Hear Mac DeMarco tell his life story on Marc Maron’s ‘WTF’ podcast

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Singer discusses growing up in a 'homophobic hockey town' and more

The latest episode of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast sees Mac DeMarco telling his life story.

During the episode, DeMarco talks musical inspirations, family, growing up in a “homophobic hockey town”, his estranged father’s reaction to new song ‘My Old Man’ and his amputee grandfather’s saxophone career.

You can listen to the full episode here. It also features a chat with Mark Lanegan, who discusses working with Nirvana, PJ Harvey and more.

Canadian singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco releases his new album ‘This Old Dog’ on May 5. Listen to previous single ‘My Old Man’, the record’s title-track and ‘On A Level’.

DeMarco’s last proper album ‘Salad Days’ came Number Two in NME’s Albums Of 2014 list. He followed it with his ‘Another One’ mini-album in August 2015.

It was recently reported that DeMarco is looking for an assistant to work for his fan club and wants applicants to send their “dankest Mac meme or Mac related gif”.

Mac DeMarco will perform two London shows at O2 Academy Brixton on May 30 and May 31, as well as gigs at Newcastle Academy on August 29 and Edinburgh Usher Hall on August 30. He will also headline End Of The Road festival at the end of the summer.