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[P@D] Tw3Lv3 & Doodled – Peak Vibes | Drum & Bass/Hip Hop

Another exciting pre-release for the big Ponies at Dawn release for Zenith, Tw3Lv3 and Doodled went all-out combining their specialties! Peak Vibes combines the chaotic, fast-paced percussion of DnB while Doodled’s chilled vocals and flow provide a soothing atmosphere. The back-and-forth transitions range from wild and uptempo to relaxing on a hot afternoon – truly “Peak Vibes”!
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loopy x Koa – Pull Over (Siren Song) | Remix Album

A big hit off Ponies at Dawn’s Oceansong from a year ago was the single Pull Over (Siren Song). While popular in its own right, the collaboration between Koa and loopyy really took off after the duo pair launched a remix contest with the prize including admission to this remix album.

I spoke with Koa recently who said the album was conceived because it sounded like a fun idea. She told me that she really enjoys the diversity in creative elements that come about from such a contest. The number of directions different people can take with the same source is astounding! With 26 initial remix submissions, this winter was certainly full of unique interpretations of the same project!

AnNy Tr3e Remix – You wouldn’t know you are listening to Siren Song at first with this remix. Perhaps the best at subverting expectations, AnNy Tr3e brings a very big room feel to the album.

Payyn Remix – A big buildup at the very beginning lets you know something big is coming! The mix lulls you in with soft space-y vibes right up until it punches you in the face with heavy bass and crazy wubs.

Top 10 Brony Songs of March 2022 Voting Open!

Our good friends over at Top 10 Brony Songs have opened public voting for the top 10 fandom songs of March! They have a great playlist of all the songs that came out during the month and of course you can check out the playlist of Horse Music Herald songs covered last month (watch the dates for eligibility)! The voting form is available over here: https://forms.gle/Bn9sGYoWd31chwrw9 and open until April 8 at 3 p.m. EST / 12 p.m. PST / 8 p.m. UTC! Take a moment to catch yourself up on what’s been good so far in 2022 and submit a few votes to support the Top 10 channel!

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MathematicPony – Inspiration | Pop

Did you know that Rarity’s element of harmony was originally planned to be Inspiration instead of generosity? MathematicPony knows that, and created a vibe that only she could imagine! With a quick-running synth playing throughout, Math brings out the anxiety of work and pressure to meet personal goals and standards as the instrument persists in the background of the song. A contemporary pop mix sets the stage for passionate vocals telling the relatable message of a pony working hard and staying up late to complete important projects; dealing with the existential wonder of inspiration, aspiration, and legacy.

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TOP 25 BRONY SONGS of 2021 – COMMUNITY VOTED

WOW! After another big year for fandom music, our friends over at Top Brony Music have tallied the votes and released this awesome video countdown of your favorite bangers from last year! While it may appear at first like there weren’t many votes based on the songs that actually made the video, the reality is that there were over 340 songs receiving votes – a testament to just how much incredible music and talent turned out in 2021! As you may expect from such a big turnout, there was an overwhelming number voters who participated in the making of this list as well! No spoilers, but there’s a nice mix of genres as well as new artists vs old featured!

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Algo at All – Land of Harmony | Chillout

Algo at All is certainly one of the most imaginative and distinctive musicians in the fandom. Every release is creative and something special to look forward to! Land of Harmony is fairly simplistic in composition, but does so much in building around a simple foundation of a chiptune-y bass and Coloratura’s titular vocal chops. Armed with some sweet chimes and a few synths, Algo at All can transport any listener to a fantasy world of warm vibes, or rather, a Land of Harmony.
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Top 10 Brony Songs of February 2022

Another month and another top 10 based on the votes of the community. More fans are engaging with the Top 10 channel which is great to see, and this month even had more variety with 76 unique songs receiving votes! Check it out and be sure to click through to the playlist of all the February music!

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Biscuit – THE AIR THAT YOU AND I BREATHE IS NOT THE SAME | Metal

Get excited because there is some new and very promising talent on the scene! Biscuit expresses their unique take on nightmare moon’s perspective of her banishment and relation to Celestia through the aggression and heavy tones of metal. The guitars and drums hit hard while Biscuit’s articulate vocals send a message to the sun princess of how the air that you and I breathe is not the same. Creative, dynamic, and clearly well-thought out, Biscuit is definitely a talent to keep your eyes on (and maybe subscribe while you are at it)!

Top 10 Brony Songs of February 2022 Voting Open!

Our good friends over at Top 10 Brony Songs has opened public voting for the top 10 fandom songs of February! They have a great playlist of all the songs that came out during the month and of course you can check out the playlist of Horse Music Herald songs covered last month! The voting form is available over here: https://forms.gle/Bn9sGYoWd31chwrw9 and open until March 8 at 3 p.m. EST / 12 p.m. PST / 8 p.m. UTC! Take a moment to catch yourself up on what’s been good so far in 2022 and submit a few votes to support the Top 10 channel!

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Vylet Pony – can opener’s notebook: fish whisperer | Indie Pop

Aside from ridiculously high quality production and sound design, Vylet Pony has a knack for relating to the world of Equestria and the creatures within it. Her connection to the show is poetically romantic as demonstrated through her concepts and music. can opener’s notebook: fish whisperer is the story of a neurodivergent unicorn going from overachieving marine biologist to aspiring musician after relocating to a quiet cabin on the Yakyakistan coast. Featuring lots of sudden track change-ups, full soundscapes, a prevailing theme of “you are/aren’t a real musician“, and so much more, every song is immersive into the coastal atmosphere and risky yet fulfilling nature of Canni (the protagonist).

(Some song recaps after the break)

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