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Dance Central Fan Focus Rebecah (Bek)

Meet Bek! She's our Massachusetts neighbor and an awesome artist. Read more

Dance Central Fan Focus Thanks to everyone reading, and thank you DC for bringing me amazing moments! (aka Z)

Meet Ziedrak, Dance Central fan artist with a great sense of humor! Read more

The Official Harmonix Podcast Episode 147 - E3 2015 Recap: HMX Music VR, Amplitude, and Rock Band 4!

We’re back from our annual sojourn to the E3 expo in Los Angeles, where we showed three very different Harmonix projects to the thousands in attendance. Joining us to chat about our groundbreaking VR experience, HMX Music VR, is Project Lead Jon Carter. He’s joined by Amplitude Product Manager Annet... Read more

Amplitude E3 Recap

E3 is finally behind us! Missed out on the show? Check out our E3 recap! Read more

New Songs Announced For Amplitude

In the spirit of E3, we thought it would be great to reveal some news on our soundtrack to our amazing backers and fans! Read more

The Official Harmonix Podcast Episode 145

This week’s a very special show. 20 years ago almost to the day, Harmonix Music Systems, Inc opened its doors for the first time. Those doors may or may not have been on Alex Rigopulos’ parents’ house. Tune in and take a walk down memory lane with Alex and co-founder Eran Egozy as they share their m... Read more

Revisiting the Rock Band Library: Alli's Favorites

Rock Band 4 will launch later this year with access to our massive library of over 2,000 songs, which is more than any music game in history. To get you excited about diving back into your own Rock Band library, we’ve asked every member of the Rock Band 4 team to tell us their absolute favorite Rock Band songs of all time. Maybe this series will even highlight some tracks you didn’t even know we have in the library! Every week we’ll bring you a new list from a different team member with a little bit of background info on them. Read more

Employee Spotlight: Ryan Lesser

Now that Harmonix is approaching its 20th anniversary, it seems appropriate to spotlight one of the studio’s longest standing members, Ryan Lesser. Ryan has been at the company for just about 16 years, where he’s served most of his time as Harmonix Art Director. Ryan is currently one of the driving forces behind the new *Amplitude* reboot as the project’s Creative Lead. Read more

The Official Harmonix Podcast Episode 144 - Come Playtest at Harmonix!

On the latest podcast we talk with the “Harmonix Playtest Guy,” and pull in a few guests who have worked closely with him to talk about playtesting! What is playtest? Why is it important? How does playtesting make games better? All important questions that we answer IN THIS SHOW. Give it a listen an... Read more

A Reflection on Harmonix’s Guitar Hero Days from Rock Band 4’s Product Manager

For years, people have written about the Activision/MTV Games feud, the battle for music game dominance between Guitar Hero and Rock Band. A lot of people have STRONG opinions about which franchise is better or which guitar has the better strum bar, with a somewhat polarizing perspective that, as a passionate gamer, you are obligated to pick a side. That’s difficult for me. Read more