John Frusciante to release new electronic album in 2023: "After a year and a half writing and recording rock music, I needed to clear my head"

John Frusciante performs with Red Hot Chili Peppers at Nissan Stadium on August 12, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee
(Image credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Red Hot Chili Peppers electric guitar player John Frusciante has announced that he will release a new solo electronic album next year. 

Making the announcement on Bandcamp, Frusciante cited a need to "clear my head" after releasing not one, but two, 70+ minute albums – Unlimited Love and Return of the Dream Canteen – with the Chili Peppers in 2022. 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.