Music News 4.26.17

Mac DeMarco Seeks Dank Assistant

Mac DeMarco is looking for an assistant, and it could be you. If you’ve got experience with Mailchimp, WordPress, iMovie, rolling joints, and making dank memes, and have been looking for a reason to move to New York City, life might be knocking at your door. Interested parties need send a cover letter, resume, and your “dankest Mac meme or Mac related gif.” More details here.



Doritos and Mix Tapes Together in (Confounding?) Bliss

Doritos and mix tapes may sound like the name of an angst-ridden garage band album, but it also describes a new marketing campaign between Frito-Lay and Marvel. Starting this Friday, in anticipation of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 blockbuster coming out next Friday, you can purchase your Doritos bag outfitted with the movie’s soundtrack in its entirety. Yes, your cheesy junk food vessel will come equipped with cassette-player-like controls, a headphone jack, and the ability to recharge to keep you plugged-in to the Awesome Mix Vol. 2 for many spins around the tape reel. The album’s tracklist was announced last week and includes Fleetwood Mac, Electric Light Orchestra, Cat Stevens, and Sam Cooke.


-Taylor Wallace


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