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Watch Mac DeMarco And His Mom Quiz Each Other About Mac DeMarco Trivia

Mac DeMarco's mom, Agnes, has become a celebrity in her own right after MC-ing Australia's Laneway Festival earlier this month, and though she could theoretically be depicted as helicopter parent extraordinaire, the elder DeMarco comes across more as her son's #1 fan. In a new video segment by Faster Louder, mother and so… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 13, 2015

Watch Mac DeMarco’s Teaser Video For Coachella

Coachella has posted a weird teaser video that Mac DeMarco recorded to promote the festival, which he's performing at for both weekends. With his sunglasses-covered face fully in frame (and cellphone fully in view), DeMarco's pitch-shifted and slowed down voice talks about how excited he is to play the festival: "We will be jamming with… More »

By: James Rettig / February 9, 2015

Mac DeMarco’s Mom Was The Breakout Star Of Laneway Festival

Agnes DeMarco has become something of a celebrity herself after following her son's rise to fame in the indie world. She's been interacting with Mac's fans on Twitter for a while now, but she's just made a big leap after MCing Australia's Laneway Festival over the weekend. Mac agreed to play the event a… More »

By: James Rettig / February 2, 2015

Magic! Lead 2015 Juno Nominees, Mac DeMarco & Alvvays Up For Breakthrough Awards

Do you believe in Magic!? Well, the Junos do. The Canadian music awards announced their 2015 nominations today, and as Global News reports, the white reggae bruddahs lead the field with five: Breakthrough Group Of The Year, Pop Album Of The Year, Single Of The Year, Juno Fan Choice, and Songwriter Of The Year. More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 27, 2015

Mac DeMarco’s Dirty Old Sneakers Sold For $21k On eBay

Proving that there's almost always someone on the internet willing to fork over money for whatever weird thing you're selling, Mac DeMarco's auction for an autographed pair of his dirty old sneakers ended, and the winning bid clocked in at $21,100. The winning bidder even looks to have good feedback, so it's possible… More »

By: James Rettig / January 5, 2015

Mac DeMarco’s Dirty Old Sneakers Are Going For $10K On eBay

A fresh new pair of canvas Vans low-tops will run you something like $50. But if you want to buy Mac DeMarco's gnarled, mangled, vaguely sweat-stained old pair, you better be ready to put up five figures. DeMarco is selling an old pair of sneakers, one he's worn onstage many times, on eBay. He'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 29, 2014

Hear Wiz Khalifa Rap Over Mac DeMarco

Having met neither man, I feel like Wiz Khalifa would get along really well with Mac DeMarco. There would be a lot of laughing, and they might even develop a secret handshake. As it stands, Khalifa decided to rap over the instrumental from DeMarco's "Chamber Of Reflections," turning it into a new song called "Smoke… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 17, 2014

Watch Mac DeMarco Get Tortured On The Eric Andre Show

Mac DeMarco made a quick appearance on Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show earlier this week. Everything starts off normally enough with DeMarco playing 2 track "Still Together," but things take a weird turn when the host stops everything and announces that it's time to "Attack DeMarco" and a bunch of samurai come out to… More »

By: James Rettig / November 30, 2014

Mac DeMarco Detained By Police During UCSB Concert

Mac DeMarco can be a wild performer, but his antics never seemed like the sort of thing that would lead to a run-in with the law. Yet that's exactly what befell DeMarco during a concert Friday at UCSB. According to The Santa Barbara Independent, campus police detained DeMarco during his performance at The Hu… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 15, 2014

Watch Backer, A Weird Mini-Mockumentary Starring Mac DeMarco

Meet Dave Fuck. He's a professional backer. As in, he helps people back cars up for a living. Played by indie rock's resident goofball prince, Mac DeMarco -- with a hilariously deep voice -- he's the subject of a new short film by director Cole Kush. Simply titled BACKER, it's a bizarre three-minute mockumentary that… More »

By: Peter Helman / October 27, 2014

Mac DeMarco Jumped Out Of A Cake And The Audience Got Naked At Baby’s All Right’s 1st Birthday

Brooklyn venue Baby's All RIght celebrated its first birthday last week with a string of stacked shows. I was there on Friday and Saturday night for a fantastic Porches./Frankie Cosmos double header and the energy of the crowd was palpable, and things apparently were even crazier at a Mexican Summer-sponsored party on Thursday that wa… More »

By: James Rettig / October 20, 2014

Tanya Tagaq Wins 2014 Polaris Prize, Says “Fuck PETA”

Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq won this year's Polaris Music Prize for her album, Animism, beating out Arcade Fire, Drake, and Mac DeMarco. In her acceptance speech, she encouraged people to wear and eat seal and said, "fuck PETA." This year's award gala was held in Toronto earlier tonight and featured performances from Mac DeMarco,… More »

By: James Rettig / September 22, 2014

Livestream The 2014 Polaris Prize Ceremony

For the past eight years, the Polaris Music Prize has honored the best Canadian album of the year. It's accompanied by a gala to announce the winner, and this year the whole event is being livestreamed. Tonight's performances include short list nominees Mac DeMarco, Owen Pallett, Jessy Lanza, Basia Bulat, Shad, and Tanya Tagaq. More »

By: James Rettig / September 22, 2014

Hear Mac DeMarco Cover Burt Bacharach In Wacky Video Intro To New Guitarist

Mac DeMarco is no stranger to messing with people. When I saw him perform a couple weeks ago at FYF Fest, he introduced one of his most popular songs, "Blue Boy," as "Big Big Big Dirty Diaper." He's also no stranger to covers, as his recent acoustic cover of Angel Olsen's "Lights Out"More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 12, 2014

TOPS – “Way To Be Loved” Video (Feat. Mac DeMarco’s Testicles)

TOPS, the recent Arbutus signees, just released the absolutely lovely new album Picture You Staring and we've already heard a handful of its best tracks through "Sleeptalker," "Outside," and "Way To Be Loved." The latter has just received a music video that mostly consists of a bunch of people dancing in soft… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 4, 2014

Watch Mac DeMarco Cover Angel Olsen’s “Lights Out”

Angel Olsen released her new album, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, so early in 2014 it's almost easy to forget that it's one of the best albums of the year. Mac DeMarco clearly remembers because he recently covered the slow-burner "Lights Out" for the podcast A Pint Of Cacophony. DeMarco puts hi… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 3, 2014

Photos: Pickathon 2014

This past weekend, the 2014 Pickathon Music Festival was held, as always, at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, just outside Portland. Major draws this year included the War On Drugs, Mac DeMarco, X, and People Under The Stairs. We sent photographer Colin McLaughlin to document the festival in pictures. Check out what he… More »

By: Stereogum / August 4, 2014

Mac DeMarco – “Chamber Of Reflection” Video

The video for Mac DeMarco's "Chamber Of Reflection" starts off with a woman crouching in front of a Ford truck grille wearing a Homer Simpson mask -- and it only gets weirder from there. She lays in hammocks, walks down the street, gets on the subway, drinks water from a fire hydrant -- all regular… More »

By: James Rettig / July 30, 2014

Watch Tyler, The Creator & Mac DeMarco Sing About Fucking Grandmas On Loiter Squad

Last night, on the Odd Future Adult Swim sketch show Loiter Squad, two of the finest inide-music minds of their generation came together to sing about wanting to bone old ladies. In the video, Tyler, The Creator and fellow toilet-brained wiseacre Mac DeMarco croon a little number about, um, May/December relationships. It is exactly the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 18, 2014

Mac DeMarco Demos Getting Official Vinyl Release

Mac DeMarco released his new album, Salad Days, earlier this year, but now fans will be getting something more: DeMarco's previously released demos for the albums 2 and the aforementioned Salad Days will be getting a proper vinyl release next month via his label, Captured Tracks. They'll be available separately or in a bundle, and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 17, 2014
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