Tag Archives: Her Name is Calla

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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Arcade Fire and Life Sound Tracks

A minor coincidence set me thinking today. Along with countless others I am now the owner of the new Arcade Fire album, Suburbs, greedily gobbling up the music, hoping it will have a similar effect to the first time I … Continue reading

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Her Name Is Calla – The Quiet Lamb etc

Well it seems an age that we have been waiting the debut album from the glorious but improbably named Her Name is Calla (I have often wondered but never had the temerity to ask what that’s all about). There of … Continue reading

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The Mantles, These Monsters and Her Name is Calla

A couple of new chaps to me and a favourite putting out some new material. The Mantles are a San Francisco bay bunch, proudly proclaiming their (or maybe their parents) record collection influences. They clearly fit alongside The Girls with … Continue reading

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Her Name is Calla

Well in pretty much a volte face from the sublime Fleet Foxes, I have stumbled upon the really rather excellent Her Name is Calla who must labour under the unhelpful Post Rock label it seems. The blurb on Last FM … Continue reading

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