Mayor McCa: the king of D.I.Y.

Earlier this week London-based singer-songwriter and solo performer Mayor McCa has just launched a charmingly lo-fi video for his catchy new track, Drinkalottawater – directed by photographer Dean Chalkley and Yemisi Brookes…

London-based singer-songwriter and solo performer Mayor McCa has just launched a charmingly lo-fi video for his catchy new track,  Drinkalottawater – directed by photographer Dean Chalkley and Yemisi Brookes

Mayor McCa launched his new hand-made, lo-fi video at an event in London’s Notting Hill Arts Club on Monday night that saw the hairy-faced singer exhibit dozens of flyers, posters and comics which he’s created, singlehandedly over the last 12 or so years to help promote his gigs… 

The singer also hand drew some Hooray for Beer posters to place by the bar and displayed some of the cardboard props used in the making of the video…

Not only does he do all the illustration (and, he admits, a lot of photocopying) himself, Mayor McCa plays all the instruments in his band. He is, in fact, a one-man-band. More info on the singer can be found at

Drinkalottawater credits:

Directors: Dean Chalkley and Yemisi Brookes
Editing: Jennie Wright and Adian Leva
Animation assistants: Tom Kingsley and Carrie Loiuse

All photography in this post ©Emilie Bailey 2010 /

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