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MAKO Announce ‘Run For Your Life Tour,’ Debut Album ‘Hourglass’ Out Today on Ultra Music

To mark the release of Hourglass-the debut album from MAKO (Alex Seaver and Logan Light) out today December 9 on Ultra Music-comes “Run For Your Life.”  The newest single from the pair-who’s music averages over 1.5 million Spotify plays monthly–is three minutes of pop genius produced with the help of Norway’s Rat City and features a guest vocal from Natalola.

Check out “Run For Your Life” now at:

“We hit it off immediately at a writing session for another artist – and put something on the books at our own studio soon after,” says MAKO’s Alex Seaver.  “I don’t think I’ve ever written songs quicker than I have with Nat.  We were also very fortunate to meet a Norwegian collective of producers called Rat City that helped collaborate with us on the production.  They are responsible for that disco-indie-dance flair which picked the song up for us so much.”

Hourglass is available now at http://smarturl.it/MakoHourglass

With Hourglass lies a distinct hybrid musicality layered with their diverse backgrounds and unique interests stepping MAKO forward to present a new, consolidated sound. Dig into “Let Go Of The Wheel” where a serene guitar-and-piano combo pair beautifully with Seaver’s love-hued lyrics which explode as he sings of simpler times and future days or  “Wish You Back” featuring Kwesi, an emerging singer-songwriter from Scooter Braun’s Cobra.

Other album standouts include “Smoke Filled Room,” MAKO‘s breakthrough single which soared into pop and dance radio airplay charts via continuous support on SiriusXM’s BPM and iHeartRadio’s Evolution channels and landed at #1 on the Dance Airplay chart; “North Dakota,” a stunning and unique soulful ballad about finding solace outside of the big city;  And “Craziest Day I Ever Had,” a hilarious tale of misadventure in Los Angeles. With all these tracks and more, MAKO have garnered over 20 million Soundcloud plays and 100 million combined plays on YouTube.

Earlier this week (December 6), MAKO performed their first-ever live show to a sold-out crowd at  Mercury Lounge in New York City.  Next week they make their way west for slots at Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco December 13 and Resident in Los Angeles December 14MAKO will return to music venues in March on the “Run For Your Life Tour” with shows in Washington DC, New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Look for tickets for the March shows to go on sale Thursday, December 15.

Catch MAKO live:

DATE

CITY

VENUE

Tue

12/13

San Francisco, CA

Rickshaw Stop

Wed

12/14

Los Angeles, CA

The Resident (SOLD OUT)

Run For Your Life Tour:

Thu

3/2

Washington DC

U-street

Fri

3/3

New York City

Brooklyn Bowl

Thu

3/9

San Francisco, CA

Social Hall

Fri

3/10

Los Angeles, CA

Roxy Theatre

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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