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Songbird Choir – Appleoosa Rag – Piano Solo

Ahhh, more season one-inspired music! It really takes you back to the days of just how charming FiM really was becoming! This delightful piano solo takes you back to the episode “Over A Barrel.” Songbird Choir grabs you in the flavor of classic old west charm as you could very well hear this coming from the salt saloon as you take your tour of APPLEOOOOOSA! Please support and check out Songbird Choir’s other charming works. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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Koron Korak – Octavia Dead and Unforgiven (Covering AaRD) | Orchestral

(Listen to the original Here!)

The power you find even in the darkness. Why, the emotion behind this track is very personal to Koron Korak. (In all seriousness, give the guy some love and encouragement or a hug!) This cover of AaRD’s score is just breathtakingly pretty. The melodies are very lush and plentiful. Taking the original and beefing it up with his skill with the Violin and Cello. They are some major Russian/German influences within this cover that gives the track a rich favor and pulls you into the emotion; as Dionte George told me, “It kinda also sounds like opera seria (serious opera) in a way. Please support Koron, my friends, and send him some kind words of support. As always, this qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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MidnightFritz – Mystery of Magic | Chillwave

Soft and gentle music inspired by the show is always so pleasing to listen to. To this day, the series premiere has musicians making music about the very moment “Friendship is Magic” was born. Take this lovely piece of music by MidnightFritz. The melodies with some acoustic guitar charm. This magical wonderous theme with the xylophone tones and a subtle aura of magic within the background. To put it simply, it’s like the very moment of the elements came to be and new hope for Equestria. Never lost that magic, my friends. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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[Equinity] The Empty Tomb – INSECT | Complextro

Welcome to Round 2 of Queen Chrysalis on Equinity 04: Immersion, only this time, she is much colder and calculating (does the thumbnail art say no more?) but still just as arrogant! Insecta Regno was only half of this tale, a tale about how much we like the crazy bug queen. This song by The Empty Tomb, Oh…boy, those vocal chops bring a chill to your spine with this dead serious build-up behind those vocal chops. This trance-like melody with such a malicious undertone really sells it as you hear Chrissy speak and unleash that laugh. The song then only has one last thing to do–unleash the Minions! The drops and beats perfectly sound off on the changeling drones doing Chrissy’s bidding. You wonder how she lost in the season 6 finale in the first place! Man, the air raid siren in the background, along with the sounds of her insidious plan coming to fruition. What a great track about just how vile Queen Chrysalis really is. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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Altius Volantis – Pinkie’s Morning | Orchestral

A Pinkie Pie track that isn’t about her being hyperactive and zany? Alright, I’m game. Nothing over the top here, just the sweet noise of Celestia bringing in the morning. The birds sounding off and Pinkie with Gummy in their bed just wanting just a tad more shuteye. The arrangement is this serene piano, along with these harmonizing cords of violins and cellos. It’s almost like this is what Pinkie’s mind is like when resting before it’s time to get up and start trying to make some pony’s day! A lovely gift from Altius Volantis to Makenshi for his birthday. Something different about Pinkie Pie, this will do. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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CAPT – The Upcoming Journey | Future Bass

Art influences art. That is the core of this most pleasant piece of music based on the art done by Alumx! Bronies everywhere are curious as to what G5 will bring to the table. The melodies of Capt’s work here show the growing talent his work has become since first hearing his work within the Equestria Terror Corps label. The sound of joyous beginnings is what comes to mind as you feel like you are heading out on your own with nothing but a saddlebag and your sense of adventure! The composition of the travel and trot beats will have you hoping for the future of the fandom. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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Glimm – Illuminate My Night | Happy Hardcore

Different song, different princess, different genre! Glimm, a newcomer to the brony music scene. Slides right into the groove with the 2nd track of their Princess EP album. We had Cadenza with Hyper Pop for Princess Cadence. This track, however takes the interesting choice of Happy Hardcore to the theme of Princess Luna as odd as this sounds for her character. We are treated to this bouncy and hyperactive message of poor Luna being trapped on the moon. I have to admit it is quite catchy; Glimm trying to sing for the first time has this playful and hopeful tone to the lyrics as the harmonies have this space-like echo to them, full of spunk and high octane energy! It’s an entertaining track. Please encourage Glimm to keep working hard and encourage them with love. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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[Equinity] SP1TF1R3 – Insecta Regno | Melbourne Bounce

IggieBlackIce has started a trend in this fandom. Melbourne Bounce is just a very energy-fueled genre that you can’t help but get into the uptempo style of electro house known for its use of deep bass horns. That is what makes it so fun to listen to. So what happens when you mix this sound with a bit of Russian flare and Queen Chrysalis? One of the best tracks on Equinity 04: Immersion! At track 34, you’re treated to a song about old Chrysi going insane, wanting vengeance and being an overbearing cocky bug queen. The vocal chops flip some awesome Chrysi moments (some of which come from her fight with Starlight Glimmer) which plays into the beat of the song well. This song plays into why Chrysi is one of the most beloved villains behind Nightmare Moon by so many bronies. The elements of the track play right into her moods: cocky, crazy and wanting revenge. The structure of this track just plays those factors so well. This also happens to be SP1TF1R3’s first time making a major compilation album; I’d say this song’s fitting for that. Queen Chrysalis fans rejoice as this track is the prime track for your beloved bug queen! As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

PS: Qilin is pronounced as kee-lin to let you guys know.

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[Equinity] Tw3Lv3 – Mango Juice (feat. Mizuki) | Kawaii Bass

Tw3Lv3, why do you do this to everyone? LOL. By now everyone knows that everypony’s favorite musical deer has a niche for making great tunes about just about anything. Let’s take this song at track 15 on “Equinity 04: Immersion”. We have this sly, fun and fly track that starts off in such deep and vibrant fashion and then builds to this fun drop. Then this really catchy and happy bass melody kicks in with these different wacky vocal chops from anime, video games and MLP with Mizu throwing in a “Ju-Ni” and “Mango Juice!” here and there. Tw3Lv3 is known for making chill music with a lot of positive vibes, and true to that nature the melody changes bit by bit and becomes more happy and full of energy as the song progresses. It’s like being in a state of pure bliss. Oh yeah, it’s because Tw3Lv3’s Durr Oc is enjoying some mango liquid refreshment! Yes, this is a song about her favorite fruit. How talented do you have to be to make a track about your favorite fruit and make it sound this good?! It’s strange, fun and entertaining and a true testament to her undeniable talent. As always this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

P.S: Don’t tell any bat ponies about Tw3Lv3’s mango stash! Shhhhhhhhh…