U.S. Maple's music is like Frank Gehry architecture, Stan Brakhage cinema, or Andy Kaufman humor -- you either get it or you don't. Usually, those who get the Chicago math-rock/no-wave quartet's live avant-noise deconstructions undergo epiphanies on a par with Chilean peasants who just saw the neighbor's porcelain Virgin Mary statue weep blood. And those who don't would probably love to escort the band to the airport after the gig, making sure they board a flight to permanent exile in the most remote corner of the globe, if not... More >>>