John Frusciante - Maya
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #422 / 820
User Score
Based on 65 ratings
2020 Ratings: #923
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Clash

Frusciante has managed to pay ode in a way which sounds original, yet adheres to the formula... all in all making for an impressive electronic album.

80
Exclaim!

This thing kicks like a dirty mule, and we're happy to get belted.

80
AllMusic

Each of the tracks took a while to prepare, as Frusciante would fine-tune synth patches and arrange breakbeats, but the actual recordings were bashed out pretty quickly, and they all maintain that sense of elaborately designed spontaneity, making it easily the artist's most successful electronic work.

60
Loud and Quiet

While for many jungle aficionados it may sound more familiar than unknown, Maya is still an enjoyable, occasionally affecting tribute to jungle from the unlikeliest of sources.

Sammyvl
75
John Frusciante is definitely one of my all time favorite artists, ever since I was a little child I've been loving his skills, initially only focusing on his work with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, which obviously was the only thing from him that I knew when I was younger.

Anyway, I grew up listening to a good amount of his music, my dad is a big fan of the Peppers, so I had to listen to most of their tracks; while he was more oriented to the albums prior to Californication, I gotta admit that I ... read more
Muratka
81
Почему это так похоже на лупы что у меня есть в онлайн сайте как делать музыку
usuallyascanbe
76
maya - john frusciante (2020)
76/100 (B+)

Fuck yall who dont even know idm and think that was aphex who invented lmao.
Every music different than dubstep, in your stupid ass minds, is a copy of aphex.

go fuck yourselves fantanos wanna be, learn to have some self opinions and learn to understand music

fav 3 tracks: brand e, usbrup pensul, pleasure explanation
elitimesfour
70
This is a pretty fun throwback to classic 90’s Rave / D&B tradition but it doesn’t really do much to keep up with the modern standard for these genres, rather just serving us up some very standard, albeit well produced classic drum & bass.
br94
77
Wow, the user score is a disgrace.
This album is a fitting homage to 90s electronica, mainly focused on tasty jungle/idm grooves. It surprised me pleasantly because Frusciante's electronic records thus far were not very appealing to me (and tbh after Enclosure I had given up hope).
But here he is, releasing a solid record and totally 'getting' what made 90s electronica great. It is not reinventing the wheel, and the tracks do not add up to a greater whole, but individually they work pretty ... read more
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Added on: September 26, 2020