Episode 67- More Music Than MTV

Show Notes

Hosts

Alca7raz (@alca7raz_)

Nemesis (@nemesisprime1)

Quick Hits

Conventions:

  1. Nightmare Nights Dallas has a badge discount until the end of August, new forum, plus updated attende policy and press badge applications are open:
    http://nightmarenights.net/index.php/back-to-school-sale/
  2. Veena Sood (voice of Ms. Harshwhinny) will be attending BronyCAN:
    https://bronycan.ca/news/last-minute-guest-announcements-panel-spotlights
  3. Andrea Libman and Tara Strong will be at Comikaze:
    http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/08/tara-strong-and-andrea-libman-heading.html

Fandom & Other:

  1. Two more episodes of Bronies 2 have been released:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueaEXaWe4to
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFprhDcx93I
  2. PONIES The Anthology 4 is out… sort of. There’s also an announcement of a 5th one:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-FLjd_LkcU

Merchandise:

  1. Images of the Play by Play MLP plushies are on the MLP Merch blog (and, despite what Alca7raz said, the large ones aren’t that new. Sorry!)
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/08/a-better-look-at-play-by-play-mlp.html
  2. Winter-themed Aurora MLP plushies have appeared on Amazon for $29.99 each:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/08/winter-aurora-pony-plushies-listed-on.html
  3. Build-A-Bear has revealed a Celestia plushie. No details besides an images have been revealed:
    http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/08/build-bear-celestia-plushie-pops-up.html
  4. Wave 11 of the MLP Blind Bags is coming September in Europe and October in the US, plus the identification codes are available:
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/08/wave-11-blind-bags-release-date-is.html
    http://www.mlpmerch.com/2014/08/mlp-wave-11-blind-bag-codes-wave-11.html
  5. A new MLP Gamerpic pack has been released on Xbox Live for the Xbox 360:
    http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-us/Product/Muffins-Pic-Pack/a8fb9358-602a-4668-ab87-e80bc594adfc

Comics:

  1. A preview for Friends Forever #8 is available on Comic Book Resources:
    http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=preview&id=23102
  2. The subscription cover for Friends Forever #9 was posted on IDW’s Facebook page:
    https://www.facebook.com/idwpublishing/photos/a.10152593818943279.1073742023.8473603278/10152593819273279/?type=3&theater
  3. Ted Anderson, the writer of issue #21 and #22 of the MLP comic has posted some behind the scenes info about the comics:
    http://tedlyanderson.tumblr.com/post/94635881434/annotations-for-my-little-pony-issues-21-22-manehattan

Rainbow Rocks/Equestria Girls:

  1. Hasbro has released a music video for a song called “My Little Pony Friends” (and Nemesis checked after recording, and this was the original end credit song for Equestria Girls):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aJyDsL2wMU

Friendship is Magic:

  1. Two new writers have appeared for season 5, Joanna Lewis and Kristine Songco:
    https://twitter.com/MMeghanMcCarthy/status/500477717687435266
    https://twitter.com/lady_writers
  2. A fact sheet for Rainbow Rocks claims that season 5 will premiere in November, but take that news with a grain of salt:
    http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/08/mlp-season-5-listed-for-november-on.html

Discussion

This week, Alca7raz and Nemesis start off with a review of issue #22 of the My Little Pony comic. Just what did they think of the 2nd half the Trixie-centric arc?

After that, they get to a massive fan music section! They each chose 10 songs to feature. They’ll go over why they chose those, and why they like them or why they’re so important. Buckle up, because it’s a long list. In order of selection:

  1. My Little Pony Theme Glitch Remix - Alex S.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJAXPbxORuA
  2. For the New Lunar Republic - Not a Clever Pony
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sf0tYs5U5RI
  3. Pinkie’s Lie - Glaze/Wooden Toaster
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLjpTtxH4Jo
  4. Avast Fluttershy's Remix - TheRaider310
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Dnmjf0d4c4
  5. I'll Fly Higher - AcoustiMandoBrony
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKr-b5DH1JU
  6. Party With Pinkie [VIP] - Alex S.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5So7OW8KbA
  7. We'll "B" in Harmony - ISMBOF
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUoQseF6Lpw
  8. Mischievous Purple Unicorn - GaugeN
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sg7Oh4GqaQ
  9. Friendship in Tartarus - ISMBOF
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnRTQHF1WX4
  10. At The Gala (House Remix) - Elliptisoar
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqAcfTiJjK0
  11. My Cadance - Matthew Mosier
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLvq_1Rx95Y
  12. Helping Twilight Win the Crown (DJ Gestap Remix) - DJ Gestap
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTpRZn1o9Iw
  13. The Moon Rises - Ponyphonic
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPjVCIX5Fvs
  14. So Shy - SimGretina
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE1KFQjlHrU
  15. Lullaby for a Princess - Ponyphonic
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4tyvJJzSDk
  16. A Friend For Life (JayB Remix) - JayB
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epJ9lm4KsgE
  17. Monument - Markarian
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWCnihvqFUQ
  18. My Little Orchestra - Friendship Symphony No. 1 In D Major (Season 1 Orchestrated) - Tsyolin
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2ccS3TbV8s
  19. Rocket To Insanity - HeyLasFas
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVVG9a68WNs
  20. Chant of Immortality (feat. Chi-Chi) - 4everfreebrony
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94Zop1dRHOU

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