MUSIC PHOTOS | Mayda at New Century Sessions


The New Century Sessions on October 29 opened with Mu Daiko, an innovative Japanese-style taiko drumming ensemble based in the Twin Cities. The ensemble plays new compositions, and infuses traditional melodies into its ever-expanding repertoire. Different members of the ensemble performed with Mayda for a few songs throughout the evening.

A Korean adoptee raised in Minnesota, Mayda is a young, yet seasoned, multi-instrumentalist, artist and producer. Her music has been featured on Jersey Shore, in Korean Reebok commercials and on Showtime and MTV. Mayda’s slick, expansive, and evolving pop sound fuses R&B, pared-down acoustic struts, full-band funkadelic blasts, electronic beats and synth flourishes. This was a CD release show for her latest Busy Signals.

New Century Sessions and the The Lowertown Line partnered to film this event with TPT. It will air as part of the Lowertown Line series. 

Read Dwight Hobbes’ preview of Mayda (October 2014).

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