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Glimm – PRINCESSES | Album | Electronic

MAGIC!, inspired by and representing every princess in this princess-themed album, is the opener to PRINCESSES by IAmGlimm. Glitch-hop inspired drums and basses accompanied by slap bass guitars ready your ears for this joyous album! The track that follows that swing-y piece is CADENZA, glittered with saw stabs, trap-inspired drums and a lush, reverberant piano that gives this track its sense of wonderous melody. With melodies, basses, and drums that are reminiscent of 90’s era trance, ILLUMINATE MY NIGHT represents Princess Luna in this album, and also acts as my personal favorite track. Last but not least, the sounds from the finishing track ENLIGHTEN emit pure euphoria. With vocal chops, sine sub-basses, and a lively second drop, ENLIGHTEN represents Princess Celestia. Although it’s a relatively small release, PRINCESSES is energetic, bouncy, and fleshed-out enough to gratify a listen or two!

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[VibePoniez] Glimm – Everfree | Downtempo

Glimm’s contribution to VibePoniez Plaza is such a deep and mystical beauty of a track, themed about the Everfree Forest! From the environmental sounds to the richness of the soundscape to the flavor of the sound design, experience this stunning journey through the forest in all its might!

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Lighty – Umbra Regem | Dubstep / Midtempo

Well, today we’ve got something special! Lighty set out to do this song with the goal in mind to make it a Doom sounding track, and sweet Celestia he did–it sounds as if it’s straight from the OST! This song is a dark and gritty dubstep masterpiece, and the combination of influences from midtempo make it even better. This one is a must listen if you’re into dubstep and darker EDM, but even if you aren’t I guarantee you will enjoy it!
Article as always proofread by the lovely theCANderson.

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SpinScissor – Lector Room | Future Bass

Be yourself and make what you want to make! The advice I’ve always given to people has been followed by SpinScissor to the point of making a whole song about it, and that’s so wonderful! Read the description to hear the musician’s story and new resolve, and let it empower you as well along the creative instrumental, amazing vocals, and very lovely pony vocal chops!

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Japkozjad & Altius Volantis – Smile! | Glitch Hop

Today we’ve got ourselves a special collaboration, everypony! Join me as Japkozjad and Altius Volantis show us what Polish bronies can do! The song starts out with a slow melody, and quickly we get to the build up. The build up itself works only with drums and overall is very reminiscent of TheFatRat’s “Unity“. Afterwards we get into a different melody, this time made up of the bass and drums. The main melody quickly joins in to create a melodically awesome arrangement that has it all, and the background rattle gives it this wonderful, filled sound. Some awesome Pinkie vocals are then added; after a bit the vocals and main synth drop out only to rejoin, quietly at first, and then getting progressively louder. After a while we get another of these awesome drum build ups that culminates in a slightly different melody where the drums intercut the main melody. This goes for a small bit until we return to our main melody and the vocal chops. For the ending we get a combination of the vocal chops and a slightly higher pitched synth.

This article was proofread by theCANderson so big thanks to him!

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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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Nyancat380 – Moanin’ | Glitch-Hop / Substep

(Slight warning before I start: This song is quite, well, risqué; it’s no Pony Zone, but I strongly advise against playing it on speakers!)

Well, this is quite the change, isn’t it? Nyancat, the master of all things dark and death, brings us this funky, upbeat song, and he uses a lot of vocal chops from the Korean dub (yes the official dub). The image used for the video should immediately give you an idea of what kind of song this is, but enough talking–let’s get straight to it! (That didn’t make it better, did it? lol)

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Japkozjad – Hi | Electro / Glitch-Hop

Inspired by the simple word “Hi” from Pinkie, Japkozjad delivers a catchy melody and fun sound design that perfectly fits the bouncy nature of our favorite pink party pony. Darker, glitchy sound design in the drop sections highlights the contrast between Pinkie’s upbeat, quirky personality and her undefinable, almost other-worldly nature. Even the melody itself is not all sunshine and rainbows; instead, it emphasizes Pinkie’s depth. Even though joy and laughter are her defining traits, she displays and array of emotion. She always comforts those feeling down in whatever way is needed, be it cheering them up with a party or just listening to the pony in need, perhaps, sometimes, even shedding a few tears with them. Even when she’s feeling down, it usually doesn’t take long for her to bounce back. This creative track really highlight the multifaceted aspects of Pinkie’s disposition while still keeping the overall upbeat tone she is known for.

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SpinScissor – Cloudcrusher | Midtempo Bass

Nostalgia ahoy! SpinScissor had such a wonderful idea making this Dashie-imbued song in a day, filled with vocal samples of the pegasus and delivering sick wubs like in the old days! The vocal samples from At The Gala are bringing nostalgia and emotion in an amazing way, and I can’t thank the musician enough for this experience! Such passion and dedication is so commendable, and I just know that the track was composed with love!

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Daniel Ingram – Unleash The Magic (Nyancat380 Remix) | Trip-Hop

Ok, even for me, when you see Nyancat’s name on a track, the normal action is to strap in and hold on tight for his brand of over-the-top musical assault on your ears. HOWEVER he throws a very unexpected curveball here. A remix that is a mixing of his style with some pretty amazing hip-hop beats for one of the most underrated songs from the Equestria Girls. The song really plays up the vibe of Sci-Twi at a real crossroads in this song, and, honestly, it works. The lyrics are sped up and the vocals are distorted enough to really add to the drama of this song, and it’s a very welcomed delight thanks to the skills of Nyancat380!
As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.