Over at Cuepoint, I had the honor of speaking with Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One about their new collaborative album for Stones Throw, Tuxedo, dropping this March. Read on, true believers… A Formal Introduction To Tuxedo: Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One
The latest from Mayer and Jake’s hotly anticipated Tuxedo project on Stones Throw. It ain’t no fun…
Tuxedo: “Happy Holidays from Tuxedo. Original by some guy named Paul McCartney.”
From Stones Throw: Mayer Hawthorne (Aquarius) and Jake One (Taurus) – they are descendants of the one- word moniker family of funk, where you will find groups such as Chic, Shalamar, Plush & Zapp. The Tuxedo collaboration began with an exchange of mixtapes back in 2006. The fruits of a long-standing kinship were three tracks [cont.]
Better late-than-never video for Mayer’s “Crime” collabo with Kendrick. Directed by Rashida Jones.
In our final look at 2013′s best soul / R&B releases, we have Mayer Hawthorne’s third LP, Where Does This Door Go?. Signed to Stones Throw right around the same time they picked up Aloe Blacc, it wouldn’t be long before he too was snatched up by the major label system, to spread his brand [cont.]
Released on 12-inch vinyl by Bang Ya Head/Fat Beats. Order it here.
Mayer Hawthorne decided to cover Lorde’s breakthrough smash, “Royals”, for Vevo’s Unexpected Covers series. Free download, too.
Produced by Oak. From the album, Where Does This Door Go, available now.
From Mayer’s upcoming LP, Where Does This Door Go?
Large Professor Remix of the first single from the new album Where Does This Door Go, out July 16th.
The first single from the upcoming album Where Does This Door Go, out July 16. Produced by Oak & Mayer. Additional Vocals by Jessie Ware.
The Black Opera’s latest Video Demonstration “Queen Of Hearts” is here. TBO and director Andy Madeleine tell the visual story of a K U E E N in search of fulfillment in life. TBOGs Nokbai and Sensu provide a colorful backdrop to the video through their word play, and Mayer Hawthorne provides perfect pitch on [cont.]
Mayer Hawthorne’s six track How Do You Do remix EP, featuring remixes from RAC, Dam-Funk and the Bakaboyz, is available today for free via his Facebook. Seriously, no strings attached. Mayer Hawthorne – “How Do You Do Remixes” EP
“No Strings” [RAC Remix] from the forthcoming How Do You Do Remixes EP.
Soul crooner Mayer Hawthorne gets back his DJ roots in an ode to the potent Hennessy and ginger ale cocktail in his new video for “Henny & Gingerale”, off of his latest album How Do You Do.
From the Mayer’s superb How Do You Do LP, available now.
Mayer Hawthorne follows up his debut, A Strange Arrangement with How Do You Do; almost 45 minutes of tunes that ensure we do very well indeed. Hawthorne shows a range on this project that gives everyone something to get down to. Not abandoning the signature throwback sound that rendered him a standout in the R&B [cont.]
Here’s Mayer Hawthorne’s video for “The Walk”, the second single from How Do You Do, out Oct 11.
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