Whether or not you know what an arpeggiated diminished triad is, you may be glad to know you’ve been playing one—that is, if you’ve played the New Pornographers’ “Electric Version” on Rock Band. Lovers of pure pop were amazed and impressed when this song made it onto our tracklist. Giddy and harmony-driven, it’s one of the most classic pop tracks in the game, and an especially tough one to sing—Shimmering harmonies like the ones Carl Newman and Neko Case sing don’t come along everyday.
In honor of Motley Crue’s Dr. Feelgood hitting as DLC, we’re proud to present part II of last September’s interview with bassist Nikki Sixx.
We talk with Dave Mustaine of Megadeth and Ryan O’Keeffe of Airbourne.
Mötley Crüe Bassist Talks With Harmonix Editor Brett Milano.
Harmonix writer Brett Milano gets the history from Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush.
Devo Founder Jerry Casale Talks With Harmonix Editor Brett Milano.
An interview with prog-rock band Dream Theater's drummer Mike Portnoy
Part One of a two-part interview with Rush members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson
Harmonix writer interviews Judas Priest's Glenn Tipton and Rob Halford.
Harmonix writer Brett Milano chats with Frank Black of The Pixies.