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Equinity 04: Immersion | Compilation Album | Multi-Genre

This ALL-OUT-ATTACK collab article for Equinity 04: Immersion is presented to you by Horse Music Herald and is co-written by DrakeEmberHeart, Luck Rock, Simon aka TheMadhatterbrony, Nevermourn, and TheCANderson.

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SpinScissor – IN MOTION | Future Bass/Midtempo

New information and character designs from MLP G5 have recently been released, and the fandom has been quick to respond, especially with music inspired by the upcoming generation.  SpinScissor, a newer artist on the scene, has jumped on the G5 train as well, presenting an upbeat track that features a diverse instrumental with interesting melodies and rhythms.  A fun drop section with a futuristic vibe, quirky sound design, and pony vocal chops carrying several different melodies all fit together wonderfully in this playful piece.  In the final drop, SpinScissor really lives up to his name with what feels like a quirky conglomeration of funky sounds and melodies that had me imagining random objects spinning around but somehow bringing hope in the midst of glorious chaos.  It’s as if we are hearing random thunder and watching strips of almost indiscernible light in the night sky until, suddenly, the thunder and light explode into a glorious display of fireworks and the mystery is revealed.   

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CAPT – The Upcoming Journey | Future Bass

Art influences art. That is the core of this most pleasant piece of music based on the art done by Alumx! Bronies everywhere are curious as to what G5 will bring to the table. The melodies of Capt’s work here show the growing talent his work has become since first hearing his work within the Equestria Terror Corps label. The sound of joyous beginnings is what comes to mind as you feel like you are heading out on your own with nothing but a saddlebag and your sense of adventure! The composition of the travel and trot beats will have you hoping for the future of the fandom. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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[Equinity] Tw3Lv3 – Mango Juice (feat. Mizuki) | Kawaii Bass

Tw3Lv3, why do you do this to everyone? LOL. By now everyone knows that everypony’s favorite musical deer has a niche for making great tunes about just about anything. Let’s take this song at track 15 on “Equinity 04: Immersion”. We have this sly, fun and fly track that starts off in such deep and vibrant fashion and then builds to this fun drop. Then this really catchy and happy bass melody kicks in with these different wacky vocal chops from anime, video games and MLP with Mizu throwing in a “Ju-Ni” and “Mango Juice!” here and there. Tw3Lv3 is known for making chill music with a lot of positive vibes, and true to that nature the melody changes bit by bit and becomes more happy and full of energy as the song progresses. It’s like being in a state of pure bliss. Oh yeah, it’s because Tw3Lv3’s Durr Oc is enjoying some mango liquid refreshment! Yes, this is a song about her favorite fruit. How talented do you have to be to make a track about your favorite fruit and make it sound this good?! It’s strange, fun and entertaining and a true testament to her undeniable talent. As always this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

P.S: Don’t tell any bat ponies about Tw3Lv3’s mango stash! Shhhhhhhhh…

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[Equinity] PumpkinZ – Submarine | Future Garage

PumpkinZ’s new track, Submarine, skillfully captures the feeling of delving into the ocean’s expansive beauty on a wondrous submarine excursion!  Immersive bass flows throughout the song, creating a sense of traveling through the sea, while steel-drum-band-type sounds add to the feeling of underwater fun. Images of bursts of bubbles, beautiful fish, and ocean scenery filled my head as I listened to this piece.  I could see gentle sunlight gently filtering happily down from the ocean surface, while cool waves washed the sides of the submarine and refreshed the sea floor. The rhythmic beat maintained a feeling of vacation adventure, as opposed to merely drifting peacefully through a gentle sea.  As I listened, it felt as though I’d fallen asleep to sounds of water dripping from my faucet and was transported to a dream world on a submarine adventure beneath the waves.  Enjoy this immersive journey as you listen to this and other tracks on Equinity: Immersion!

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[Equinity] Spikey Wikey – Basic Waves | Future Bass

In keeping with the theme of Equinity’s latest album release, Immersion, this track by Spikey Wikey creates a truly immersive, journey-like atmosphere that delves into many facets of ocean beauty and adventure.  At first, light melodies seem to bubble on the surface of the track like driftwood.  Later, the melody deepens, suggestive of diving beneath the ocean surface to explore hidden treasures in its depths.  At times, mystery seems to beckon, as the destination feels uncertain.  The sensation of simply floating can be felt at other times.  At one point, a breathy gasp from Twilight shifts the track into a frolicky, bouncy vibe that’s pure fun.  At this climactic point, the music brings a feeling of release and wonder, as if the diver has just emerged from a seemingly endless underwater cave and entered a hidden world of beauty, fascination, and discovery.  Enjoy the immersive journey as you listen to this amazing track on Equinity: Immersion!

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Ampderg – A Tale Of A Different Time | Future Garage

(You can check out the fanfic right here for more understanding for the song and upcoming album, and more chapters are to come!)

What is like to be a princess that just smiles and waves or, for that matter, is continually used as a prop? This song and the one chapter fanfic that goes with it creates a veil of mystery for one Princess Icicle. She remembers the Crystal Faire, which takes place the one day every year that she comes out of her castle to mingle with her subjects, but she remembers little else, and her guards are always eager to get her back into the castle. When she talks to her subjects, they ask her questions for which she feels she should have answers but she doesn’t. The song’s lyrics, told by Icicle herself, relate these feelings and the visions she is getting. The music is this mixture of an upbeat yet mysterious bassline and drops along with ultra fun pounding bass, and these elements and the song’s harmonies create the feeling of “there is more going on here, Princess, and you know it”. As the lyrics start describing more of Icicle’s desire to get to the bottom of what is going on (I will not spoil it for you–read the fanfic to find out more!), the track starts to fade, and as she starts to fall from the sky the real story begins. The lyric video that goes with this track is very fitting for the energy of the music, and the combination really adds to the sense of mystery! This song is a banger for sure, but read the fic too to get the full experience! As always this Qilin asks for you to judge for yourself.

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Tw3Lw3 – Simp EP | Multi-Genre

If for some odd reason this is your first time listening to Tw3Lv3 then there are a couple of things that you should know: She is known for her high quality production of music that she seems to do at record speeds, and she is also known for her remixing ability allows her to change canon or fan made songs by adding her creative magic that makes the track even more epic or take it in a direction that makes it her own. Oh, and she is so versatile that she is able to do just about any genre. TCB is one of her close friends and another creative genius producer. And so, my friend,  with this album you get “a journey into a world of pure imagination | take a look around and you’ll see into your imagination,” as Willy Wonka once said. Six of TCB’s best songs remixed and reimagined as only Tw3Lv3 can. If you still have not hear Tw3Lv3’s magic, you are going to find out why she is one of the hottest musicians in the fandom. Now, enough talk. Let’s have a look!

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[VibePoniez] The Empty Tomb – Between Dreams | Future Bass

A new compilation album has just been released, and with it comes this beautifully chill, yet simultaneously epic track from The Empty Tomb. Starting out with a very cool, wintry melody that carries throughout the song, there’s also some crackly sounds that give the feel of peacefully resting in front of an open fire. This contrast very much depicts the idea of Luna watching over our dreams; the refreshing cool of the night is complimented by the warm feelings of the gentle princess watching over us in our slumbers. This track also carries a wonderful progression throughout, beginning with cool chords that lead into a drop with some sweet bass work. Finally, all elements of the track coalesce into an awesome Future Bass crescendo. As the track is titled “Between Dreams,” I imagine Luna is taking a short respite from her “dream-hopping” as she battles nightmares in the dark. She’s not merely idling, however; she is gathering courage to get back up and leap back into the fight! Join her on her epic quest in this refreshing piece, which is also one of many equally fun tracks on VibePoniez’ new compilation album, Overcast!