At least Six bands go by the name Maps: 1. MAPS is from Northampton, UK. This page is the official page for this artist. The music is made by James Chapman, with August joining in for live stuff. Their debut album 'We Can Create' was released in April 2007 on Mute Records and their growing fanbase includes the likes of the Chemical Brothers. They were shortlisted for the well respected 2007 Mercury Music Prize album of the year, which saw their profile rise dramatically.