In search of the Easy Fret

I guess the practice-centric “Guitar Servant” was a game concept that never got off the ground.

a NYTimes.com Ideas Blog post, 6 January 2008

Music | “The success of Guitar Hero means that the onus is now on the manufacturers of ‘real’ guitars to make them easier,” a blogger says. “Why are they still making guitars with ‘real’ strings that are difficult and boring to learn how to play and really make your fingers hurt? What is the point?” Are musicians to be protected like some sort of medieval guild? [Guardian]

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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