Demarnia Lloyd has been a particularly bright star in the Dunedin music scene in the mid 90s, forming her tenure performing alongside the likes of Alastair Galbraith, as well as forming the eclectic, dancy Mink, and their successor (whom she made her name with), Cloudboy.
An increasingly prolific song-writer and a precious, unique vocalist, Lloyd has performed under many different alias’s and in very different styles, but her songs and hugely inflective voice still stays as commanding as ever from release to release.
Strip to just simple Casio accompaniment when performing as Cloud Coupe, she is perhaps at her most tender, and a heck of a refreshing live performer. 2001 brought the long-awaited solo full-length Set Upon a Curve a brief, but impressive set of songs written and recorded in Oamaru’s historic grain-store, a large getaway in outback North Otago.
- Trace EP (2000, Arclife Records, ARCLIFE008)
- Set Upon a Curve (2002, self-released)