The Avian Abundance, the new Single by Pacific Death – The Interview

Stockholm, Sweden

Release Date: 2024-02-27
Check out The Avian Abundance here: Spotify

Pacific Death: Charting Uncharted Musical Terrains

A Symphony of Solitude: The Pacific Death Odyssey

In the heart of Stockholm, where the city’s pulse beats with a rhythm of traditional melodies and commercial tunes, an anomaly thrives. An artist who crafts not only songs but experiences, creating sonic landscapes that defy convention. This is the realm of Pacific Death, a solo project that has become a cornerstone of experimental music. With a constantly expanding discography that moves across genres with the ease of a shadow through the night, Pacific Death stands as a testament to the power of solitary creation. I had the unique opportunity to explore the mind behind the music, discovering the inspirations, aspirations, and reflections of this enigmatic project.

Q: How would you describe your music?

Pacific Death: Pacific Death does not exactly have a “sound”. While The Avian Abundance may lean towards a classic “melodic metal” style, this is an anomaly within the broader Pacific Death discography. The essence of Pacific Death‘s “style” lies not in a particular genre but in the song structures, musical motifs, and other nuances that are better understood through firsthand experience rather than through words.

Q: What are your plans for future releases?

Pacific Death: Songs are currently being released on a bi-weekly basis, each contributing to the buildup of an upcoming fourth album. True to PacificDeath‘s signature style, these releases refuse to confine themselves to a singular sound.

Q: What has been your proudest moment as a musician so far?

Pacific Death: Every new song becomes the new “proudest moment” even if it resonates with an audience of absolutely nobody.

Q: How do you plan to keep your fans engaged?

Pacific Death: The plans for engagement is mainly to release music frequently. In the end it is all about the music, everything else is just to support that priority.

Q: What other genres of music do you enjoy listening to?

Pacific Death: Enjoyment can be found in most genres but some recurring include progressive rock, funk and death metal.

Q: What elements do you draw inspiration from when creating your music?

Pacific Death: Inspiration frequently comes from diverse art forms, not just to music. It’s often linked to overall structure of an artistic piece and the transitions between its sections rather than specific elements. Occasionally, the context provides significance to pieces that might otherwise seem unremarkable.

Q: What is your music creation process like?

Pacific Death: I typically have multiple songs in development simultaneously. I avoid forcing things; instead, I engage in constructing a variety of musical experiments without predetermined plans for the end result. I allow the songs themselves to dictate their own evolution.

Q: Tell us about your upcoming releases.

Pacific Death: A recent release, “Huge Parrot in a Tiny Toilet,” can be succinctly described as an experimental weirdo/art song. Upcoming works include a straightforward rock/funk piece, yet to be named, and a serene, atmospheric composition also awaiting a title.

With each note Pacific Death releases, the music world slightly shifts on its axis, making room for the undefinable. Pacific Death’s path is more than a musical journey; it’s a pilgrimage across the spectrum of human emotion and expression. As our conversation came to an end, I was left in awe—not only of the music created but also of the unexplored territories that lie ahead. Pacific Death’s journey serves as a reminder that in the realm of art, the only limits are those we impose on ourselves.

In an era where music often feels commodified and genres meld into an indistinguishable mass, Pacific Death stands out not only as a beacon of originality but also as a bold statement of independence. The journey of Pacific Death is far from complete; it is an ongoing odyssey that promises to keep defying expectations and crossing boundaries.

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pacific.death/
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