HACKD Live: MWBF & CMPC 2016

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And we're back with another round of 100% brony produced EDM sets featuring my live performance at Midwest Bronyfest in Kansas City as well as a "highlight reel" of my Crystal Mountain Ponycon set in Salt Lake City. I'd like to thank Callum for providing and processing the footage of my MWBF set. Admittedly, I think I would have preferred just a continuous front view- idk why but that 3/4 shot is at the most awkward angle and makes it look like I'm doing some really strange arm movements lol. Regarding the "highlight reel", aside from only having raw camera audio to work with (and that we totally screwed up the contrast so it's near bitch black lmao) I mostly just wanted to showcase a couple extra artists that you can subscribe to for more pony music. And I think it serves as a nice reminder that these concerts are often way more energetic than a static recording is able to capture. Even if it doesn't look like people are moving, they certainly are- plus a sterile mix recording doesn't capture the physicality of the sub bass, the crowd hype, etc.

Anyways, both conventions were a lot of fun and if you were there you may have seen me going around hyping Cider Party & Horse Music Herald while handing out their respective business cards. In just six months, we managed to come a long way in creating new social infrastructure to support talented, underground artists, and I'd like to thank Spectra, EPT, and the rest of the HMH crew for making that possible. I'd also like to shout out Kill Screen, DJ Rod, and StrachAttack (and I think FlightRush as well) for their efforts in similarly showcasing how awesome our music community is. If you're attending any upcoming cons featuring them, let people know that those are performances you do not want to miss!

Want even more pony music? Be sure to check out
Cider Party: https://www.youtube.com/c/ciderparty
Horse Music Herald: https://horsemusicherald.com
and Ponies at Dawn: https://poniesatdawn.bandcamp.com/

And you can find other fans of pony music on the Cider Party discord channel: https://discord.gg/XnFyBM8

Lastly, here are my personal links if you want to keep up with me
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hackdSounds
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/hackdsounds
Tumblr: http://hackdlife.tumblr.com/
Art Tumblr: http://hackdart.tumblr.com/
DeviantArt: http://hackdlife.deviantart.com/

And if you've been waiting for some new hardcore pony music from me over this now year-long hiatus, I should have something for you pretty soon! Promise :)

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2016-10-16

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