Archive | Mayer Hawthorne

Recommended Show: Mayer Hawthorne and the County at The Neptune {10/24}

Chances are you might not recognize Mayer Hawthorne but you probably already know his music. His song "Your Easy Lovin’ Ain’t Pleasin’ Nothin’" was featured on an episode of Ugly Betty, and Kanye even used a Hawthorne track in his short film We Were Once a Fairytale. His soulful throwback sound, reminiscent of Motown’s hit […]

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Weekend recap – Sasquatch! Festival 2010

Show Date: May 30, 2010

Every Memorial Day Weekend, scruffy hipsters and hippies alike who lack the cash to drop on a desert jaunt — complete with $5 bottles of water and scorching heat — descend upon the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA (yes, that’s really the name) for the 3-day Sasquatch! Music Festival.  There are considerably less stages and […]

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Guestlist best of 2009: Scott Giampino of the Triple Door

With End of Year listmaking being the favorite holiday pasttime for a lot of us around here, we asked some of our local music friends to submit their own top 10 lists this year. The first to return theirs was Scott Giampino, the talent buyer at the Triple Door. His list (in no particular order, […]

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Bumbershoot preview: Mayer Hawthorne

The story with Mayer Hawthorne is that he recorded a couple of neo-soul songs and the would-be head of his label, Stones Throw, initially assumed they were covers before eventually signing Hawthorne. It is an easy assumption to make. Listening to Hawthorne for just a few minutes, you hear his soulful crooning over breakbeats and […]

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