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Thursday, December 13, 2012

EQTV – Watch “F16” by Colette Carr

Colette Carr

By Mandy Rogers

Following on from the announcement that glamour puss rapper Colette Carr has worked up an innovative way to deliver her debut album “Skitszo” to her public, by first leading through a succession of 4 digital EP instalments, than the first increment “Skitszo Pt. 1” is now hotly rolling off the press as quick as I can type.

Leading from this initial release comes “F16” and wow, does Colette articulately rapid fire the rap out, strewth I wouldn’t want to be pitted up against her in a tongue-twister spinging match off, her rap pitter-patter is dang clean cut and oh so enviable.

Whereas, if you were classified as being fly the past couple of years back it was all about the G6, well Colette has moved on to bring F16’s into vogue and to be honest the frenetic nature of this Vincent Turner (Frankmusik) produced track is undeniably ear popping candylicious. 

"Skitszo Pt. 1" - is available through http://www.colettecarr.com/order/

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

EQTV – Watch “Merry Xmas (Says Your Text Message)” by Dragonette

Dragonette

By Mandy Rogers

These Holiday tunes continue to appear and rather like indulging in a festive eggnog or two, they’ll either bring the merry best, the over emotional slush or the grinch out of you.

Of course, Dragonette can be relied upon to provide a feisty alternative to the traditional seasonal ding-a-dong song and they do so in Christmas break-up tune “Merry Xmas (Says Your Text Message)”. Sketch in a profanity or two and it’s as merry, merry festively un-holy as The Pogues & Kirsty McColls’FairyTale Of New York”.

I can see the reasoning behind this accompanying text speak video, however, I do feel a little short changed by it, I’d have much rather seen Martina bitching it up in angel robes or a sassy santa suit, with a raised sherry glass in one hand and an extended middle finger elevated from the other. 

Merry Xmas (Says Your Text Message) - Single - Dragonette

 


EQTV – Watch “Joy” by Tracey Thorn

Tracey Thorn

By Mandy Rogers

It’s not unlike Tracey Thorn to sneak out a festive warbling this time of year and this year is no exception, except she’s seen to it and brought out a full album of wintry sing song “Tinsel And Lights”.

From the above festive selection here’s Tracey singing the Holiday season in, in reflective and nostalgic mood, lending her superb husky whispery-ness to a quaint Christmassy tune “Joy”.

It’s hard not to be swept up in the timeless beauty of this, being that it is such a magical melting Xmasy moment or two.

Furthermore, Tracey invites you to join in the countdown to the big day with her, as she’s fixed up a little advent daily treat, it may not have a choccie lurking behind every door but nonetheless brings an eclectic mix of festive surprises.

Tinsel and Lights - Tracey Thorn

 

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