Compact Review: Mac Demarco’s Another One

Compact Discography

Mac Demarco – Another One
Released: August 7, 2015
Rating: 76/100

Few indie rock artists have been able to summon a cult following faster than Mac Demarco. His laid back guitar pop is an unlikely object of widespread Internet adoration but I suppose stranger things have happened. With the surprise releases of his “mini-LP” Another One, Mac Demarco continues his low key crusade with a brief but palatable collection of love songs.

Bright guitar melodies, reverb heavy vocals and a healthy dose of honesty are the only ingredients Mac Demarco need to make magic happen. Warm in feeling but sparse in production, Another One is designed to welcome the listener with open arms. Rather than direct his tunes squarely at his romantic partner, Mac Demarco’s perspective on Another One feels more conversational, like he’s talking to a close friend about the special lady in his life. This decidedly inclusive approach to songwriting contrasts with 21st century communication…

View original post 199 more words

Andy Stone

I started writing record reviews in my college dorm room in 2006 and now I'm all grown up and still can't seem to break the habit. Founder of Compact Discography and co-founder of Compact Culture.

Submit a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s