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Mac DeMarco

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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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Stations Featuring
Mac DeMarco

    Top Indie

    Top Indie
    2 songs

    Indie Party

    Indie Party
    2 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    Indie Rock Mix
    2 songs

Albums by
Mac DeMarco

Top Songs by
Mac DeMarco

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  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.   The Way You'd Love Her
  10.   This Old Dog
  11.   On the Level
  12.   My Kind of Woman
  13.   Chamber of Reflection
  14.   One More Love Song
  15.   Treat Her Better
  16.   Let Her Go
  17.   Ode To Viceroy
  18.   Annie
  19.   Still Beating
  20.   For the First Time
  21.   Sherrill
  22.   Let My Baby Stay
  23.   My House by the Water
  24.   Rock and Roll Night Club
  25.   A Wolf Who Wears Sheeps Clothes
  26.   Without Me
  27.   Goodbye Weekend
  28.   Brother
  29.   Still Together
  30.   Cooking Up Something Good
  31.   Me & Mine
  32.   Only You
  33.   Moving Like Mike
  34.   106.2 Breeze FM
  35.   96.7 The Pipe
  36.   Moonlight on the River
  37.   Dreams From Yesterday
  38.   Sister
  39.   One Another
  40.   Baby You're Out
  41.   A Heart Like Hers
  42.   Just to Put Me Down
  43.   Another One
  44.   Sloppy Lau Lau
  45.   Horse Hot Wee Wee Water
  46.   Potato Boy
  47.   Dreamin' Fast
  48.   Harrison Ford Escort
  49.   Go Easy
  50.   Passing Out Pieces
  51.   Boe Zaah
  52.   The Stars Keep On Calling My Name
  53.   Robson Girl
  54.   Dreaming
  55.   I'm a Man
  56.   European Vegas
  57.   Me and Jon, Hanging On
  58.   I've Been Waiting for Her
  59.   Stars Keep Calling My Name
  60.   Pepperoni Playboy
  61.   Organ Ronald Donkey Water
  62.   Passing Out Pieces of Me
  63.   One More Tear to Cry
  64.   Watching Him Fade Away
  65.   Lonely Shredder
  66.   Ken the Wolf Boy
  67.   Jonny's Odyssey
  68.   Eating Like A Kid
  69.   Marilyn And Me
  70.   Dreamin' Slow

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