GhostXb is back at it with a sweet, chill out track! Still Here is a fun, laid back piece, utilizing a great fusion of different styles. The drums and synth bring a great, hip-hop beat as a foundation for smooth, delicious saxophone that keeps you movin’ along with the vibe. Great for when you need something to listen to or wanna dance while sitting in your chair, GhostXb did a fantastic job on this song!
Fresh off of Vylet’s new album, he and Sylver combine to make this 50s style instrumental track. Catching On is inspired by several different worldly influences and has a nice blend of a jazzy beat with Brazilian and Mediterranean instrumentation. Even with the upbeat tempo, the song has a very chilled out vibe to it – an impressive achievement befitting the talent of great producers like Vylet and Sylver!
Here’s something a little different! Andy Feelin of the prolific Przewalski’s Ponies brings some groovy, almost gypsy jazz-esque vibes with this one, and Tooi delivers some heavenly vocals with lyrics about the ponies exploring the Everfree Forest, the northern mountains, and other parts of Equestria. Check this one out if you’re a fan of Lenich and Kirya’s gypsy jazz or Przewalski’s Ponies!
So Vylet does jazz now. To be honest, that shouldn’t be too surprising. Not only is he a man of many talents, but this song seems to have a similar mood and timbre to his chillout indie pop stuff, but just on a different set of instruments.
Equestria Electric Symphony Orchestra always keeps it interesting and catchy! This moving, late 60s style track has a lot of great elements to it including a jazzy bass, fun pop beat, and some rock thrown in to boot! EESO sings about the trials and self-doubt that come with the struggle to get a cutie mark before ultimately realizing that his special talent is love. The lyrics are very clever and the track as a whole is dangerously addicting. Love’s My Cutie Mark is an incredibly creative track that will get you dancing and singing along in no time!
Featured on the new Ponies at Dawn album, this brilliant track is a tribute to The Wasteland Wailers’ late bass player and songwriter, Yondy. Brittany Church sings passionately with crystal clear tone to carry the 60s-style club tone over top an expert instrumental provided by the Wailers. It is easy to tell the group put a lot of effort and emotion into this song for their fallen friend. The tempo and instrumentation is perfect for such a rare genre among fandom music, and the transition and guitar-work on the chorus is top notch. Absolutely make sure you listen to this splendid work of art!
Here Kelvin/Sonic Hooves delivers another beautiful piano piece that is, as always, composed thoughtfully to provoke some emotion whilst listening, with some jazzy overtones as well.
The bar. It just got raised. This song alone is already incredible, but the fact that it’s AlicornAcension’s debut release? I don’t know how they managed to hide away all this time! Getting some new lounge / jazz in the fandom is also a huge plus; songs of this kind are so few and far between, but if time is the key to making something sounds as good as this, I’m happy to wait so it’s worth it. Welcome AlicornAcension, I’m really looking forward to more music from you!
We don’t get enough of these! A smooth and cozy Jazz piece unfolds, courtesy of The L-Train who composed this theme for the fanfiction Ponyville Noire. After meeting with an old partner in a dim-lit backstreet on a moonless night, you go on to talk about the old times when you were working for the family… and you hear this song being played on the sax by a pony sitting on a window pane. This is the kind of scene and musical bliss that this theme is giving to us!
From the dynamic duo of PegasYs and BlueBrony comes this gorgeous winter tribute. A fascinating fusion of Christmas-y instrumentation with 60’s club jazz, Jujubees and Jubilee is a beautiful, chilled-out track, which is great to listen to anytime! Heather Featherstrong‘s fitting and very well-performed vocals are reminiscent of the old-school, Sinatra style of performance and really deliver on an already fantastic instrumental!