Free & Easy :: Mayer Hawthorne, Owen Pallett and Jhene Aiko

August 2nd 2011

Mayer Hawthorne

Hawthorne Radio

Mayer Hawthorne's third instalment in his 'Radio Show' series. It comes as no surprise that this thirty three minute mix broadcasts Hawthorne's love for the Motown era, featuring tracks from Barbara McNair ('Steal Away Tonight') and Barbara Randolph ('You Got Me Hurtin' All Over'). The real nice touch for this radio show comes with the authentic advertising included in this Detroit Package deal, which comes courtesy of the fantastic Stones Throw Record's Podcast Feed.


Hard to Explain – Owen Pallett

10 years on The Stroke's "is it" is being celebrated by Stereogum with a special tribute release. Titled "Stroked"- it features covers for all the songs from the original, with contributing artists such as Peter Bjorn and John, The Morning Benders and Owen Pallett. 'Hard to Explian', by Owen Pallett is a stand out.

Jhene Aiko

Jhene Aiko – Stranger. from Sailing Soul(s)

Meandering RnB from Los Angeles, California. Jhene Aiko has this fantastic track Stranger and a free album titled Sailing Soul to pack it out. Grab the single (and whole lot more free music from YesYesYa'll and Sailing Souls from her website.

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