For lots of artists hellbent on making a profession in music, a debut album signifies a cornerstone second of their profession. Many have leapfrogged the previous paradigm of creation and touring, choosing hit singles and membership reveals, whereas some take their time and deal with a cohesive physique of labor earlier than hitting the highway. Then, there’s Marc Straight, who already has a flourishing profession as a online game dev and sound designer, and selected to work on his debut album for the final 4 years as a private problem to himself.
4 years is a very long time for something, however creating over these previous 4 years, specifically, was significantly difficult. A worldwide pandemic and loads of private trials and tribulations prompted the album to bear many adjustments, even in simply the previous few months earlier than launch.
Magnificence in Transience, the title of the album, in addition to the track titles, are clear nods to the feelings Marc has felt earlier than, throughout, and even perhaps after manufacturing. ‘Morii,’ particularly, has the that means of the “want to seize a fleeting expertise. A bit like envisioning your life and eager to press ‘pause’ to cease and really feel extra comfy and relaxation in a world that’s caught on ‘play.’”
Along with his ardour for melodic dubstep, Marc is ready to convey complicated feelings in a fragile but highly effective method that ought to have many listeners deeply connecting along with his melodies and writing.
Marc Straight’s debut album, Magnificence in Transience, is out now — pay attention under.