Mac DeMarco, formerly Makeout Videotape, is the antithesis to your stereotypical singer-songwriter. Disregarding the seriously somber moments, he replaces them with whimsical and youthful spontaneity, whilst retaining the endearing and subtle commentaries that exude his familiarity. Promptly after leaving his Edmonton garage for Vancouver he embarked on a North American tour accompanying fellow Canadians Japandroids on a grand voyage of enlightenment and alcoholic debauchery.
DeMarco’s a weird cat cultivating an affinity for occult imagery, nudity and social satire. But his most impressive trait is his undeniable and instinctual ability to compose magical pop jangles, of which he’ll likely refer to as “jizz jazz”. His dusted jams have garnished him accolades that are as ever-increasing as his song writing abilities; his sound rendering comparisons, but in a nomadic fashion alluding no distinct origin. DeMarco’s debut solo EP entitled Rock And Roll Night Club has rambled into the great unknown guided by Captured Tracks, DeMarco’s inner Elvis a tow.
MAC DEMARCO TOUR DATES
3/25/2012 – Calgary, Alberta – MTT Festival
4/24/2012 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom*
4/30/2012 – Montreal, Quebec – Le Divan Orange
* with Nite Jewel
ROCK AND ROLL NIGHT CLUB
Mar. 20, 2012