The original Flutterwonder keeps getting more tributes, and this time Snow Swirl remixed it with a beautiful and rich new arrangement, all while keeping the heavenly vibes of the original intact. The outro is quite emotional and reflective too!
The fourth DustCar race gave birth to many lovely ideas and appreciated remixes of goldie-oldies, and I’m delighted to get this epic and emotional remix of Omnipony‘s Equestria in Grey, even featuring an awesome guitar performance by Fetlocked himself, wielding an Epiphone Special SG! Let’s hope even more musicians join the club, and then we could have our own Afterschool Tea Time band! (reference intended)
A beautifully haunting Liquid DnB piece from SeriousDamir that seems to explore certain mysteries, or a part of Twilight’s psyche… There’s just so much intriguing vibes and depth in the music, with many different instruments used, including a guitar!
New cuddly release from Koron, always with the cutest genres, this time “Fluffy Drum & Bass”! It really could be the inception of a new genre, with the distinct cute and mellow melodies in the song portraying the emotions of Friendship beautifully, and that time when you reflect on your bonds while looking at the stars…
(Listen to the original HERE)
Well! If you are wondering what and who Vibeponiez are, this track should get geared up for Horse Music Herald’s kick off of our coverage of Vibeponiez: Homework, their 3rd compilation album to date! It’s a label that promotes the more chill, positive, and inspiring side of Brony Music.
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The recently returned Seven Ponies is on a roll. Not wasting any time in making an appearance on a compilation album, we have a doozy of one for ASOS:Chocolate (track 33). With some clever use of Pinkie Pie vocal chops from the Smile Song, the track seems to tell a story of Pinkie struggling with feeling so down and heartbroken. The ambient elements tell that tale so well. The vocal chops and the upbeat drums in the drops of the tracks seem to be Pinkie trying to remind herself of when “some days are dark and lonely, and maybe you feel sad, but she can show you it isn’t that bad”. The track is wonderful in blending these elements together while they are clashing inside of Pinkie’s head. A balanced track! As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.
This version differs slightly from that found on Equinity 03: Breach where it was originally released and better displays what the producer had in mind. Proto_ssin’s concept is better explained in their own words: “Luna has trouble fitting in. [This is] an untold story of when she visited her Nighmare Moon statue, [as she gained] thoughts. What do you think those thoughts are”? This backstory is lost in a stream chat from months ago yet shines light on the creative choices taken, and in particular the glitchy ending. That story is told using reflective melodies and plucks as well as great drum sample choices.
Contributing to the first DustCar race under the name of Juxtapone and to the latest Pinkamena Party album too, Fetlocked shows a lot of premise with this new Neurofunk dark beauty as well, part of the second DustCar race themed around MLP villains! The dark atmosphere is just on point for the theme and the jungle and tribal vibes are also present and fitting to the Everfree Forest and Zecora leading the rebels. This gets me so excited to see what kind of new masterpieces the musician will make in the future!
This article on Equinity 03: Breach is a Horse Music Herald collab piece, co-written by Canatime, Cynifree and DrakeEmberHeart.
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Seven Ponies makes an addition to the ever-thriving pony drum & bass scene after five years of inactivity. Inspired by the fanfiction An Affliction of the Heart, this song takes you to a realm of upbeat melodies and soothing chords, almost reminiscent of house. The light of the song contrasts with the strife conveyed by Plainoasis’ gorgeous artwork, but they have in common that their protagonists strive for solace. Keep an eye out for their track on the forthcoming A State of Sugar: Chocolate album!