Don’t let the rickety rhythms of the introductory ambience scare you, for this mad gabber piece takes on the literal meaning of Hardcore music. This piece also incorporates samples from multiple classic pony animations, such as the Rainbow Dash Presents series from Dawn Somewhere, and the .mov series from hotdiggedydemon. DAϟH makes this track a very good opener and title track for his and Payyn’s album Equestrian Terror: An Introduction. The album also includes songs from DAϟH such as Blood Moon in the Everfree, Dream Demon, and Deadline Darling.
“So mysterious” perfectly embodies the spirit of this half-ambient gabber tune by DAϟH. Taken straight off of DAϟH and Payyn’s new album Equestrian Terror: An Introduction, Blood Moon in the Everfree includes a ravenous beat composed of highly industrial drums and a woodwind sample, along with an ocean of ominous effects. DAϟH ends this manic piece by aptly pulling out all stops. DAϟH and Payyn’s album Equestrian Terror also includes songs like Deadline Darling, Dream Demon, and the title track Equestrian Terror.
This rare Drumscape Library by Tw3lv3 and Niłch’i Poni is introduced with a collage of high-up plucks backed by continuous pads, faint electric piano, and flute sounds. After a monstrous drum fill to introduce the drums, the reins of the track are taken by vocal chops and spacious electric piano riffs. Then the song undergoes a steep interlude, to be brought back with the support of a massive reese-y bass. Tw3lv3 and Niłch’i Poni did a fantastic job of combining an atmospheric liquid Drum & Bass tone and a deep Neurofunk-like tone in this song, which also has a well-earned spot on the Equinity 02: Catalyst compilation album.
Never have I ever experienced such a dreamlike intwinement of orchestral, rock, and electronica elements before. In this song, Brilliant Venture expertly pairs a crunchy guitar with a warm, gated synth; a pizzicato violin with bowed strings and nature’s own ambience; a detuned, string-like synth with the song’s end. Brilliant Venture then varnishes the song with tight drums and the most bittersweet vocal chops, gluing it together perfectly. No matter what home is to you, this song will bring you to it. For me, despite having a long-running love of electronic music, the huge cushions of bowed strings bring me there. The only other thing I could ask out of this song is for it to be expanded into a huge, 10-minute long electronica project, for this song truly is a brilliant venture.
As featured on the Equinity 02: Catalyst compilation album, TPressleyJ and ShobieShy deliver a vibrant dubstep track straight to your door. Get braced by a collage of plucks in the beginning. The well-renowned kick and snare of modern dubstep punch its way in afterward, accompanied by fat, detuned saws. Soon, those saws and drums will fade out, introducing a vocal line that is hard to say anything about. That vocal line again leads into a motley of frequency modulated and bit-crushed basses that are split into two sections, one with the complex sound of classic dubstep, and one inspired by the most rhythmic riddim dubstep tracks. There’s no doubting this song will deliver a frenzied tone wherever you are! Use cautiously.
Introduce yourself to the Macarony’s new chiptune track with a flamboyant and sparkling intro made of synth brass. After an upbeat pixelated bridge, succumb to the creamy interlude, which builds you up to its chorus of vocal chops over even more brassy chords. Be guided through this frenzied chiptune piece with its action-signaling tom-tom fills! Stay for the last few bars and you’ll find an even wider chorus of vocals over even thicker synth brasses, ending the song perfectly.
Mellow pizzicato string plucks start out this soothing piece by SmD House. They are soon to be accompanied by a piano and harmonious single-note violins under a pulsating drum line. Occasionally, very occasionally, there is a deep, dark, filtered synth line peering into the track that starts playing before the drums cut out. But before you miss the drums for too long, they come back over an even more harmoniously stacked sound. The only thing regrettable thing about listening to Finding Yourself is that it ends, and that can easily be solved with the loop button!
Just the beginning plucks in this song should be enough for this dance tune to pull you into its dreamy nature. Soon afterward the reverie of an intro, there are offbeat basses and gated saws playing the song’s catchy main melody. And don’t miss out on the trancey interlude, characterized by a modulating synth backed by even more basses! It’s easy to find yourself hitting replay with this spatial dance piece, so don’t miss out!
Nasty Dreams is a dazzling bassline track coming from Seventh Element. This aggressive bassline comes packed with a funky intro, followed by 808 rims, dreamlike vocal samples, and hi-hats weaving themselves in and out of the garage-like kick and snare. And of course, the meat, the mountainous and sweeping lines of the deep saw bass backed by nasty subs provides its frenzied element. Don’t miss out on the interlude, a breakdown of sampled and harmonically stacked synths, until the final bars of the last drop, reminding you of this song’s rave-like nature.
SDreamExplorerS brings about an ever-explorative rock piece. With a catchy opening riff, it immediately gratifies clicking on. Then to be followed by the benevolent vocals and the stiffening yet ambient distorted guitars atop it all. This thorough Ponies at Dawn release does some very inventive stuff, with notes and chords occasionally jumping to unexpected places. If you’re looking for a refreshing yet familiar song, this’ll fit in your rotation like matching pieces of a puzzle.