You’re the Piano, Man! Part Deux

Still here? Good. It’s been a couple months since we last talked shop about the keyboard; I hope you’ve been practicing. You have been practicing, haven’t you? Because you know what happens if you don’t practice. If you don’t practice,…

You’re the Piano, Man! Taking up Pro Keys in Rock Band 3

As a child, there was nothing I dreaded more than my weekly piano lessons. My teacher, a doting, grandmotherly old lady who smelled like candy and cried whenever I said “thank you,” did her best to impress upon me the…

A beginner’s guide to Street Fighter IV

There’s just no place for a street fighting man. Well, that may have been true in 1968, but anyone who’s old enough to remember the Clinton era remembers Street Fighter II. Its unprecedented console game sales numbers, the lines of…