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Mayer Hawthorne

Dog Ears Music: Born in February Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Melody Gardot, Connor Oberst, Dave Apollon and more.

Dog Ears Music: Festival of Sleep Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Azure Ray, Bat for Lashes, The Everly Brothers, Fats Waller, Iron & Wine, and more.

Ann Arbor Hip-Hop Artist Buff1 Is Now Jamall Bufford with New Album Victim Of A Modern Age

Kelly Frazier | Posted 02.02.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

For years now, we have known this Ann Arbor-based hip-hop emcee as Buff1, but after taking some time off to contemplate his life, he's returned with a new album Victim Of A Modern Age donning his real name.

Chatting with Booker T. Jones and Anton Fig, The Young Presidents at Alzheimer's Benefit, and Leerone and Rainbow Chan Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Artists Ivan Neville, Anton Fig, Blondie Chaplin, Corey Glover, Adam Ezra and others will perform with The Young Presidents on July 25th at New York's The Cutting Room. Anton Fig talks about the event and more in the below interview.

Mayer Hawthorne Steps Up and Shows Out at Webster Hall

Jerell Tongson | Posted 06.19.2012 | New York
Jerell Tongson

Decked out in a black velvet blazer and matching bowtie, Hawthorne was a showman through and through, knowing when to belt out his signature falsetto and when to slow it down and interact with the crowd.

Mayer Hawthorne Plays the Artists Den, Los Angeles

Ruthie Abel | Posted 04.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Ruthie Abel

Singer-songwriter Mayer Hawthorne, a 32-year-old Detroit native, carved out a few minutes to chat before joining his band, the County, for a performance influenced by classical soul, jazz and hip-hop.

Detroit Lions Halftime Show: Mayer Hawthorne Will Play Nickelback Alternative

Rolling Stone | Posted 11.23.2011 | Detroit

New soul singer Mayer Hawthorne says he will play his own halftime show, after losing a campaign to replace Nickelback as the act at the Detroit Lions...

Mayer Hawthorne: Soul Singer Does Michigan Proud

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

For the past three years, Mayer Hawthorne has been the new look of pop music, dipping back to the old sounds of Motown and funk. For us, though, he is a testament to the continuing legacy of great music coming from Michigan.

Your Weekend To Do List

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

We've rounded up our top picks for this weekend's to do list. So whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer something salty, whether you're into indie r...

Music Unites Highlights From SXSW

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michelle Edgar

For the first time, Music Unites went down to South by Southwest to scope out the scene and lay the foundation for next year.

The Best CDs of 2009: It's Never Too Late to Hear Great Music

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It's never too late to get a recommendation for great music. So here are my picks for the best albums of 2009.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Ninety-Six

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by Buddy & Julie Miller, The Books, Laurie Anderson, Mayer Hawthorne, Yacht and Buddy Guy.

Mayer Hawthorne Brings His Retro Cool to Denver This Week

Heather Browne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Heather Browne

Tomorrow night, put on your good Sunday slacks and a healthy daub of Brylcreem and come buy me a mint julep for the total throwback sounds of young Mayer Hawthorne, on his first Denver stop.

Beatles For Sale, John Leckie Interview on The Stone Roses, This Week's New Albums, plus Scott Weiland, Jason Mraz, and Glee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the release of stereo and mono box sets, individual album reissues, and their own edition of Rock Band, The Beatles finally have stepped into the 21st century in a major way.