How was life in the Crystal Empire during King Sombra's reign? Dark, cold, sad... Everypony lived in fear of the dark ruler, living as slaves.
"Blackened Empire" was inspired by these thoughts. It recreates the life of ponies living under Sombra's rule, and also shows it from his own perspective.
The track is heavily contrasted with sad orchestral breaks and dark, aggressive bass sections.
There are both the Original Mix and the Club Mix available for your listening pleasure. Original Mix has a moody orchestral intro, while the Club Mix is more suited towards DJs, having a clubby intro.
I haven't released anything new in months, was trying to perfect this one the whole time. I started working on it back when Season 3 aired with some breaks in production, trying to find what works best. I hope it was worth it in the end, sorry for the huge delay.
I've been trying to purchase a pair of studio monitors I'm after, however it's going slowly as my only source of income at the moment are donations... I would like to thank everyone who has donated so far!