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‘Five Easy Hot Dogs’ is a musical departure for Mac DeMarco
The record is all instrumental — no vocals, no lyrics — and was written and recorded on a road trip from LA to New York.
- Mac DeMarco, "Gualala"
- The Moody Blues, "Had to Fall in Love"
- Mac DeMarco, "Edmonton"
- Connan Mockasin, "Sexy Man"
- Mac DeMarco, "Rockaway"
Mac DeMarco became an indie music sensation back in the 2010s with his albums 2 and Salad Days. His offbeat sense of humor, disarmingly honest lyrics and laid back, idiosyncratic guitar playing influenced a whole generation of songwriters and musicians.
In January, DeMarco released his fifth studio album. It’s a departure for him musically — it’s all instrumental; no vocals, no lyrics. And it was written and recorded after he literally departed his home in LA on a road trip to New York with a self-assigned mission to make a new album. Each song is named for the place it was recorded.
In this session, Mac is here to talk about and share songs from the record. Listen in the player above.