Ethereal Musing Meets Sonic Intensity: Unpacking Iress’ Musical Mastery at Resident Thoughts+Photos: Iress at Resident 8/10/23
LOS ANGELES, CA-
“…Iress, characterized by its sludgy, grungy, and enveloping sound, didn’t disappoint. From their “Flaw” days, they’ve consistently captivated listeners with their dark, alluring musical allure.
Michelle Malley, armed with her mesmerizing alto, guided the band through realms of ethereal musing and sonic intensity. Her voice, oscillating between soft whispers and roaring crescendos, painted an atmosphere that was as entrancing as it was eerie. Given her prowess, it’s unsurprising that she ranks high among rock vocalists today. The depth, passion, and melancholy resonated in waves of grungy, doom-gaze brilliance.
I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: Michelle’s voice ranks among my favorite female rock vocals. As long as she and her band continue delivering these impactful, emotive tracks, they’ve secured a devoted fan in me…”