Toby is at it again with their distinctive style and flare! This one is a surprisingly tranquil piece with a very soothing atmosphere, a groovy bassline and a plethora of wonderful instrumentation. Choirs? Pan flutes? Grungy breakbeats? This has it all and has an astounding dynamic range! I’ve always been a Kirin fan and I just have to say I don’t know how they do it. Making ethnic inspired melodies, groovy basses and choirs work together in harmony but once again Toby knocked it out of the park!
As the genre would suggest, Blood Flavor is a complex and bass heavy track from Ponies At Dawn: Eclipse! Lots of distortion, lots of variety in the low end with many, many elements that remind me of the trippy moods of psytrance and the brashness of jungle terror. 7th Stive and ponycutz ensured to cram A LOT into this three minute journey! From the glitches, and the myriad of gritty sounds, to its unorthodox pulsing beat and frankly, It just works. Very, very well.
Today we’ve got ourselves this great track from the talented RedWire. The track starts out with an amazing beat and some birds but quickly more joins in and you realize that this isn’t your run-of-the-mill Breakbeat track. And oh my Celestia the chord progression around the thirty second mark, if you look up amazingly awesome cord progression in the dictionary that is what you get! Then, suddenly the beat changes to a more futuristic sounding beat with some industrial sounding samples accompanying it, the beat goes on like this for some time until a slightly different tune takes over for some time until it changes once again giving the whole song a really lively feel in the end a piano is heard accompanying the final part of this song.
What if just for once Princess Luna, instead of saving you from your nightmares, used her alicorn magic to make your dreams wonderful beyond your wildest imagination!
Enter what that would sound like. What a fluffy and warm track, where anything is possible. This twilight-like melody will give you feels, as you picture Luna watching ponies and granting them dreams of grand adventures, a dream date with a special somepony, or saving the day as a superpony! The soft blending of these dreamy harmonics, rhythmic lo-fi like drum beats, and just add to the sweetness of the track, a smooth use of bongo drums! With track 41 of ASOS: Chocolate, Princess Luna brings the theme of ASOS to the forefront with sweet and awesome treats of music thanks to this composition by Zythiria. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.
Ladies ‘n’ gents, prepare yourself mentally, for an event regarding Pinkamena Party Crew’s new release, FLUTTERSHY’S PARADOXICALLY SOFT HARDCORE TEA PARTY! And what better way to peruse this album’s contents than to let the familiar name and voice of Venetian Snares guide you through the first track, Venetian Snares Teaches Fluttershy the Magic of Breakcore by Fetlocked? Fluttershy’s melodic lines in the aforementioned piece is immediately followed by the ambient, electronica-esque track first time under by cataidana & Enny Gima. For more of that sweet electronica nectar, follow up first time under with the Downtempo track Anti Depressants by Srgt. Moon. If noise is in your roster, check out the ambient noise track Feeding Antoine by So?ing Machine. Satisfy your natural cravings for syncopation with the Think-Break-populated, frantic masterpiece HACKD HAS BEEN TRAPPED IN A TIME LOOP SINCE BUCK 2014 AND LIFE & DEATH HAVE LOST ALL MEANING FOR HE SHALL KNOW THE RELIEF OF NEITHER by mycutiemarkisagun. Personally, I think the song would fare better with a longer title, but to each their own. Speaking of length, Heart & Blood by Xinovah is an eleven minute long piece containing haunting, goosepimple-giving melodies, lively gabber kicks, and even more hectic rhythms. To cut up the poignancy of Heart and Blood, you can subsequently listen to Kakofonous A. Dischord delete a message from a toy shop employee. And there is no better way to conclude the mania of the 29-track beaut that is this album, than to listen to asmr tea party with a magician by 16194. As always, proceeds from this album are donated to a worthy cause. This time around, it’s various organizations fighting for racial justice in the U.S.
Srgt. Moon and Cicadae Sillick‘s collab from the latest Pinkamena Party compilation album is as mad as a hatter, with the wonky Breakcore craziness taking you down the rabbit hole as you hear the new version of Fluttershy’s Lullaby! Many more awesome Fluttershy-themed tracks in the album, check it out!
This article on Equinity 03: Breach is a Horse Music Herald collab piece, co-written by Canatime, Cynifree and DrakeEmberHeart.
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A rejected submission from the upcoming ASOS Chocolate, Enshrine is now gracing YouTube early to our greatest delight, and we can appreciate Ponytronic’s intriguing musical journey into the woods near the lands of the kirins… As always the progression is an experience to behold, and it’s quite creative with use of vocal chops too!
Thanks to Cynifree for the help on the genre!
Power Note has joined the fun with their remix of Work In Progress! The fun and catchy melody gets a new twist with break beats and a nice array of 80s style sound design. It brings a different emotion to the raw energy of the original and is a nice addition to the the plethora of remixes you can find over at the official remix compilation album!
(Warning: The following album has strong adult language, and intense horror themes. you have been warned.)
This article was Co-written by Nevermourn and DrakeEmberHeart.
If you’re looking for something really out there, or if you’re feeling adventurous in the realm of the brony music community, then my partner for this article, Nevermourn, and I want to point you to Equestrian Terror Corps’s first compilation album, “COREQUESTRIA Vol 1: Ponyville”. From listening to this Album, it’s very different from a lot of electronic music out there in the fandom. The theme of this album is horror, chaotic and disturbing electronic music that tells the tale of a disorated Ponyville, plagued by these themes. You’ll find hardcore, rawstyle, speedcore, terrorcore, breakcore, Spittercore and even some chiptune! The tracks themselves are full of some of the most interesting productions of music I’ve heard. The use of vocal chops and insanely fast, haunting and eerie-sounding elements are well done. The album will basically brainwash you into listening, as well as give you a sense of the bizarre! One of the most intriguing things is the recurring theme of various moments or episodes from the show and getting them twisted and turned for some of these tracks. It’s worth a listen. Let’s have a look, shall we?
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