Jesse Mac Cormack

Jesse Mac Cormack

CA

Jesse Mac Cormack is a Montreal born and raised musician. Radiating warmth and soul, Mac Cormack’s music exposes tension and resolution’s shared core, undressing the complexities of conflict.  Guided by increasingly complex arrangements, rhythmic progressions within both the acoustic and electric realm, Mac Cormack’s impassioned vocals belie their owner’s youth.  Recording all of his music in his home studio, Mac Cormack has achieved a sound that is intimate and raw, both smooth and coarse. Refined by Mac Cormack’s development as a sound technician and multi-instrumentalist, his new single After the Glow is textured, layered, and sewn in new soil by familiar hands. 

Bill Withers’ smooth soul, the Beatles’ harmonic pop, Caribou’s tight folktronica, West African folk blues of Ali Farka Toure and Mdou Moctar; Jesse Mac Cormack’s influences are far and wide. As his own producer, Mac Cormack is drawn to sound and texture when listening to music. “I’m very curious about production. When I like a record I check who else this producer worked with”. One such producer that Jesse admires is John Congleton. Through Congleton Mac Cormack discovered Angel Olsen’s Burn Your Fire for no Witness— “the way sounds are dispatched and placed in the mix…. It’s brilliant.”Congleton also produced St-Vincent’s latest record, as well as having worked with the likes of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, SUUNS, and Modest Mouse.

Mac Cormack’s old-soul has captured the attention of many successful musicians both within the Montreal music community and internationally, which has lead to Jesse sharing the stage with acts such as The Barr Brothers, Patrick Watson, Suuns, Lou Doillon, Half Moon Run and Sophie Hunger.  In addition to his solo musical project, Jesse is an accomplished producer and accompanist, and has collaborated with fellow Quebec artists Betty Bonifassi, Rosie Valland, Les Soeurs Boulay, Emilie & Ogden, and Pandaleon among others.

A day before The Barr Brothers’ performance at the Shigawake Music Festival in rural Gaspésie, Quebec, lead vocalist Brad Barr describes hearing Jesse’s music for the first time from across the fairgrounds:

…With the wind blowing about half of the notes back out to sea, the ones that
persevered felt even more urgent. Even from half a kilometer away, gleaning
only a fraction of the output, I could tell what I was hearing was something
new and important. I began to pick up the pace, as the sound got a little
clearer…When I reached the tent, I was out of breath, and amazed to find one
person on stage with a guitar. How can that be?
From what I could hear before, I was imagining a fleet of Iroquois maidens
singing and playing on an array of ancient majestic instruments through
psychedelic hardware. But as I stood, overcome with this one man's vision of
sound and performance, I was well aware that a new voice had arrived.

Emanating Mac Cormack’s father’s classic rock tastes (“from Floyd to Stevie Ray”), his debut EP Music For the Soul (2014) is both healing and inviting, guided by acoustic guitar and Jesse’s voice. Crush (2014) exposes a darker, yet more upbeat rendition of Mac Cormack’s sound, transitioning from comfort to confrontation. Crush culminates in explosive instrumental breaks featuring heavier percussion and electric guitar. This sultry magnetic sound is carried by the ever expanding range of Mac Cormack’s vocal abilities.

Mac Cormack’s new single After the Glow combines the softness of Music for the soul with the pronounced rock of CRUSH, infusing it with his growing expertise as a sound technician and musician. Since he first began recording and producing his own music with nothing but a guitar and an amp, Mac Cormack is now working with tape machines, pedals, synths; a combination of quality sound gear and vintage instruments and equipment. “I’m a big fan of Tape Echoes and vintage synths, guitar and bass.” After the Glow is recorded, produced and mixed by Mac Cormack in his home studio, where he fervently performed nearly every vocal track and instrument himself, with the help of Francis Ledoux on drums.

Mehr lesen..


Termine

Keine aktuellen Termine.

Mozes And The Firstborn

Mozes And The Firstborn

Dream Wife
On Tour

Dream Wife On Tour

ARY

ARY

Rikas
On Tour

Rikas On Tour

Vulfpeck
On Tour

Vulfpeck On Tour

Goldroger
On Tour

Goldroger On Tour

Happyness

Happyness

I Salute

I Salute

CHINAH

CHINAH

Luisa Babarro
On Tour

Luisa Babarro On Tour

SPARKLING
On Tour

SPARKLING On Tour

Matt Maltese
On Tour

Matt Maltese On Tour

Adam Naas

Adam Naas

SOFI TUKKER

SOFI TUKKER

Thomas Azier
On Tour

Thomas Azier On Tour

Alvvays

Alvvays

Clipping.

Clipping.

Max Richard Leßmann
On Tour

Max Richard Leßmann On Tour

Moses Sumney

Moses Sumney

LVL UP

LVL UP

Yukno

Yukno

Olexesh
On Tour

Olexesh On Tour

Nimo
On Tour

Nimo On Tour

Lygo

Lygo

Mädness und Döll
On Tour

Mädness und Döll On Tour

Jesse Mac Cormack

Jesse Mac Cormack

Ufo361
On Tour

Ufo361 On Tour

All The Luck In The World

All The Luck In The World

Newmoon

Newmoon

Terrorgruppe

Terrorgruppe

Olivier St.Louis
On Tour

Olivier St.Louis On Tour

James Chatburn

James Chatburn

Monophonics

Monophonics

Garden City Movement
On Tour

Garden City Movement On Tour

Wincent Weiss
On Tour

Wincent Weiss On Tour

Estikay
On Tour

Estikay On Tour

ClickClickDecker

ClickClickDecker

Umse
On Tour

Umse On Tour

Axel Flóvent

Axel Flóvent

Leoniden
On Tour

Leoniden On Tour

Hanna Leess

Hanna Leess

Siegfried & Joy
On Tour

Siegfried & Joy On Tour

TWIN RED

TWIN RED

Keaton Henson

Keaton Henson

Wilhelmine
On Tour

Wilhelmine On Tour

Dr. Dog

Dr. Dog

Fil Bo Riva
On Tour

Fil Bo Riva On Tour

Steiner & Madlaina

Steiner & Madlaina

Frauenarzt

Frauenarzt

Panama

Panama

EMMA6
On Tour

EMMA6 On Tour

Black Atlass

Black Atlass

The Rumour Said Fire

The Rumour Said Fire

Yuna

Yuna

L.A. Salami
On Tour

L.A. Salami On Tour

Pissed Jeans

Pissed Jeans

DIIV

DIIV

Captain Planet
On Tour

Captain Planet On Tour

Bill Ryder-Jones

Bill Ryder-Jones

MEUTE
On Tour

MEUTE On Tour

Glints

Glints

The Internet

The Internet

Júníus Meyvant
On Tour

Júníus Meyvant On Tour

Pink Street Boys

Pink Street Boys

A Tale Of Golden Keys
On Tour

A Tale Of Golden Keys On Tour

Slug

Slug

Gold Class

Gold Class

JATA
On Tour

JATA On Tour

Lola Marsh
On Tour

Lola Marsh On Tour

WOMAN
On Tour

WOMAN On Tour

Radio Nukular
On Tour

Radio Nukular On Tour

Skinny Living

Skinny Living

Spidergawd

Spidergawd

Montreal
On Tour

Montreal On Tour

AaRON

AaRON

The Paper Kites

The Paper Kites

Lindi Ortega

Lindi Ortega

Schwarz

Schwarz

Steven A. Clark

Steven A. Clark

Faber
On Tour

Faber On Tour

Adiam

Adiam

A.O.S.O.O.N

A.O.S.O.O.N

Kensington
On Tour

Kensington On Tour

Prinz Pi

Prinz Pi

Kraftklub
On Tour

Kraftklub On Tour

Rockstah

Rockstah

Vierkanttretlager

Vierkanttretlager

K.I.Z
On Tour

K.I.Z On Tour

The T.C.H.I.K.
On Tour

The T.C.H.I.K. On Tour

Casper
On Tour

Casper On Tour

DJ Craft
On Tour

DJ Craft On Tour

Turntable Hools
On Tour

Turntable Hools On Tour

Lance Butters
On Tour

Lance Butters On Tour

Trümmer
On Tour

Trümmer On Tour

Oliver Polak
On Tour

Oliver Polak On Tour

AYS
On Tour

AYS On Tour

Klangkarussell

Klangkarussell

Credibil

Credibil

Adam Angst
On Tour

Adam Angst On Tour

FINN

FINN

ITCHY

ITCHY

Ball Park Music

Ball Park Music

Prinz Porno

Prinz Porno

Radical Face

Radical Face

Baby In Vain

Baby In Vain

Daniel James

Daniel James

Juli

Juli

Audio88 & Yassin
On Tour

Audio88 & Yassin On Tour

Der Ringer
On Tour

Der Ringer On Tour

Northeast Party House

Northeast Party House

Safia

Safia

Kagoule

Kagoule

Retro Stefson

Retro Stefson

Woodkid

Woodkid

We Were Promised Jetpacks

We Were Promised Jetpacks

Von Wegen Lisbeth
On Tour

Von Wegen Lisbeth On Tour

The Twilight Sad

The Twilight Sad

The Great Joy Leslie

The Great Joy Leslie

The Franklin Electric

The Franklin Electric

Ron Sexsmith

Ron Sexsmith

Surfer Blood

Surfer Blood

Xul Zolar

Xul Zolar

Phoria

Phoria

Neufundland
On Tour

Neufundland On Tour

NAH

NAH

Milky Chance
On Tour

Milky Chance On Tour

Matt Corby

Matt Corby

James Vincent McMorrow
On Tour

James Vincent McMorrow On Tour

Hey Rosetta!

Hey Rosetta!

Golf
On Tour

Golf On Tour

Go Go Berlin
On Tour

Go Go Berlin On Tour

Findlay
On Tour

Findlay On Tour

Fatherson

Fatherson

Elias Hadjeus

Elias Hadjeus

David Lemaitre

David Lemaitre

Broken Twin

Broken Twin

Birth Of Joy

Birth Of Joy

Astairre

Astairre

AnnenMayKantereit
On Tour

AnnenMayKantereit On Tour

Alvaro Soler
On Tour

Alvaro Soler On Tour

Aurora
On Tour

Aurora On Tour