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Mac DeMarco

Canadian multi-instrumentalist and multimedia artist Mac DeMarco first emerged from complete obscurity under the moniker Makeout Videotape. Immediately after finishing high school in the summer of 2008, DeMarco moved from his hometown of Edmonton to the warmer climes of Vancouver, and self-released Heat Wave, a collection of songs he wrote and recorded while bored and listless in his new surroundings. The limited run of CDs soon sold out and Makeout Videotape ambled into the live performance realm with the inclusion of additional players Alex Calder and Jen Clement. The band quickly gained regional recognition, signing to Unfamiliar Records and going on tour with labelmates Japandroids in the fall of 2009. Makeout Videotape continued to perform locally and regionally as well as release new songs both digitally and physically throughout the next few years. DeMarco also began assembling a bevy of strangely psychedelic videos in this time, all baffling, and some even pertaining to the band. In an abrupt switch-up, early 2012 saw DeMarco releasing the album-length EP Rock and Roll Night Club under his own name on new label Captured Tracks. While not completely divorced from the jangly, glazed-over pop of Makeout Videotape, the new set of songs had a darker tone, and vague themes of androgyny and late-night loneliness shared space on the set list with goofy Ween-like moments. Mere months after Rock and Roll Night Club, the more cohesive and somewhat more adult follow-up 2 appeared. Critics and music lovers alike took to DeMarco's sound and he spent much of the next year on tour and in performance before releasing his sophomore album, Salad Days, in the spring of 2014. DeMarco's popularity grew immensely with constant international touring, leading to the commercial release of the demos for both 2 and Salad Days. Following a lengthy tour supporting his breakout LP, DeMarco returned to his seaside home in Queens to record the mini-LP Another One, which arrived in August 2015. Like several of his previous releases, Another One was quickly followed by an accompanying release, this time in the form the instrumental self-described "BBQ soundtrack" Some Other Ones. After relocating to California, DeMarco recorded the quieter, more introspective full-length, This Old Dog, which saw release in May 2017. ~ Fred Thomas
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  1.   Song
  2.   Salad Days
  3.   Freaking Out the Neighborhood
  4.   Baby's Wearing Blue Jeans
  5.   My Old Man
  6.   No Other Heart
  7.   She's Really All I Need
  8.   Blue Boy
  9.   This Old Dog
  10.   The Way You'd Love Her
  11.   Chamber of Reflection
  12.   On the Level
  13.   My Kind of Woman
  14.   Ode To Viceroy
  15.   Jonny's Odyssey
  16.   The Stars Keep On Calling My Name
  17.   One More Love Song
  18.   Passing Out Pieces
  19.   Let My Baby Stay
  20.   Still Beating
  21.   Let Her Go
  22.   Treat Her Better
  23.   96.7 The Pipe
  24.   Moonlight on the River
  25.   One Another
  26.   For the First Time
  27.   Baby You're Out
  28.   Another One
  29.   Marilyn And Me
  30.   Go Easy
  31.   Brother
  32.   Still Together
  33.   Dreaming
  34.   Me & Mine
  35.   Only You
  36.   I'm a Man
  37.   Rock and Roll Night Club
  38.   Watching Him Fade Away
  39.   A Wolf Who Wears Sheeps Clothes
  40.   Dreams From Yesterday
  41.   Sister
  42.   My House by the Water
  43.   Without Me
  44.   Just to Put Me Down
  45.   Stars Keep Calling My Name
  46.   Horse Hot Wee Wee Water
  47.   Potato Boy
  48.   Harrison Ford Escort
  49.   Boe Zaah
  50.   Cooking Up Something Good
  51.   Me and Jon, Hanging On
  52.   Moving Like Mike
  53.   106.2 Breeze FM
  54.   European Vegas
  55.   Annie
  56.   Organ Ronald Donkey Water
  57.   Dreamin' Slow
  58.   Sherrill
  59.   Dreamin' Fast
  60.   Passing Out Pieces of Me
  61.   Eating Like A Kid
  62.   Robson Girl
  63.   One More Tear to Cry
  64.   I've Been Waiting for Her
  65.   Goodbye Weekend
  66.   Sloppy Lau Lau
  67.   Ken the Wolf Boy
  68.   A Heart Like Hers
  69.   Lonely Shredder
  70.   Pepperoni Playboy

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