Favorite Sessions

KCRW Presents: Mayer HawthorneKCRW-FM

When Mayer Hawthorne showed up at Village Studios for his live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic, he was still wearing his pajamas. In fact, his whole crew (which he dubbed the "Brunch Bunch") were adorned in their PJs — but that didn't stop them from bringing down the house with big-time dance grooves. They mostly played songs from his latest release, Where Does This Door Go, including "Her Favorite Song."

Watch KCRW's entire session with Mayer Hawthorne on KCRW.com.

[+] read more[-] less

More From R&B/Soul

Leon Bridges performs at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Adam Kissick for NPR

Newport Folk Festival

Leon Bridges, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

At Newport, the fast-rising soul singer gracefully inhabited a set of timeless songs.

Listen Loading… 47:59
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/429329882/434693389" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

The Suffers performing live on World Cafe. Kelsey Stanger/World Cafe hide caption

itoggle caption Kelsey Stanger/World Cafe

Favorite Sessions

The Suffers, 'Gwan' (Live)


Watch the 10-piece "Gulf Coast soul" band explode with energy behind singer Kam Franklin.

Shamir performed songs from his upcoming album, Ratchet, at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. /Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption /Adam Kissick for NPR

Front Row

Watch Shamir Perform 3 Songs From 'Ratchet'

Sporting a Yo Gabba Gabba shirt, Shamir clearly came to have a blast — and play songs from Ratchet.

Ibeyi performs live in the KEXP studio. Dave Lichterman/KEXP hide caption

itoggle caption Dave Lichterman/KEXP

Favorite Sessions

Ibeyi, 'Ghosts' (Live)


Watch twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz's enchanting, vivacious performance of "Ghosts."

Back To Top