The Canadian slacker-rock singer-songwriter picks us his top tracks ahead of his one-day event.

Mac DeMarco playlist
Mac DeMarco playlist

It’s common knowledge that the opening bars of any Mac DeMarco song automatically relaxes the shoulders, softens the focus, relieves stress and clears the skin.

OK… maybe not quite. But such is the therapeutically hazy quality of DeMarco’s slacker-rock sound, which combines retro-style synth chords and his chilled-out croon.

Calling all fans of the Canadian singer-songwriter – you’re now in luck – as the artist has now co-curated a one-day event in Dreamland, Margate, alongside London promoters BIRD ON A WIRE.

On 29 June, the event, titled “Mac DeMarco…Will See You Now” features a line-up of exciting, emerging artists.

Ahead of the event, we asked DeMarco to curate us a playlist of his favourite songs right now…

Find out more about the event here

Tirzah – “Basic Need”

Aldous Harding – “Fixture Picture”

Yellow Days – “How Can I Love You?”

Thurston Moore – “Smoke of Dreams”

Kirin J Callinan – “The Whole Of The Moon”

Amyl and the Sniffers – “Got You”

Girl Ray – “Don’t Go Back At Ten”

Blueprint Blue – “Real As These”