Every few months here lately Toontrack runs a sale on Superior Drummer 2, their upper-end drum software that offers a lot of advanced features not available on their more popular EZdrummer 2 software. I’ll admit, being a huge fan of EZdrummer, I’ve been tempted by the sale a couple of times, but I never bite […]
Proof That People Still Know Shit About Good Guitar Tones
I was shopping on Amazon yesterday and noticed something very disturbing. It’s turns out the average guitarist doesn’t have a clue about what a good guitar tone is supposed to sound like. The proof is in the reviews for the Line 6 Spider V amps. I was shocked, shocked I tell you, by all the […]
What’s With All the Generic Heavy Metal and Rock on Spotify?
I started to listen to Spotify a few months ago (yeah, I’m late to that party) and it turns out they have a lot of rock and heavy metal music that I’ve never heard on Pandora, which is what I usually listen to while working. The problem, however, is that most of the heavy music […]
Review: Rocksmith 2014 Edition, a Terrible Way to Learn Guitar
So a couple months ago I decided to buy the 2014 edition of Rocksmith, the latest version available. I like playing guitar and I like playing video games, so combining the two is bound to be a winning combination, right? Wrong. Rocksmith blows. It blows hard. I can’t begin to express my dislike for the […]