Noble Rhythm was created in September 2009 by independent musician, filmmaker, and audio producer Mark LaCroix, to provide a way to assist independent artists in bringing their music quickly and easily to the Rock Band rhythm game franchise, as part of the recently-announced Rock Band Network.
Noble Rhythm will take your master recordings, and turn them into Rock Band compatible tracks. But the process doesn't stop there, as Harmonix's authoring tools allow for full control over animation, camera, and other visual effects in addition to the game's note charts. Once the process is complete, we will upload your track for sale on the Rock Band Store in the Xbox LIVE marketplace.
Noble Rhythm is perfectly suited to this artistic task, which requires a blend of technical wizardry, audio production skills, and a keen filmmaker's eye. And with our online upload interface, we make the process easy and efficient, providing a hassle-free bridge between the artist and the RBN.
More details on our process, and on the Rock Band Network, are available on our faq page.
about Mark LaCroix
Mark LaCroix has been working with music and musicians for over 10 years. He began by recording rock, folk, and experimental music for and with his friends back in high school, and has gone on to produce a number of studio and live recordings. During this time, he also started making short films and music videos.
From 2002-2006, Mark worked at KUOM in Minneapolis as a weekday morning DJ, drive-time DJ, audio producer, live engineer, and for two years as the station's program director. During this time, Mark produced and recorded live in-studio performances from artists including Death Cab for Cutie, The Suburbs, Metric, The Hold Steady, Rilo Kiley, Tegan and Sara, Sondre Lerche, and dozens of other local, national, and international artists.
In 2003, 2004, and 2005, Mark screened music videos at the Sound Unseen film festival, and in 2006, he created an animated music video for the live recording of Metric's "Dead Disco" to promote the album Stuck on AM 5, which he also produced.
Since 2006, Mark has been employed as a motion graphics artist, film editor, and web developer, and continues to write and direct short films. His 2008 film, "An Error in Common," can currently be seen on Canadian television channel MOVIEOLA.
In whatever spare time is left over, Mark writes and records his own music. He is a published member of The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
He currently lives in Minneapolis with his lovely wife and three computers.