Her early influences could be found handwritten on burnt CDs from her family: the eclectic stylings of Jamiroquai, Lauryn Hill, Tori Amos, Elliott Smith, No Doubt, Hair (1979), Sam Cooke, and The Andrew Sisters. she credits the poetry of Shel Silverstein for her love of wordplay.
Today Carly’s songs ask heavy questions with a light-hearted flare, seeking to shine light on dark contradictions and savor the rich and simpler parts of life.
Soon after graduating college, Carly settled in Asheville, NC, where she met art-rock band Midnight Snack. many of its members would join her in creating her first studio album, reverie. Carly won the brown bag songwriting competition in 2015. when asked if she intends to settle in Asheville, Carly says “we’re not sure if we’ll stay but we’ll certainly come visit.”
Agency Little Antithesis Music