Author: Daniel Graves

A New Drug | New Single | July 9th

All I ever wanted in life was to be happy; to be accepted and loved for who I am and nothing more. My crippling anxiety and existential unease have led me down a long road of substance abuse and self destruction. These days I find myself longing for something other than a bottle to take… Read more »

Gravity | New Single | May 7th

“No gravity, I slip away, I’ve lost my place in ever after.”  I often feel as if I’m losing touch with what holds me to this Earth. Simultaneously crushed beneath the weight of existence, while slowly being pulled away from it. My new single “Gravity” details my struggle to keep my feet on the ground…. Read more »

Dead Zone | New Single | April 9th

On April 9th I invite you to join me in the “Dead Zone” – the fourth installment of my 12 songs in 12 months project. Inspired by the music of my youth, “Dead Zone” is a blend of 90’s Alternative and modern synthwave. A gritty breakbeat provides the backbone for winding arpeggios, swirling synths and… Read more »

Automaton | New Single | Mar. 5th

Eat. Sleep. Work. Repeat. The Automaton carries on in its endless loop. Never failing. Never flinching. Never feeling.  My new single “Automaton” is about trying to reclaim one’s humanity and identity in a world that often demands they be sacrificed. A cold and mechanical mid tempo club track that evolves into an explosion of guitars… Read more »

Party Monster | New Single | Feb. 5th

“Don’t feel alive when I’m sober, so I’ll drink myself to death.”  I am elated to announce “Party Monster”, the second installment of Aesthetic Perfection’s 12 singles in 12 months project. My most ambitious effort to date, “Party Monster” is an industrial rock anthem that honestly and earnestly details my struggles with drugs and alcohol…. Read more »