Mar 162012
Rock Band DLC, Week of 20 March 2012

My favourite DLC announcements are the ones with the pleasant little surprises, and that’s what Harmonix is delivering next week. Santana! Men at Work! How have we gone this long without Men at Work?     The Songs * Men at Work – “Down Under” ^ * Men at Work – “Overkill” ^ * Santana – “Smooth” ^ + ^ = keyboard chart + = pro-guitar/bass upgrade available   The Thoughts “Down Under” by Men […]

Mar 132012
Rock Band DLC, Week of 12 March 2012

I’m late. I know. I blame barley wine. Harmonix made the effort to specifically point out that this week’s pack meets fan demand, as the group is one of the most requested ever. I’ve seen that most requested list and I can’t say that this fact alone gets me excited. Still, while I can’t bring to mind a single song by Three Days Grace, HMX has introduced me to more than a few awesome bands […]

Mar 022012
Rock Band DLC, Week of 7 March 2012

A random mix of singles greets us this week. I can’t help feeling that Harmonix is clearing the table of the last few holiday treats nobody’s eaten yet; the too-hard caramel in the sampler box, the Hershey’s chocolate miniature beginning to turn chalky. There’s no unifying element to these songs, evidenced by the complete absence of a pack purchase option. Still, random doesn’t automatically mean bad (chalky chocolate aside), so I’m off to refresh myself […]