The Music Snob
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So There's a DJ Hero Now?

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    We've gone from playing instruments to playing records to playing video games about playing instruments to playing video games about playing records.

    With DJ Hero joining Guitar Hero and Rock Band in the fantasy performer genre of video games, I find myself wondering again how much music these gamers could be making if they'd stop pretending to be heroes.

    Learn to play real instruments and scratch real vinyl, people! And give me some more music to hate on. Maybe, just maybe, some of you will surprise me.