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 exhibits, whereas some take their time and give attention to a cohesive physique of labor earlier than hitting the street. 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 notably difficult. A world pandemic and loads of private trials and tribulations precipitated the album to endure many modifications, even in simply the previous couple of months earlier than launch.
Magnificence in Transience, the title of the album, in addition to the tune titles, are clear nods to the feelings Marc has felt earlier than, throughout, and even perhaps after manufacturing. ‘Morii,’ particularly, has the which 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 advanced feelings in a fragile but highly effective means 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 — hear beneath.