Post Tagged with: "John Maus – We Must Become Pitiless Censors of Ourselves review"
Honestly? I couldn’t really get into John Maus’ long-winded ‘We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves’ – an album released in June 2011. The same instrument – possibly an organ or some ancestor or cousin thereof – dominates this collection of music, making it incredibly difficult to hear Maus’ possibly Morrissey-sounding voice (which can only be a shame). John’s voice is like a faint, annoying noise in the background – like the humming of a computer or white-noise. While [...]
A spoonful of sugar makes the ’80s synth-pop go down. I was born in the late ’80s. Maybe that’s the reason why John Maus’ junior album titled “We Must Become Pitiless Censors of Ourselves” was so alluring to me– I don’t remember the decade in any special way, so the ‘nostalgic’ goodness of this album lets me form my own mental play land. “Hey Moon” has a lullaby-like melody to it, inviting you to a place you’ve been before, but [...]