Following the more acoustic-minded “This Old Dog” and “My Old Man,” Mac “revels in the high-gloss synth-pop of ‘On The Level’ (Uncut) showing once again that he’s at his best with the slower jams. It’s another contemplative number giving a further glimpse into his relationships with his kin.
“This record has a lot to do with my family and my life right now and the way I’m feeling,” he says. “One of the main goals for this record was trying to make sure I retained some kind of realness. That’s the bottom line.”
Mac (guitar, vocals) and band – Jon Lent (bass, percussion), Joe McMurray (drums) Alec Meen(keys) and Andy White (guitar) – will tour North America and Europe surrounding the release of This Old Dog with a stop in Missoula, Montana at The Wilma on September 15.