Content warning: This album features adult language and other explicit content.
Hyperpop has been on the rise in the fandom for the past few years, and now Koa contributes a full album worth of crazy, silly, super-boppin’ hits! Every track on Rainbow Disaster Pop is conceptualized through a different episode from Dawn Somewhere’s series Rainbow Dash Presents, a comical video set which retold notable MLP fanfiction through parody. The entire album exudes punk energy with lots of fun vocal effects, subtle audio nods to Dawn Somewhere, chaotic randomness, hilarity, and so much more!
Sometimes, a pair of vocal talents click and are so smooth together! It’s like a delicate cake with tasty, smooth frosting. Giving the legendary band Blink-182 a nod of respect, 4everfreebrony and PrinceWhateverer take the basis from “I Miss You” and get into the head of Sunny StarScout and her mission in G5. The lyrics take the heart of the original song, expressing the frustrations of Sunny and how she thinks and feels throughout the movie. These two musicians seem to have a blast together, achieving perfect tone and mood to their vocal delivery. As always, this Qilin asks you to judge for yourself.
Well this is certainly something new! In his newest banger the amazing PrinceWhateverer teamed up with beatmaster Tw3Lv3 to create this fun parody of Charli XCX’s track 1999. With Tw3Lv3 creating a whole new instrumental and PW supplying his amazing vocals this track is a fun travel all the way back to 2013 when things were quite different in this fandom. Definitely give this song a good listen and I can promise you’ll really enjoy it!
Picture this: the year is 1999. You just got home from school and are playing Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. It says you’ve unlocked a bonus character, which turns out to be a small orange pegasus…
I’m surprised it’s taken this long for someone to ponify Goldfinger’s skate anthem, but Shad3z is the right guy for the job! The backing track is just as lively and bouncy as the original, thanks to some help from L-Train on guitar and GhostXb providing the orchestration. Definitely check this out if you like ska, punk, or even if you just grew up playing THPS!
(Click on “Watch on YouTube” to access the video, since embeds have been disabled for this video.) Oh wow, I never thought I’d see a cover/parody of this song, but yet here we are! The original is an older classic that I used to listen to on loop, and this parody is just as good! Now, before I start tripping over my words in nostalgia, let’s get started with the instrumental: As you might expect it’s close to the original. In a lot of parts you can really hear the original, but if you remember what I’ve said back for the BlackIceMusic Remix of Anthropology, that isn’t a criticism but a compliment since you can also really hear that this is Likonan’s very own masterpiece. We get a chorus part that’s similar to the original, and then in other parts we get a more country sounding melody as both melodies alternate with a few different bits in between. I have to give thanks to Likonan for putting up the instrumental as a separate video (you can find it here) as it was a big help in evaluating and appreciating what makes this part of the song so amazing! Now the lyrics: The lyrics are pony greatness! They match the flow of the original song nicely while being a nice tribute to the show. In the chorus sections we get references to the Mane Six and during the other parts there are references to some secondary characters! Proofed by theCANderson, big thanks to him!
Hello, everypony, and welcome to this amazing undertaking of fandom creativity and goodwill! It’s always special when artists come together for a good cause, and this album, created in part to raise money for the Tenacious Unicorn Ranch, is an amazing effort by the members of Dustcar. More information on the ranch and album downloads are available through the Bandcamp site, so please check that out and support everyone involved in this project. The artists all created songs with the goal of making a song that’s “something that holds a bit of yourself in it”, and it shows in how much heart is in these tracks. Please go grab the album and get ready to experience some exceptional exploits of equine excellence!
What do you get when you get a metal-head fanatic, an expert collaborator, and the king of European metal bass? Answer: A group cover that was fated to happen. Stemming from Romeo Nightinamare’s desire to ponify Guardians of Asgaard by Amon Amarth, they teamed up with Koron Korak and Soul Strings to give us this powerful story of those who would guard Canterlot from Queen Chrysalis and her “cannon fodder’s army”. The expert guitars really pop out in front of subtly brilliant drums. Mix that with S-tier bass action and some deep, DEEP vocals and you’ve got a cinematic war song!
What does this fandom, the friends that you make while you are a part of it, the things that you create while you are here mean to you, and the growth that you make personally, and how much of it will you take with you if you leave? Whatever your answers are to those complicated questions, the creators of this song understand your point of view and actions. These topics are explored at first through the metaphor of Luna’s banishment to the moon and later more directly, and it serves as a heartfelt call for introspection and support for all existing and former fandom members. The Combine has packaged this message wonderfully into a song that is, both in terms of the chorus and the overall song structure, reminiscent of Eminem’s song “Stan”, with Rhyme Flow providing a heartfelt appeal by Luna to Celestia regarding her banishment to the moon which morphs into a message to remaining community members and to those who have left the fandom imploring that they value their time and experiences here. Feather (original channel/more recent channel), who has herself moved on from the fandom, provides the beautiful chorus vocals for Luna. It’s all packaged in this great lyric video that shows Luna trapped on the moon with a view of the World. Please give this song a listen, give the message your consideration, and remember that you are loved and valued no matter what your answers to these questions are!