Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Alan J Castonguay

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One of the early one-hoof wonders. A Billy Joel cover, "Always Be Lyra", was a  reaction to Hasbro announcing they were changing Lyra's name to "Heartstrings" for the eventual toy release and also from Bon Bon's POV. A heart-felt rendition and it might have convinced them to eventually change it to Lyra Heartstrings (at least that's what we'd like to think). We haven't see any new music since (lots of great art of deviant art account though) but we'll always have this song. <3


Sunday, March 24, 2013

Crystal Slave

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Location: New York
Age: 18

"I'm Crystal Slave, a Christian Brony musician. I've been composing Brony music since July of 2012. I tend to dabble in different genres and combine styles, but I excel in my own form of electro and my songs are typically very expressive and emotional. I've written over 25 MLP-themed songs to date, both remixes and originals... everything from metal to dubstep. I do vocal songs, too!"

Notable track (Haunted):

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Wisp

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Location: New York
Age: 18

"Hi, my name is Wisp! I make music that has to do with ponies most of the time, but I make music for other stuff sometimes too. I use Ableton Live 8."

Notable track: I've Got To Find a Way (Chaomoon Remix)

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Ghelded Kultz

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Location: Stallion Demas
Age: N/A

"
Members Soft D. String DeHooves and Metronome "Matt" Clipclop were leaving the local tavern in Stallion Dimas when they were approached by a brown stallion with a hourglass on his flank, who claimed to be a time-traveler called Hoofus. He told them that they were destined to align the planets, awaken the one true princess, and bring harmony to all the races and critters through their beautiful music. Thus Ghelded Kultz was born. The duo moved to Canterlot to fulfill their destiny, playing at many non-heinous venues. However, with rumors that "these foals can't even play their instruments" (it's experimental ) and that "They worship Discord!" their opportunities were restricted. The band was informally banned from all clubs in Canterlot, forcing them to return to Stallion Dimas."

Notable Song: Bouncing Baby Bunnies

Stargrazer

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Location: Seattle, WA
Age: 19

"I AM SO SORRY FOR ANY HEARING LOSS YOU MAY EXPERIENCE DUE TO HOW HORRIBLE THESE ARE, OR WHEN YOU STICK RUSTY NAILS INTO YOUR EARS!
But, seriously, thank you so much for listening! ^_^"

Some of my compilations of ear raping noise:

[WahPony]

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Location: State College, PA, USA
Age: 20

"Pony ROCK Everyday all day \m/ check out the links below and rock on. Fav pony = Dashie, guitar = PRS, equipment = Pod HD 500 (Line 6) PM me on Facebook for anything technical or advice. I'm no expert, but my advice is for free. Post a comment on YouTube, SoundCloud, or Facebook to tell me what you liked or what I can improve. Constructive criticism is always appreciated ^^"

Notable Track: Giggle at the Ghostie Rock

JoshSaysStuff

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Location - Colorado
Age - 19

"My name is Josh. I don't dabble in any of that fancy electronica business--it's just me, my instruments, one microphone, and a -lot- of layered tracks. I'm not really prolific (mostly because recording stuff doesn't fit in a dorm and I can only record when I'm visiting home), but I work hard on each song I make. I'm currently working on two other songs, both of which are not pony-related, and plan to start a band channel under the name "Invade London". Hope you enjoy!"

Notable Track: Not a Second More

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

SerratedSkies

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Location: Auburn, USA
Age:13

"I mostly make EDM / Electro music and Orchestral, but I'm experimenting in Dubstep, DnB, etc."

Notable Track: Faded Crystal  (Crystal Empire Theme)

Oblivia

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Location: Norway
Age:16 + 16

"We (2 guys for Norway) make a lot of house music, and we've also tried to make some Dubstep tracks."


Notable track: I've Got to Find a Way

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Glitchhog / Strobe / Avenir

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Location: South Australia
Age: 19

One of our great former authors and intial contibuters to BMD. Glitchhog was already an active columnist on Equestrian Rhythm before he joined BMD, and like most of us, was a brony musician as well. He specialized in jazz and piano-based pony music initially, but has put out great electronic music further along (including IDM), and is still a listener for EQD. He has collected his Rarity Kills Sweetie Belle EP on his bandcamp EP and is currently non-pony making progressive house under his Strobe moniker and now Avenir for pony music.

Notable Track: "The Distance"

Monday, March 4, 2013

PinkiePieOnSugar

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Location: n/a
Age: n/a


"PinkiePieOnSugar takes voice clips from the ponies (preferably from Pinkie Pie) and remixes them with a simple beat and bassline."



Notable track:

PinkiePieOnSugar - Welcome to Pwnyville

Cloud

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Location: n/a
Age: n/a

"I make music about ponies and pets and I like to eat lots of candy and I usually wear a shirt size too small. When I'm not on the internet you can usually find me dead."

Notable track: This Power [Cloud+Kenneth] [Cloud of Beef]

crazyoatmeal3

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Location: North Texas
Age: 18

"I am crazyoatmeal3, and I honestly do a little bit of everything. My main styles would probably be Post-Rock instrumental stuff, some light acoustic vocal stuff, and prog rock. I have been known to do some random electronic and orchestral on occasion though."

Notable Song: In Royalty You Lay

The Runner

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Location: Bogotá, Colombia
Age: 16

"Hello there, I am The Runner. I come from Bogotá, Colombia, and I try to focus on Jazz, although I have made some Rock, Indie Rock and Post-Rock as well. I've collabbed with other brony musicians like Zatslol, J Carlson, Soldat Pony and BluNoseReindeer."

Notable Track: Afternoon Walk, Afternoon Nap

Retrotype

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Location: USA
Age: 18

"Hi im retrotype and i became a brony at the end of season 2. I mainly make chillstep and progressive music."



Notable track: Babs Seed (Progressive House Remix)
 

BloodGulchPony

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Location: New Zealand
Age: N/A

"I was recently learning about music in 2012, I learned how to use FL Studio. When I became a brony, I was making music! So I made Pony music!"

Notable Track: Run Away

Caine the Doombringer

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Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Age: 21

Specializing in acoustic rock, Caine the Doombringer produces very original tracks with even more original lyrics. Besides his apparent great skills in playing a guitar, he's also got a really good and strong voice! You must give this guy a chance and listen to his still-growing number of songs - you won't regret it.

Notable track: "Beauty of a Setting Sun"

Music By Octavia

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Location: USA
Age: N/A

Music By Octavia does arrangements of pony songs in a wide variety of styles. From orchestral to blues, jazz, ska, country, chiptune, flamenco, and more! Perhaps the most unique aspect of Music By Octavia's music is the fact that he legally acquires licenses to make arrangements of the songs and pays royalties to Daniel Ingram and Hasbro for every song sold.

Notable Track (Smile, Smile, Smile - Arranged for Strings & Percussion):

Sunday, March 3, 2013

New Genres


We now have 5 new genres in our genre section. Take a look at what genres we highlight for the brony community, some of the highlighted videos for each of those styles, and check to see if you can find a few artists linked that do a great job from each of them. If you see a genre represented but NOT an artist linked that you KNOW has done several tracks in the genre, let us know in the comments section. We can only improve the site by adding genre tags to their artist profiles so they show up and people can find the music they are looking for. It's one of the best features of this site so make sure to check it out and support its further devlopment.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Nightmare Lyre

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Location: Norway
age: N/A

Nightmare Lyre  first entered the fandom with the short lived Death Metal project "My Dying Pony", a project dedicated to Death Metal covers of FiM songs.He started doing music on a big scale seriously in May 2012 with the release of the track "Deception" as a tribute to Chrysalis, and soon realizing making music solo was a calling, ending up with making a full concept album called "Elements of Suffering" creating a alternate timeline to the events of the first two seasons of FiM, told through instruments. Shortly after more tracks were made, and by the end of February 2013, Nightmare have released as much as 3 full albums, with varying themes and sounds.

Nightmare usually plays around in the instrumental branches of the genres of Metal, Prog, Orchestral Crossover and Experimental Rock, as well as being the creator of the crack genre "Lightshred" which is a mix of Power Metal, Thrash Metal, Orchestral, Techno and must use an Ukulele somewhere in the composition.

Noteable track (Deception):