James Chapman is a musician from Northampton and he has recorded 2 albums as MAPS on Mute Records. He says his influences go from Spiritualized to Mogwai, via My Bloody Valentine or Low.
The result sounds like this:
His first album We Can Create dates from 2007 and in September this year he released his follow up album: Turning The Mind, of which I Dream Of Crystal is the lead single.
James is very involved in his myspace, using it to really connect with fans. If you like what he does, then check out myspace.com/mapsmusic