John Mayer

What to listen to now: John Mayer, Discwoman, Brian Puspos and more

What to listen to now: John Mayer, Discwoman, Brian Puspos and more

A weekly round-up of must-hear music from Times staffers, focusing on new releases or recently issued archival collections. This week’s picks include light-rocking guitar aficionado John Mayer, a must-hear New York-based DJ and promotion crew and a should-be R&B star. A veteran L.A.-based favorite also makes an appearance. 

John Mayer, “The Search for Everything: Wave One” (Columbia)

There’s little trace of the Grateful Dead’s jam-band boogie on “The Search for Everything: Wave One,” John Mayer’s first solo effort since touring recently with Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann as Dead & Company. But as the EP’s title suggests, there are...

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