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Power Note – Cauchemar | Midtempo

A dark and powerful track from Power Note, something new from them, this song goes incredibly hard, with an enormous snare and some incredible basses. The Nightmare Moon samples add so much to the atmosphere, really outlining the fear and darkness captured in the song. It looks like more Midtempo will come from Power Note in the future, so stay tuned!

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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.

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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.

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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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Whirlwind – Escape | Album | IDM / Electronica

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Whirlwind is not just a drummer in this fandom, oh no, my fellow bronies. He is quite the musical storyteller. It takes special talent to take real dreams and translate them into relatable music. His debut album tells a story of his OC seeing Equestria. It’s amazing to me how much MLP:FiM means so much to people, and how dreams like this can translate into music such as this. The elements in use are there, creative uses of ambient, electronia, IDM. even a bit of drone, D&B and even glitch-hop. These all bring out the experience of so many ups and downs, drama-filled excitement or moments of peaceful bliss. Whirlwind alone should be commended in the creative experimentation of electronic music that he’s trying to break into, but enough of me talking… Let’s have a listen.

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Hearse Percy (feat. ThatMusicBrony) – Unwind (PegasYs Remix) | Glitch Hop

In season with summer, PegasYs introduces a remix of a piece from his duo with Faulty. PegasYs has utilized the house elements of the original to create a commending glitch-hop tune, with an emphasis on hop! The original consists of a fantastically dubious artist’s name and romantic vocal work from ThatMusicBrony. PegasYs’s remix ushers in the heftiest of wubs along with the sunny addition of steel drums. After the aforementioned wubs, the tune slowly reverberates and bit-crushes itself out of existence, leaving you with the temptation of the replay button.

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[P@D] MEQA – Null | Neurohop

With an ambient and grand curtain-raiser as the intro, this neurohop track titled Null is a tasteful manifestation of rhythm and neuro-styled sound design. Slow and heavy is the name of the game in the presence of MEQA’s progressions, and before the last beat-heavy section of this piece is an ambiance that is as sonically intimidating as it is suspenseful. This opus also befittingly has a spot on the great Ponies at Dawn album, Ignite! Enjoy!