Grammy-nominated recording artist Mayer Hawthorne stays true to his Modus Operandi with the release of his latest single, “M.O.“. Listen to the track now below.
This is the fifth single Mayer Hawthorne has released in a series that began last June. Along with the 2019 releases “Over”, “The Great Divide”,“The Game”, and “Healing”, “M.O.” exhibits Mayer’s signature sound showcasing his songwriting prowess and consistency.
Mayer Hawthorne states, “It’s a trippy love song about the need to bury an old relationship before a new one can begin”.
The single was co-produced by Wayne Gordon and recorded on tape at the legendary Daptone Studios in Brooklyn.
Mayer Hawthorne has penned every word of his extensive catalog, including four full-length albums over the past 10 years, much of which has become the soundtrack to countless relationships. Hawthorne, who began his career by making rap beats and DJing near his Michigan hometown at the height of Detroit hip-hop, also handles the lion’s share of production and plays nearly every instrument on his records.
In addition to his solo music, Hawthorne is also half of the critically-acclaimed funk outfit, Tuxedo, with Grammy-nominated hip-hop producer Jake One. The duo released their third studio album, Tuxedo III, summer of 2019.
A music aficionado and vinyl junkie, Hawthorne, also t continues to showcase his extensive knowledge through his DJ sets as well as his own Hawthorne Radio, a monthly “radio hour” mix series available on his website www.mayerhawthorne.com, SoundCloud, and wherever you listen to podcasts.
Look for more new music from Mayer Hawthorne in 2020.