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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.

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Vyprae – Hug a Pony (Remake) | Glitch-Hop

Today we’ve got ourselves another great song by Vyprae. This song is actually a remake of Hug a Pony made by Vyprae November last year. The song starts out with a rather classical sounding beat but quickly more stuff joins in to show you that this isn’t some kind of old song your music teacher makes you listen to, oh no this is the finest of OMFG. Quickly the vocal chops join in to make this song feel even more lively, the song slowly starts building up until it hits its peak in the chorus, that is being supported by awesome vocal chops: the liveliest part of the whole song and really just makes you wanna dance. After the chorus, the classical sounding beat takes over again and claims the spotlight. Quickly all the other stuff joins in again. The beat builds up again but this time right when the drop is supposed to hit you, Fluttershy gives us her best yay and sends us over to the chorus that, once again, simply just slaps. To finish the song the classical beat takes over again but this time it’s held more futuristic, really giving the track a proper send off.

Note: Since the original video got deleted, you may find the MP3 file of the song here.

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Budzy – Marshmallow (BeatSpark Remix) | Dubstep

Invigorating is this dastardly tune that is BeatSpark’s remix of Marshmallow by Budzy! BeatSpark has taken the bouncy house attitude of the original piece by Budzy and created a heavy and dark, yet still recognizable variation. The chord implications and melodies are still present, but the offbeat 909 hi-hats and claps are now pounding kicks and reverberant snares in two-step, garnished by supersaws and heavy growls. Such an apt interpretation of a Ponies at Dawn piece no doubt deserves to be jammed to.

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Vyprae – Never Forget You | Glitch-Hop

Today we’ve got a shipping song from the lovely Vyprae. This song starts out with an already amazing eat that slowly adds more stuff to make it feel like the masterpiece it is. It later adds a lovely drum loop and builds up to a drop honestly made in heaven, with sweet vocal chops and the beat taken over by it this makes you wanna jump up and down until you’re parents complain you woke them up. After that the first beat takes over again this time adding even more awesome stuff. Shortly thereafter we once more get this lovely drop with all the vocal chops. Without any exaggeration this is the best OMFG style track I’ve ever seen.

Note: Since the original video got deleted, you may find the MP3 file of the song here.

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[Equinity] Single Purpose – Blue Coated Smug Horse VIP | Glitch-Hop

So how do you make a track better when it was already featured on P@D: Skyward? (You can listen to that track here). I’d say this is upping the game here. 
So… If you like a track about how annoying Trixie is, then here you go, fans of Trixie. As said by my colleague Canatime in our in Equinity 3 album review, the track is full of elements that really highlight Trixie’s personality traits, being that they are annoying and cute at the same time. As said by him, a delightful reese bass sound, incredibly mixed drums, a smooth lead and even cheeky vocal chop all highlight Trixie’s character in a well composed package. Single Purpose sure has a winner here. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.

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Various Artists – Equinity 03: Breach | Compilation Album | Multi-Genre


This article on Equinity 03: Breach is a Horse Music Herald collab piece, co-written by Canatime, Cynifree and DrakeEmberHeart.

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