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Watch Mac DeMarco Perform “One Another” With Stephen Colbert’s House Band

This Old Dog Out Now via Captured Tracks, Plus DeMarco Hung Out with Tom Hanks

Dec 13, 2017

Mac DeMarco released a new albumThis Old Dog, back in May via Captured Tracks. Last night he stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform the album's "One Another."  More

Soundtracking the Resistance - Temperament of a Leader

Trump vs. Obamacare, Trump vs. Bob Corker, Trump vs. Rex Tillerson, Eminem vs. Trump

Oct 13, 2017

After a week off, we return to look at Trump's regular outbursts, his threats to end aid to U.S. citizens, and efforts to weaken healthcare for the most vulnerable in the country. On top of that, rappers have been calling out both the President and the Vice President while standing up to racists in public. And there's some Beyoncé too.  More

Oct 12, 2017

Yesterday the rarely serious Mac DeMarco stopped by the very serious PBS talk show Charlie Rose to perform and be interviewed by Rose. In other DeMarco news, he is selling four signed vinyl test pressings of his 2012 EP Rock and Roll Night Club, with proceeds going to help the people of Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria. More

The Flaming Lips and Mac DeMarco Working on Split EP

The Artists Will Cover Each Others Songs

Aug 29, 2017

The Flaming Lips and Mac DeMarco are embarking on a co-headlining tour together next month. Now Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has announced via an Instagram post, that both artists are working on a split EP where they each cover three songs by the other artist.  More

Mac DeMarco Shares Weird “This Old Dog” VR Video

This Old Dog Out Now via Captured Tracks

Aug 28, 2017

Mac DeMarco released a new albumThis Old Dog, back in May via Captured Tracks. Now he has shared a new virtual reality video for the song's title track, "This Old Dog." Multimedia artist Rachel Rossin created the video, which was produced by Pitchfork (who thus premiered the video), in conjunction with InceptionMore

Watch a Claymation Mac DeMarco Be Kidnapped and Interviewed by a Bear

This Old Dog Out Now via Captured Tracks, Playing the End of the Road Festival

Jun 29, 2017

Mac DeMarco released a new albumThis Old Dog, last month via Captured Tracks. Now a funny video has been posted of DeMarco in claymation form being interviewed by a bear who kidnapped him. More

Watch Mac DeMarco Hang Out with Death in the “One Another” Video

This Old Dog Out Now via Captured Tracks, Plus He's Announced a Radio City Music Hall Show

Jun 05, 2017

Mac DeMarco released a new album, This Old Dog, last month via Captured Tracks. Now he has shared a video for "One Another." Pierce McGarry directed the goofy clip, in which DeMarco hangs out with Death (aka the Grim Reaper). More

May 10, 2017

Mac DeMarco released a new albumThis Old Dog, last week via Captured Tracks. Back in February he filmed a performance for the France's La Blogothèque "Take Away Show" series, in which artist often perform acoustic video sessions in public places, and now the video has been released. More

Nine Albums Out Today Worth Hearing: Slowdive, Perfume Genius, POND, Mac DeMarco, and More

Plus The Afghan Whigs, Blondie, Black Lips, Fazerdaze, and Amanda Palmer & Edward Ka-Spel

May 05, 2017

Here we highlight nine albums due out today that we feel are most worth hearing. We have also included Amazon links for each album. If you click through those links and buy the album (or anything else on Amazon once you've clicked through) then Amazon rewards us with a sales percentage.  More

Apr 27, 2017

Mac DeMarco is releasing a new albumThis Old Dog, on May 5 via Captured Tracks. Previously he has shared the album's first two tracks, title track "This Old Dog" and "My Old Man," as well as a video for "This Old Dog" and the audio for "On the Level."  More

Apr 27, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan has announced a new album, Bravado, and shared a slightly NSFW video for "S.A.D." (which stands for "Song About Drugs").  More

Listen: Mac DeMarco - “On the Level”

This Old Dog Due Out May 5 via Captured Tracks

Apr 11, 2017

Mac DeMarco is releasing a new album, This Old Dog, on May 5 via Captured Tracks. Previously he shared the album's first two tracks, title track "This Old Dog" and "My Old Man," as well as a video for "This Old Dog." Now he has shared another song from the album, "On the Level." Listen below, followed by DeMarco's upcoming tour dates. More

Watch: Mac DeMarco - “This Old Dog” Video

This Old Dog Due Out May 5 via Captured Tracks

Mar 30, 2017

Mac DeMarco is releasing a new albumThis Old Dog, on May 5 via Captured Tracks. Previously he shared the album's first two tracks: title track "This Old Dog" and "My Old Man." More

Kirin J Callinan Shares Mockumentary Starring Mac DeMarco, Mark Ronson, and Weyes Blood

Video Also Features Jack Black, Tame Impala's Jay Watson, Sebastien Tellier, and More

Mar 29, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan has shared a funny mockumentary video about his song "Telling Me This." It features Mac DeMarco, Mark Ronson, Weyes Blood, Jack Black, Jay Watson (Tame Impala, Gum, POND), Sebastien Tellier, Ladyhawke, and others. More

Jan 31, 2017

Mac DeMarco has announced a new album, This Old Dog, and shared two songs from it, title track "This Old Dog" and "My Old Man," which are the album's first two tracks. This Old Dog is due out May 5 via Captured Tracks. Check out both songs below, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art, and DeMarco's upcoming tour dates. More

May 06, 2016

Forever the jokester, Mac DeMarco has taken part in the Conan web segment "I Like to Watch." In the video below, DeMarco picks out some of his favorite weird YouTube clips, including a man in a full suit submersing himself in a bath filled with water and another man in a thong wading through mud, and provides commentary on each clip. Watch below. More

May 06, 2016

Tame Impala have topped up their touring schedule, firming up their summer dates that include some previously announced shows and a few new ones. More

May 04, 2016

Prince passed away at his home on April 21 and the Prince tributes and covers have been fittingly constant ever since. Now Mac DeMarco has covered "It's Gonna Be Lonely," from Prince's self-titled 1979 album. Pitchfork has posted a video of DeMarco performing the song with bandmate Jon Lent on the shore of Far Rockaway Beach, where DeMarco lives. More

Sasquatch! 2016 Line-up: The Cure, M83, Florence and the Machine, Sufjan Stevens, and More

Grimes, Wolf Alice, Julia Holter, and others on Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 - 30) in Quincy, Washington

Jan 12, 2016

The Sasquatch! Music Festival has revealed the lineup for their 2016 festival, their 15th year. Once again it will be going down Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 - 30) at the Gorge Amphitheater in Quincy, Washington. It's a stacked lineup, including The Cure, M83, Sufjan Stevens, Grimes, Florence and the Machine, Wolf Alice, Julia Holter, Jamie xx, Caribou, Yeasayer, Savages, Kurt Vile, Mac DeMarco, and others.

Future Islands, Mac DeMarco, Lauryn Hill, Miley Cyrus, and Sadie Dupuis Do Christmas Songs

Some Covers, Some Originals (+LCD Soundsystem and Will Butler)

Dec 31, 2015

We here at Under the Radar are taking most of Christmas and New Year's off. Still, over the holiday a few notable artists have posted some Christmas songs (some covers, some originals) that we didn't have a chance to post and they are collected here. Included are Future Islands, Mac DeMarco, Lauryn Hill, Miley Cyrus (with a little help from The Flaming Lips), Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz, LCD Soundsystem, and Will Butler. More

Dec 09, 2015

Mac DeMarco has announced some new 2016 tour dates. He has also unveiled a brand new website and launched a new fan club. The tour dates below and you can now visit www.mac-demarco.com. The Official Mac DeMarco Fan Club is being run by his mother Agnes DeMarco, who is the Fan Club secretary, and his manager Michelle Cable. More

Mac DeMarco to Make Feature Film Acting Debut in “Dark Prism” Horror Film, Watch Trailer

Playing "The Master" in Indie Film in Which "the nonsensical becomes the sensical"

Oct 05, 2015

Mac DeMarco is apparently making his feature film acting debut in an indie horror film called Dark Prism and the first trailer for the film has been released. While part of me wonders if this is an elaborate prank by notorious jokester DeMarco, it is being presented as a real project by Stereogum. More

Check Out Photos From Day Two of FYF Fest

Last Weekend in Los Angeles, CA

Aug 28, 2015

Last weekend Los Angeles hosted FYF Festival. Check out Robert Redfield’s gallery of images from day two featuring Belle and SebastianD’AngeloFKA twigsLaura Marling,Lower DensMac DeMarcoMorrisseySolangeToro Y MoiUnknown Mortal Orchestra.  More

Mac DeMarco/Alex Calder Project To Be Reissued

Makeout Videotape's Ying Yang Set for August 20 Release

Aug 12, 2015

It seems that hardly a day passes without some fresh Mac DeMarco news. Back on Monday, the singer/songwriter jammed in a rowboatMore

Watch: Mac DeMarco Performs “No Other Heart” in a Rowboat

"Another One" Out Now on Captured Tracks

Aug 10, 2015

Fresh off the release of the fine quickie LP Another One, singer/songwriter Mac DeMarco is offering up a barebones live take of the album cut "No Other Heart." More

Listen: Mac DeMarco - “Change the World” (Eric Clapton Cover)

Featured on The Editorial Magazine's Cassette Tape

Aug 04, 2015

Mac DeMarco's new eight-song mini-album, Another One, is finally out this Friday via Captured Tracks. More

Stream Mac DeMarco’s Entire New Album, “Another One”

Another One Due Out August 7 via Captured Tracks

Jul 31, 2015

After months of build up, including a Michael Jackson impersonating music video, a free BBQ in Brooklyn, a jokey travel documentary, a sexy guest appearance in a Ducktails video, and various shared songs, Mac DeMarco's new eight-song mini-album, Another One, is finally almost upon us. It comes out next Friday via Captured Tracks, but now you can stream the whole thing.   More

Mac DeMarco Wants Fans to Come By His House for Coffee

Just Listen to the Last Track on Another One

Jul 23, 2015

"My House By the Water," the last track on Mac DeMarco's new eight-song mini-album, Another One, ends with DeMarco giving out his address in Far Rockaway, New York and inviting listeners to come to his house for coffee. According to an interview DeMarco has done with The Wall Street Journal, this is not a joke. It's his actual address and he's really open to having fans just stop on by. More

Jul 21, 2015

Last weekend, Chicago hosted the annual Pitchfork Festival. Check out Annie Lesser’s shots from day one, featuring Natalie PrassJessica PrattILOVEMAKONNENCHVRCHES,Mac DemarcoTobias Jesso JrPanda BearSteve GunnIceage, and Wilco.  More

Listen: Mac DeMarco - “I’ve Been Waiting for Her”

Another One Out August 7 via Captured Tracks

Jul 14, 2015

The ever active Mac DeMarco has shared "I've Been Waiting for Her," another song from his new eight-song mini-album, Another One, which is due out on August 7 via Captured Tracks.  More

Jul 08, 2015

As we teased earlier today, the new video from Ducktails (aka Matt Mondanile from Real Estate) co-stars Mac DeMarco. The goofy clip for "Surreal Exposure" starts with Mondanile seemingly stalking DeMarco. More

Mac DeMarco to Host Free Brooklyn BBQ Today, Shares BBQ Soundtrack

DeMarco to Also Appear in New Ducktails Video and Watch Him Play Jenga with Shamir

Jul 08, 2015

Mac DeMarco news galore! The most pressing DeMarco news is that today at 1 PM he is hosting a free BBQ, as he announced last night. It's happening at 153 Morgan Ave. and DeMarco promises he'll be playing unheard music from his car stereo. More

Jun 16, 2015

Yesterday Mac DeMarco shared a jokey travel documentary shot at the Dead Sea, but today he's shared a legitimate music video, although it's still pretty jokey. The video is for "Another One," the title track to DeMarco's new eight-song mini-album, Another One, due out on August 7 via Captured Tracks. More

Watch Mac DeMarco’s Jokey Dead Sea Travel Documentary

Mac DeMarco’s Jokey Dead Sea Travel Documentary

Jun 15, 2015

Today Mac DeMarco posted to Twitter a link to a jokey travel documentary shot at the Dead Sea when he and his band recently played Israel. The whole thing features a ridiculously over-the-top voice over by DeMarco. More

Listen: Mac DeMarco - “The Way You’d Love Her”

New Fall U.S. Tour Dates Announced

May 11, 2015

Mac DeMarco is releasing a new eight-song mini-album, Another One, on August 7 via Captured Tracks and now he's shared the release's opening track, "The Way You'd Love Her." He's also announced some new fall U.S. tour dates. More

Apr 22, 2015

Almost a year since the release of his critically acclaimed album Salad DaysMac DeMarco will be releasing a mini-LP entitled Another One through Captured Tracks. More

Watch: Mac DeMarco on “Conan”

Performs "Let Her Go"

Mar 31, 2015

Last night Mac DeMarco was welcomed as the musical guest on Conan. More

Mac DeMarco Auctioning Off Used Sneakers For Charity

Proceeds Benefit Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls

Dec 30, 2014

Finishing out an excellent year after releasing his critically acclaimed album Salad DaysMac DeMarco is auctioning off a pair of his own heavily used Vans sneakers for charity. More

Mac DeMarco Detained, Released By Police During Santa Barbara Concert

Musician Held For Crowdsurfing, Climbing Venue Ceiling Beams

Nov 17, 2014

Over the weekend while playing a show in UC Santa Barbara, musical artist Mac DeMarco was detained and eventually released by police authorities after crowdsurfing and climbing the ceiling beams of the performance's venue, The Hub. More

Aug 26, 2014

Check out Laura Studarus’ gallery of photos from day two of FYF Fest.  More

Watch: Mac DeMarco – “Chamber Of Reflection” Video

Salad Days is Out Now on Captured Tracks

Jul 31, 2014

Mac DeMarco roams the mean streets in a Homer Simpson mask for his new video “Chamber of Reflection.”  More

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Includes Albums by The War on Drugs, Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, Temples, Liars, Mac DeMarco, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Charli XCX, and More

Jul 15, 2014

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Mac DeMarco Expands Tour Dates

Salad Days Is Out Now On Captured Tracks

May 27, 2014

Mac DeMarco will basically be on road forever, touring behind his excellent new album Salad Days. More

Watch: Mac DeMarco – “Passing Out Pieces” Video (NSFW)

Salad Days is out now on Captured Tracks

May 23, 2014

If you’re still at work on this holiday Friday, our advice would be not to click on Mac DeMarco’s new bloody new video “Passing Out Pieces.”  More

Listen: Mac DeMarco – “Salad Days” Album Stream

Due Out April 1 on Captured Tracks

Mar 24, 2014

Recently we joined Mac DeMarco in the studio to get a taste of his forthcoming album Salad DaysMore

Listen: Mac DeMarco – “Brother”

Salad Days Due Out April 1 Via Captured Tracks

Mar 06, 2014

We’ve already heard “Let My Baby Stay,” now listen to “Brother,” the next single from Mac Demarco’s forthcoming album Salad Days. More

Feb 20, 2014

Ready the fainting couch, Mac Demarco has revealed some details about his collaboration with Tyler, the CreatorMore

Feb 17, 2014

On April 1 Mac DeMarco will release his latest LP Salad Days. More

Jan 21, 2014

Earlier this month Mac DeMarco demonstrated his unusual sense of humor, teasing a new song with some less-than-appropriate subject matter. More

Watch: Mac DeMarco’s Naked Album Teaser Video

Sure, We Think This is For Real

Jan 09, 2014

And now in naked news of the day: Mac DeMarcoMore

Under the Radar’s November/December Issue, Featuring HAIM on the Cover, is on Newsstands Now

Also Features Interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Courtney Barnett, Midlake, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and more

Nov 19, 2013

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2013 issue, which is on newsstands now and will be out until late December/early January. It features HAIM on the cover as well as interviews with Cut CopyCocteau Twins on Blue Bell KnollCillian Murphy vs. Nils FrahmAnna CalviLuke TempleWillis Earl BealGlasserYuckMidlakeYamantaka // Sonic TitanDeltron 3030, Courtney BarnettMac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmonand much more. More


Interviews

Mac DeMarco

Open House

Mar 09, 2016

When Mac DeMarco was working on his Another One mini-album during the spring of 2015, he achieved what he describes as a state of Zen.  More

Mar 11, 2014

"I've already got in trouble from my label for giving details...they might castrate me!" says Mac DeMarco several months before the release of Salad Days, his second full-length album under his own name. More

Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils’ Dustin Payseur

Celebrating Five Years of Captured Tracks

Jan 13, 2014

The Brooklyn-based indie label Captured Tracks was founded in 2008 by Mike Sniper of Blank Dogs. Beginning with releases from Sniper's band and the first ever EP from Dum Dum Girls, the label's growth occurred organically. More


Reviews

This Old Dog

This Old Dog

Captured Tracks

May 01, 2017

At 26 years old Mac DeMarco is a far cry from an old dog. But with his third full-length album he's sounding older and wiser, containing his cadence, cutting the crusts off, his voice unapologetically and contentedly strolling through the stops in his mind.  More

Another One

Another One

Captured Tracks

Aug 04, 2015

The independent music world can at times seem like a snobbish, closed-off community, dangerously close to drowning in its own pretension. It is increasingly important, then, that it have a few jesters to stir up the status quo. More

FYF Fest 2014 Day 2 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA

August 24th, 2014

Aug 26, 2014

Kudos to the FYF organizers for mobilizing like a Rapid Response Unit. In response to the problems of Day One, they've instituted changes overnight. The entrance lines are shorter and attendees were reportedly given free water by way of apology for the long wait on Saturday. The price of water has been cut from $3 to $2. And the balconies inside the Los Angeles Sports Arena have been opened up to accommodate those unable to access the indoor shows for lack of room. More

Salad Days

Salad Days

Captured Tracks

Apr 24, 2014

If past releases from Canada's indie rock class clown Mac DeMarco proved anything, it's that he's not shy about playing the fool or writing songsand even entire EPsabout nothing much in particular.  More

M For Montréal Day 2: MacDeMarco, PS I Love You, Memoryhouse, Young Galaxy, No Joy, and More

November 15th, 2012

Dec 06, 2012

The second day of M for Montréal primarily featured more local acts for delegates at intimate showcases. Mac DeMarco, PS I Love You, Memoryhouse, No Joy, Folly and the Hunter, Whitehorse, Ain’t No Love, and Young Galaxy were the highlights of the day. More