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Carla dal Forno

Carla dal Forno is an Australian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist currently based in London.

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Her debut album You Know What It’s Like (2016) and follow up EP The Garden (2017) – both released on Blackest Ever Black – have established her as a singular new talent who navigates the inbetween zones of post-punk, industrial, narcotic dub and dream pop. Formerly of Melbourne’s Mole House, dal Forno is also a member of the BEB affiliated trio F Ingers with Samuel Karmel and Tarquin Manek.

As a solo artist dal Forno crafts artfully atmospheric and emotionally ambiguous songs, displaying an observer’s eye for detail and a painterly sense of proportion. Her productions channel a mittel-Europa aesthetic, featuring greyscale synth textures, pulsing drum machines, stripped back guitar lines and disorientating bass undertow, with her glacially detached soaring above. Live she performs as a duo with multi-instrumentalist/electronic musician Mark Smith.

'Smoky and ominous, Australian singer/songwriter Carla dal Forno’s You Know What It’s Like simmers, both musically and thematically, while she inhabits the gloom of her arrangements like a ghost' — Pitchfork

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Mark Slater

Territory

Worldwide excl. N America

Tour dates

30.03.19
London, UK
Retextured Festival