I guess we were all really hanging out for some new official show songs. It makes sense, the last show song was more than eight months ago (slightly less if you count Legend Of Everfree). Enter Best Friends Until the End of Time and suddenly we’ve got more remixes than you could shake a stick at. This particular version takes a very unique approach to the source material, and brings it to a really chill downtempo place. Combining thethe original melody, vocal chops and future chords with trap kick and hithat rolls, it creates something that almost feels like it shouldn’t work, but very certainly does.
This one is a long one folks (although, admittedly, not by Reverb’s standards) so strap yourselves in, we’re going for a journey. We start with clean, dark riffs on acoustics and layers are added, exchanged and layered until we’re neck neck in dirty guitars and heavy, driving drums, all backed by an almost ever present ethereal choir. Tight grooves, tight guitars and very tight production.
This is one of the more interesting tracks I’ve heard recently, from the juxtaposition of warm, melodic pads and distant dissonant wind whistles to the crazy intro: rest-of-song ratio. This is chill downtempo track with an air of mystery to it.
Sights Unseen has just released a huge (18 songs!) new album and as such has uploaded the title track to youtube. It tells a very human story of loneliness through the lens of our favourite princess of the night. It’s very emotional and very Sights.
Totalspark is back from a vacation, and wouldn’t ya know it, his new song kinda sounds like a vacation feels. With lush pads and summer breeze-y leads; have a listen and have yourself a quick vacation too.
Griffin Village’s Seasons EP is one of the early fandom’s works that has best stood the test of time. Autumn is a classic, and this remix is goofy and irreverent in all the right way and I love it.
Let’s indeed. NeoN is celebrating reaching 500 followers on soundcloud by releasing this cracker of a Moon Dancer inspired electro house number. Have a listen and join in the celebration yourself.
With Balloon Party 4’s release, we are also seeing a bunch of songs released that, for whatever reason, weren’t included on the album. ExplodingPonyToast’s The Paragon is one of those tracks and although it wasn’t accepted, the effort put into this shows. It’s a Twilight inspired number that alternates between regal and endearingly cheesy.
Apparently now is the time to be releasing 1000 sub special that are covers of classic pony songs…
Some where in between Cherax’s original and his acoustic version (and somewhat of a departure from what we’re used to from Spec) sits this lovely acoustic rock rendition. Delicately assembled, but still packing a punch.
Something a tad more gentle from Celestial Throne this time. A really nice stripped down, very textural, acoustic piece about a rather sad yellow horse.