On a label already stacked with talent, Carla Dal Forno’s releases on Blackest Ever Black still remain permanent highlights. Now the London-based, Australian artist is releasing another slice of atmospheric avant-pop via her own imprint.
The newly founded Kallista Records will release the So Much Better 7-inch on April 16. In the lead up, Carla Dal Forno has released the A-side single of the same name.
It sees Dal Forno further mine the possibilities of her deceptively complex and restrained songwriting style. Despite being coated in a sombre atmosphere, her vocals are both soothing and ambiguous in their delivery. Dulcet and yet almost playful, it jars with the razor-sharp misanthropy of the lyrics being sung and channels the legacy of ’80s new wave and post-punk aesthetics and songwriting with masterful effect.
Check out the lead single above and pre-order the 7-inch here.