DoTheDaringDew has been a notable musician in the fandom for quite some time. To commemorate everything he has achieved in the past decade, DTDD reworked every single song he made in that span in the new, jam-packed, 40-song album: Reflections.
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4everfreebrony turns up the feels with this ponification of Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits. Using the all-too familiar theme of Twilight coping with the loss of her friends before her, he sings softly yet with such conviction, backed by an emotional set of pianos and keyboards while practically having a duet with the lead guitar. This also marks the release of his latest album Poni, consisting of ponified versions of popular songs!
Toby Macarony makes incredible and unique music that only Toby Macarony can make! For years now, they have been pushing the boundaries of conventional dance music and thrilling those paying attention with a hybrid electro swing/horror style while occasionally dabbing into other genres as well.
Shenanigans puts the full array of talent front and center with a variety of amazing tracks! The vocal chop work is out of this world, with the timing, tuning, and modulation.
The first track The Starlight Glimmer Express has a powerful and very jazzy feel. The beat bounces to a train-like cadence and sets the stage for a crazy album.
Songs like Sunset at the Farm, and AJ’s Muscles utilize some country instrumentation and get a very homely, Applejack feel with the twang from a banjo among other stylized instrumentation.
One of the biggest standout tracks on this album is Forever which is a sound bath of incredible vocal chops, expertly panned. It uses only a little bit on piano, focusing almost entirely on the layering of familiar tidbits from several show songs. The track amazes from very early on and only gets better and better throughout the 6 minute run-time! You do not want to miss out hearing this song and it follows that you should do yourself the favor of listening to the full album. There is absolutely no musician in this fandom (or probably outside of it either!) who does what Toby Macarony accomplishes!
Trixie on stage singing a Blues song about Twilight? Yes please! TheMusicReborn’s tasteful musical inspirations always make for the most delightful pony treats, and this time is no different, with incredible vocals completing an all-out instrumental, along an awesome cover art by DoodlebugDoge!
To our greatest delight, Prey crafted such a delightful Blues-like instrumental! It’s got such an enthralling rhythm and all the instruments were played perfectly. And if you imagine it being performed by a band on the terrace of some cafe or pub in Manehattan, it feels even greater!
Enigma got released and it was amazing! Now the artists are uploading their tracks for we keep the party going up! Haymer brings the country vibes mixed with a Replacer kind of textures in this funny track about the 6 friends. The guitar solo is amazing and the keyboard is also kickass!
Download Enigma on P@D bandcamp for support amazing artists!
Every time Moon Flame from Equestria Electric Symphony Orchestra releases a new song, we get a new chance to partake in cuddly times with one of our beloved ponies. Lilac Sky is dedicated to Starlight and expresses much love, with tender vocals and lyrics, as well as a cute and refined instrumental giving off fitting romantic vibes. Isn’t it great when we can relate to what other fans are expressing with their fan songs? Never stop showing your love to ponies… and to lovely musicians like Moon Flame!
NB: This was originally posted on Equestria Daily on 11 July 2018.
DoTheDaringDew’s been steadily improving as a musician lately, and another step on that path is this new EP of 5 new tracks, each showcasing what he can do fairly well. His instrumental abilities are certainly a bit more advanced than his vocals, but it’s still a great package of fun with tracks about Daring Do, Starlight Glimmer and more.
NB: This was originally posted on Equestria Daily on 3 June 2018.
This is the first music release from Korneev (that I’m aware of at least), and it’s a good one too! A fantastic parody of Johnny Guitar (a song which some may have heard from the Fallout New Vegas soundtrack) all about Lyra, it has some absolutely gorgeous hand-drawn animation as well of Lyra jamming along.
An amazing feature on MyLittleMusics’ album Spark:Magic done by Moon Flame. A really warm ballad with really awesome instrumentation! The vocals and the lyrics are also really well performed as with the “yay” samples! It’s amazing that it got featured on ROCK FARM! Download the “Magic” album on Spark bandcamp!