Mxmtoon On ‘Rising’ In The Age Of Social Media

Mxmtoon is letting her music speak for itself. Literally and figuratively. Ahead of the release of her second album, Rising, she is protecting her delicate, soft-tinged voice while on tour. But even if you’ve never spoken with her, you feel a connection with her by listening to her music.
San Francisco Examiner

Bay Area multimedia phenom mxmtoon hits the Regency

She didn’t feel like Alexander, exactly, weeping because there were no more worlds to conquer. But at the beginning of 2020, the Bay Area-bred bedroom pop artist known as mxmtoon — Maia to friends and family — had amassed quite a sprawling entertainment empire. As a teenager...

Listen to mxmtoon’s coming-of-age anthem ‘Victim Of Nostalgia’

Mxmtoon has released the third single from upcoming second album ‘Rising’ – check out ‘Victim Of Nostalgia’ below. The coming-of-age track follows on from ‘Sad Disco’ and ‘Mona Lisa’ and sees mxmtoon sing about feeling “wildly unprepared to take on the future”.

Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with mxmtoon

“I never thought I’d travel to London in my lifetime,” Maia, AKA mxmtoon, admits as she sits down with NME in the capital. Less than an hour ago, she announced her second album ‘Rising’ alongside the release of the brilliant single ‘Sad Disco’. Was she nervous about it? “It completely slipped my mind that it was even happening,” she laughs. “Just enjoying the ride is probably the best way to describe [my life] right now.”
Daily Californian

Outside Lands 2021, Day 3: The Openers (Yves Tumor, mxmtoon, Nelly, Sofi Tukker)

On the final day of Outside Lands, artists brought on performances deserving of titles such as most affecting, youthful, best throwback and most majestic. Highlights: “Jackie,” “Crushed Velvet,” “Noid”. Yves Tumor and Its Band stormed the Twin Peaks stage Sunday afternoon, delivering an intense, rapturous performance with enough zeal that...

Mxmtoon Wants Us All To Embrace The Multi-Hyphenate Existence

"My therapist once asked me if I wanted to be in love / And I told her, 'I don't know? I guess, maybe? Kind of,'" sings a teenaged Mxmtoon (em-ex-em-toon) on her 2019 debut album, The Masquerade. It’s the kind of music that only a teenage girl could make — navigating raw emotion and searching to articulate those overwhelming feelings at the same time. And it's the kind of music that launched Mxmtoon — known mononymously to the world as Maia — from recording music in her parents' guest bedroom to becoming one of indie pop's brightest young stars.