Photos: Mayer Hawthorne brings his soul sound to the Fox Theater
Mayer Hawthorne (photo: Robert Alleyne) Soul enthusiast and multi-instrumentalist Mayer Hawthorne brought his unique style to the Fox Theater last Friday night, May 6, 2016. Joined by Gabriel Garzon-Montano, it was a funky night with a whole of shaking goin' on. Photographer Robert Alleyne was there to take these photographs of the energized performers and happy fans.
Review & Videos: Foster the People brings pumped-up beats, Mayer Hawthorne and Kimbra to the Greek Theater, 6/29/12
About two-thirds of the way through Foster the People’s sold out show at the Greek Theater in Berkeley Friday evening, frontman-keyboardist Mark Foster noted his band is just a handful of shows away from No. 300. That’s 300 concerts since the band went from throwing “Pumped Up Kicks” at anyone who would have it, for free, online – 15 months ago – to a stage show that now includes multiple projection screens, giant blow-up album art characters, a marching band and a flame-headed emcee who oversaw the festivities through the mouth of a tribal-tattooed face projection. Anyone who’s seen Foster [...]
Sade Sundays: Variations on a Religious Experience
Part 1 By: Michael Tapscott Sade Sundayâ€™s sat cold with a lingering spirit, an unnamed and undefined amorphous blob that cried out, â€œyou have a commitment here fellows!â€ So, I met with Josh, on a Wednesday, in his bedroom. As we rotated seats between his couch and his bed to play tracks of our own choosing that the other person could care less about, I thought to myself, â€œthis shall not do.â€ Josh and I met in Indiana University, our musical sophistication lies in those backwaters where we weaned each other on and off the new indie torrents and enjoyed [...]