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First Spin: Hear Mayer Hawthorne Remix Peter Bjorn and John’s ‘Dig a Little Deeper’

It is very, very smooth

picture-18149-1379434580David Bevan // November 9, 2011

Mayer Hawthorne has an ear for throwbacks. The Ann Arbor-bred soul man (government name Andrew Mayer Cohen) has made a name for himself over the past few years by churning out Motown-inflected bedroom pop, the emphasis leaning heavily on “bed.” That said, his gift for evoking golden eras has also landed him some cherry remixing jobs (Snoop Dogg counts himself a happy customer). His latest is this take on “Dig a Little Deeper,” an especially jouncy number from Peter Bjorn and John’s most recent full-length, Gimme Some: