Slacker Logo
Tuning

Artist

Mac DeMarco

ON AIR
Advertisement
Advertisement
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 home to record his follow-up, the mini-LP Another One, which arrived in August 2015. ~ Fred Thomas
Read More Read Less

Stations Featuring
Mac DeMarco

    Top Indie

    Top Indie
    3 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    Indie Rock Mix
    3 songs

    Indie Party

    Indie Party
    3 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.   This Old Dog
  6.   My Old Man
  7.   No Other Heart
  8.   She's Really All I Need
  9.   Blue Boy
  10.   The Way You'd Love Her
  11.   Chamber of Reflection
  12.   My Kind of Woman
  13.   Jonny's Odyssey
  14.   Ode To Viceroy
  15.   Treat Her Better
  16.   Marilyn And Me
  17.   Dreamin' Fast
  18.   106.2 Breeze FM
  19.   A Heart Like Hers
  20.   Just to Put Me Down
  21.   Stars Keep Calling My Name
  22.   Pepperoni Playboy
  23.   Still Together
  24.   Me & Mine
  25.   Rock and Roll Night Club
  26.   My House by the Water
  27.   Horse Hot Wee Wee Water
  28.   Goodbye Weekend
  29.   Only You
  30.   96.7 The Pipe
  31.   Without Me
  32.   I've Been Waiting for Her
  33.   Another One
  34.   Lonely Shredder
  35.   Eating Like A Kid
  36.   Go Easy
  37.   Passing Out Pieces
  38.   Let My Baby Stay
  39.   Brother
  40.   Sherrill
  41.   Boe Zaah
  42.   The Stars Keep On Calling My Name
  43.   Dreaming
  44.   Cooking Up Something Good
  45.   Me and Jon, Hanging On
  46.   One More Tear to Cry
  47.   European Vegas
  48.   Passing Out Pieces of Me
  49.   Annie
  50.   Ken The Wolf Boy
  51.   Potato Boy
  52.   Organ Ronald Donkey Water
  53.   Let Her Go
  54.   I'm a Man
  55.   Harrison Ford Escort
  56.   Robson Girl
  57.   Moving Like Mike
  58.   Sloppy Lau Lau
  59.   Dreamin' Slow

Artists Related to Mac DeMarco

Loading Sliders...
  1. + -

 
 
Advertisement

LIVE STREAM...

LIVE STREAM...
Casting to |