Tag Archives: Her Name is Calla

To Bury A Ghost – The Hurt Kingdom

I have to admit to being late to the party in respect of the début EP from To Bury A Ghost Last. The Hurt Kingdom was released at the back end of 2010 and rightly got many good reviews, for it is indeed an impressive first outing for a band. TBAG finally came … Continue reading

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Rebekka Karijord – The Noble Art of Letting Go

      So far 2011 is proving to be a year,well OK a couple of weeks as it stands, of delicious sounding female vocalists (a couple of posts to come on some other examples) Rebekka Karijord is a Norwegian … Continue reading

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Birds of Passage

FB / Myspace/ Soundcloud/ @aliciamerz Alicia Merz aka Birds of Passage sort of slipped into my conciousness some way or another, I am not quite sure how. But I guess that’s rather appropriate given her chosen lo-fi, minimalist, dream-pop label. Birds of Passage … Continue reading

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Top Albums of 2010

Its almost a truism to say at the end of a year that its been ‘another great year for music’, but 2010 does seem to have been a particularly fertile year. An end-of-year  best albums is both a bit trite but also … Continue reading

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Halves – It Goes It Goes (Forever and ever)

Web / Myspace / FB /Youtube /  @halvesband Good lord this is wonderful and unexpected thing. I am indebted to Music Fan Mic whose review brought it to my attention, which in turn came to me via a retweet from the wonderful Her … Continue reading

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Puzzle – Aniima

Anima came to me courtesy of @hernameiscalla when Sophie tweeted about the track Seoul which is indeed a lovely thing. A little scratching around revealed an imminent release, this CD entitled Puzzle. Being a sucker for most things, pre-sale, preview … Continue reading

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The Quiet Lamb – Her Name Is Calla

A thousand years ago an advert proclaimed, ‘You can’t hurry a Murray’s’ referring to an old school boiled mint sweet. Well there is something of the Murray Mint to Her Name is Calla. It’s been a couple of years since … Continue reading

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