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Progress Report: Mayer Hawthorne

Name: Mayer Hawthorne Progress Report: The neo soul singer/producer checks in on a break from his US tour. Last month we…
Stereogum | June 20, 2012 - 11:48 am

22 New Indie Rock Christmas MP3s For 2011

Don't you love Christmas music? I'm Jewish so mostly it makes me feel like I'm in a mall. But don't you love malls? I've been…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2011 - 9:53 am

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

More Mayer Hawthorne stories

Cool Uncle – “Game Over” (Feat. Mayer Hawthorne)

The R&B veterans Bobby Caldwell and Jack Splash have teamed up to record smooth, sticky '80s-style soul music under the name Cool Uncle, and their…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2015 - 11:27 am

Mayer Hawthorne – “Stay” (Rihanna Cover)

Mayer Hawthorne told Esquire he has a soft-spot for pop music, which inspired him to cover Rihanna's "Stay." Said Hawthorne of the song: "The only…
Maggie Stamets | October 13, 2014 - 2:21 pm

Mayer Hawthorne – “Crime” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) Video (Dir. Rashida Jones)

Mayer Hawthorne's Kendrick Lamar-assisted song "Crime" is over a year old, but it's finally getting an official video. The clip is directed by Parks And
James Rettig | September 29, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Watch Stereogum’s Minutes Of BottleRock With No Age, Blues Traveler, Matisyahu, & More; Hosted By Gabe Delahaye

Back in April, we wondered if Napa Valley's second BottleRock festival offered the strangest festival lineup of 2014. Headline sets from the Cure, OutKast, and…
Scott Lapatine | June 5, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Mayer Hawthorne – “Her Favorite Song” (Feat. Jessie Ware)

Mayer Hawthorne and Jessie Ware both make retro-soul music, after a fashion, but the two singers draw from very different eras: Hawthorne from the raspy…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2013 - 11:57 am

Mayer Hawthorne – “Henny & Gingerale” Video

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Stereogum | May 24, 2012 - 9:05 am

Stereogum x Mayer Hawthorne

This spring and summer we're partnering with neo soul singer/producer Mayer Hawthorne for, a new online platform showcasing items from Gap's Summer 2012 collection.
Stereogum | May 10, 2012 - 8:00 am

Mayer Hawthorne Does “The Walk” On Letterman

Last night, vintage-soul revivalist Mayer Hawthorne took his color-coordinated outfits and his choreographed dance steps to the stage at the Late Show With David Letterman.
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2011 - 9:55 am

Artist Polaroids From Lollapalooza 2011

Lollapalooza celebrated its twentieth anniversary in Chicago over the weekend with headline performances by Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, and Muse. It was the support acts,…
Scott Lapatine | August 8, 2011 - 11:45 am

Mayer Hawthorne Covers “Mr. Blue Sky”

Mayer Hawthorne, aka Andrew Mayer Cohen, is releasing his six-track Impressions covers EP online this week. It includes takes on songs by Jon Brion, The…
jessica | May 10, 2011 - 10:20 am

Outside Lands 2010 In Photos

When we posted the Outside Lands festival lineup, we mentioned how the San Fransisco festival tried to fit it "between a jam and a rock…
jessica | August 16, 2010 - 3:57 pm

Coachella 2010: Pavement, Thom Yorke, Gorillaz

Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing…
stereogum | April 19, 2010 - 4:54 pm

New Mayer Hawthorne Video – “Green Eyed Love” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Green Eyed Love" is the downbeat album-closer from Michigan soul singer Mayer Hawthorne's Stones Throw debut LP, A Strange Arrangement. On first blush its lyrics…
Amrit Singh | October 13, 2009 - 1:57 pm

Bumbershoot 2009 In Photos

At Seattle's biggest music festival, rain is not unexpected; still, the downpours at Bumbershoot '09 were scary even for this neck of the Pacific Northwest.
Scott Lapatine | September 8, 2009 - 10:34 am

New Mayer Hawthorne – “Your Easy Lovin’ Ain’t Pleasin’ Nothin'”

Los Angeles-via-Ann Arbor singer/DJ/producer/multi-instrumentalist Mayer Hawthorne basically does everything on A Strange Arrangement, his debut full-length for Stones Throw. He has a sort of throwback…
Brandon Stosuy | August 12, 2009 - 9:07 am