John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Peppers is Dropping an Electronic Album

“Maya” is named after his beloved cat, who passed away from cancer last year.

John Frusciante‘s recent return to Red Hot Chili Peppers isn’t curbing his desire to produce electronic music.

The fabled guitarist, who had said he “came back to the band because [he] knew that [he] could continue to play electronic music,” has announced a new electronic album called Maya, which is slated for a release on October 23rd via Timesig. Named after his beloved cat, who passed away after a battle with cancer last year, the record is inspired by jungle, breakbeat, and hardcore. 

“I don’t have that interest in singing or writing lyrics like I used to,” Frusciante said. “The natural thing when I’m by myself now, is to just make music like the stuff being released this year. I really love the back and forth with machines and the computer.”

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