus, having features in The Guardian, CMU & Art Review. His ‘We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves’ has been described by Pitchfork as “walking the line between sincerity and surreality’ … Continue reading

John Maus Announces European Tour Dates 2011 (Posted By Harry)

John Maus Announces European Tour Dates 2011 “…The everyday realm where our lives seem both familiar and equally strange is where John Maus resides. His surreal touch is disarming, opening our eyes to the reality outside the four walls…if we surprise ourselves and open the door, we can let the light in despite the storm…” … Continue reading

John Maus – July 2011…. Feature in the Wire and Album Review in The Stool Pigeon (posted by Harry)

John Maus – We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves Now out on Upset the Rhythm Feature in The Wire “Perhaps appropriately, Maus regards his latest work with a degree of ambivalence. ‘I was hoping this record would be some kind of transition into a middle period, you know, some kind of “[symphony] number … Continue reading

John Maus – Uncut – Album Review – July 2011 (posted by Harry)

John Maus "Believer"

Album Review – Uncut – July 2011 ‘WE MUST BECOME THE PITILESS CENSORS OF OURSELVES‘ John Maus on Upset the Rhythm Records **** Written by Sam Richards “The third solo album from former Haunted Graffiti man. Anyone who’s enjoyed a fruitful encounter with Ariel Pink’s home-recorded oeuvre should also find plenty to love about John … Continue reading

John Maus – Number 1 on Pitchfork (posted by Harry)

John Maus at No 1 in Pitchfork

John Maus new video on Pitchfork/Upset The Rhythm Mixtape (posted by Harry)

John Maus "Believer"

iD just did this piece about Upset The Rhythm label: “Upset The Rhythm is the independent record label and club night set up to celebrate non-commercial music, encouraging everyone to get involved with wider circles of fresh talent.” More…. And here is a soundcloud mixtape for them featuring new Maus track ‘Believer‘ too. ALSO the … Continue reading

Quantum Leap – John Maus single track to go on sale on MONDAY through itunes (posted by Harry)

John Maus at the Serpentine Gallery 2010

  New album out in May on Upset The Rhythm…..   JOHN MAUS lives in his birthplace of Austin, Minnesota. Whilst working towards his PhD in Political Science he also composes music that taps into melancholic fantasy and affirms that we are all truly alive. Questing synthesisers, tensely strung bass lines and chasing drum machines … Continue reading