Chris Daly created “Green Eyed Soul” with producer Erick Sermon Doctor Deen already hipped you cats to the melodious, R&B/pop goodness that is Tuxedo. To briefly recap, it’s the alleged side project of Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One, it’s blue eyed soul mixed with some funky goodness, and if nothing else, their music is bound […]
Deen’s advice column is coming soon. From now on, every time that I write about R&B or pop music, I’ll be comparing it Justin Timberlake’s latest effort: The 20/20 Experience. “Why?” Because the distinct aroma of averageness leaking from that album makes it the perfect threshold for good vs. not good determination. Basically, if your […]
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Straight out of an alternate utopian 1983 comes this slice of turquoise-colored funk that somehow slipped under everyone’s notice this week. Mayer Hawthorne and Snoop, remixed by Dam-Funk, who adds a beautiful sunset to what was already a smooth ride. Every Sunday needs some soul music. Download: MP3: Mayer Hawthorne ft. Snoop Dogg (Dam-Funk G-Mix) […]
Good for Mayer Hawthorne.The guy pays his dues for a decade in Ann Arbor anonymity, DJ’ing for Buff 1, under the ill-sculpted name Haircut, and generally living a life of underground indigence. Then one day, Peanut Butter Wolf discovers he has a golden throated falsetto and convinces him to record an album steeped in classic […]
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