Maps & Atlases last album, Perch Patchwork, saw the Chicago quartet embrace their once-dormant pop sensibilities. Long touted for their mathematically-intricate musicianship, tracks like “Solid Ground” and “Israeli Caves” saw the band blend angular guitar and drum beats with gorgeous melodies. Today the Barsuk signees released “Fever,” the first taste of their upcoming record, Beware […]

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[vimeo http://vimeo.com/14358575 w=450&h=253] Although not as blaring as former Sargent House label-mates and recent ATG favorites Tera Melos, Maps & Atlases have also been known for their quirky variety of math rock.  Seriously, these dudes have dropped guitar riffs angular enough to put Pythagoras to shame.  The Chicago four-piece’s latest release, Perch Patchwork, sees the […]

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