Infy - A Mortals Tear
Goth, Metal It's not often that I completely and utterly gush over a singer's ability to cast their voice over me and subdue me just on sheer audio ecstasy. Which is why when I find a singer that can easily put me in such a state I make sure that I stay attached to their band for ages to come. I mean, half the time the people I hear sing are digitally altering and crushing their chords to make it match the song; there's nothing wrong with that by far, it's all a personal choice. I just find natural vocal talent a pleasure that I don't often find myself reveling in. But, every now and then, someone's voice hits my ears and I completely melt. 

I currently find myself in the exact company that makes me just completely relax and die a little. I would like introcude you to alternative folk, rock, metal, and goth vocalist Infy. Born in Amsterdam in 1991 and moving to Israel at the age of four, Infy has shown a great passion for music ever since she was a little girl. Constantly singing and being a bright child, she soon grew older and became shy. Though her silence persisted, she still composed and wrote her own songs. That is until she hit the age of thirteen, where she performed at a local theater. Showing off her chords had not rotted and leaving a crowd in shock and awe, she then began to take singing lessons. And, thought she found music as a secondary hobby as she discovered her true interests, it was in 2012 when Infy would take her musical career to the next level. 

Joining up with her long time friend and professional composer Omri Lahav in the studio, they both began to bring her old works to life. Ever since, they have been working on Infy's first full length album, "A Mortal's Tear". While 2013 saw the release of her first single and video 'Vanishing', it is now that her debut album is soon to be released. 

With the aforementioned multi-instrumentalist Omri Lahav on board and Jeff Willet on drums, "A Mortal's Tears" has finally taken form in a thirteen track, fifty two minute ballad. The intro song gave off a very symphonic feel to it due to it's epic synths lining the background over top layering guitar shredding and pretty decent drum work. This song flowed right into the next, "Mindfuck", which is where we get the first taste of Infy's terrific vocals.

Like a mythical elf who sings to plants and trees to make them grow, as a mystical Goddess who can heal through the power of her voice, Infy's voice strikes clear and through as she sings and dominates track after track after track. From "Mindfuck" to "Goddess Machine", she gives it her all; the love for music she has is intensely let out through each line and word she serenades. This woman is fantastic at what she does. 

On the more technical side of things, where instruments are involved, I won't say I was completely disappointed, but I wasn't altogether shocked and thrilled, either. Some songs were expertly done, such as the multi-acted "Vanishing", which went through odes of piano and voice, to piano and drum, to everything combined together. However, other songs were simply structured and not that awe-inspiring, such as 'Nightmares' and 'The Flower Collector'. 

I suppose the one thing that I am trying to say is that if you're going to be putting out an excellent and exquisite vocalist such as Infy on an album, the music needs to match the grand scale of it all. And, while it does that sometimes, it can be off here and there. However, that's not to say that Lahav and Willet don't know what they're doing; Willet so easily took the spotlight in songs such as in 'Vanishing' (check out the 2:37 minute mark and let his work seep through your body), and Lahav pretty much took control of the rest with his wonderful guitar work and knowledge. 

I do think Infy has a grand future ahead of herself with the amount of talent she has and the skillful folks that have surrounded her. Give it more time, let them figure everything out just a bit more, and I'm sure they'll be creating masterpieces in no time. For now, check this out and I guarantee you'll walk away loving one song or another. 

Editor's Note: I give thanks to fellow writer Andrew (You sexy son of a bitch) for pointing this band out to me. They're absolutely lovely. 
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Brutal Resonance

Infy - A Mortals Tear

7.0
"Good"
Released off label 2015
It's not often that I completely and utterly gush over a singer's ability to cast their voice over me and subdue me just on sheer audio ecstasy. Which is why when I find a singer that can easily put me in such a state I make sure that I stay attached to their band for ages to come. I mean, half the time the people I hear sing are digitally altering and crushing their chords to make it match the song; there's nothing wrong with that by far, it's all a personal choice. I just find natural vocal talent a pleasure that I don't often find myself reveling in. But, every now and then, someone's voice hits my ears and I completely melt. 

I currently find myself in the exact company that makes me just completely relax and die a little. I would like introcude you to alternative folk, rock, metal, and goth vocalist Infy. Born in Amsterdam in 1991 and moving to Israel at the age of four, Infy has shown a great passion for music ever since she was a little girl. Constantly singing and being a bright child, she soon grew older and became shy. Though her silence persisted, she still composed and wrote her own songs. That is until she hit the age of thirteen, where she performed at a local theater. Showing off her chords had not rotted and leaving a crowd in shock and awe, she then began to take singing lessons. And, thought she found music as a secondary hobby as she discovered her true interests, it was in 2012 when Infy would take her musical career to the next level. 

Joining up with her long time friend and professional composer Omri Lahav in the studio, they both began to bring her old works to life. Ever since, they have been working on Infy's first full length album, "A Mortal's Tear". While 2013 saw the release of her first single and video 'Vanishing', it is now that her debut album is soon to be released. 

With the aforementioned multi-instrumentalist Omri Lahav on board and Jeff Willet on drums, "A Mortal's Tears" has finally taken form in a thirteen track, fifty two minute ballad. The intro song gave off a very symphonic feel to it due to it's epic synths lining the background over top layering guitar shredding and pretty decent drum work. This song flowed right into the next, "Mindfuck", which is where we get the first taste of Infy's terrific vocals.

Like a mythical elf who sings to plants and trees to make them grow, as a mystical Goddess who can heal through the power of her voice, Infy's voice strikes clear and through as she sings and dominates track after track after track. From "Mindfuck" to "Goddess Machine", she gives it her all; the love for music she has is intensely let out through each line and word she serenades. This woman is fantastic at what she does. 

On the more technical side of things, where instruments are involved, I won't say I was completely disappointed, but I wasn't altogether shocked and thrilled, either. Some songs were expertly done, such as the multi-acted "Vanishing", which went through odes of piano and voice, to piano and drum, to everything combined together. However, other songs were simply structured and not that awe-inspiring, such as 'Nightmares' and 'The Flower Collector'. 

I suppose the one thing that I am trying to say is that if you're going to be putting out an excellent and exquisite vocalist such as Infy on an album, the music needs to match the grand scale of it all. And, while it does that sometimes, it can be off here and there. However, that's not to say that Lahav and Willet don't know what they're doing; Willet so easily took the spotlight in songs such as in 'Vanishing' (check out the 2:37 minute mark and let his work seep through your body), and Lahav pretty much took control of the rest with his wonderful guitar work and knowledge. 

I do think Infy has a grand future ahead of herself with the amount of talent she has and the skillful folks that have surrounded her. Give it more time, let them figure everything out just a bit more, and I'm sure they'll be creating masterpieces in no time. For now, check this out and I guarantee you'll walk away loving one song or another. 

Editor's Note: I give thanks to fellow writer Andrew (You sexy son of a bitch) for pointing this band out to me. They're absolutely lovely. 
Jul 20 2015

Off label

Official release released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

Steven Gullotta

info@brutalresonance.com
I've been writing for Brutal Resonance since November of 2012 and now serve as the editor-in-chief. I love the dark electronic underground and usually have too much to listen to at once but I love it. I am also an editor at Aggressive Deprivation, a digital/physical magazine since March of 2016. I support the scene as much as I can from my humble laptop.

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