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

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