I've been playing Rock Band since the beginning and I've never understood why the red notes swap the yellow on certain songs with fast rolling hi-hats.
It's more natural in all standpoints to have it as yellow at all times. It's easier and makes more sense and builds more drumming fundamentals. The need to completely change within a song is senseless and doesn't fit.
I play Rock Band every day. I own an Ion kit, modded with Roland PDX-8 due to wear. Most players that are serious by now, want it to be as authentic as possible. Even the option to have it 'realistic mode' or something along those lines to always have the hi-hat notes as yellow would be amazing and make sense. Just plain ol' sense.
I was just playing Different People from the recent No Doubt DLC and playing the song on the reds was a let down. Then when it hits the part of the song with hi-hats only, it switches to the yellow notes. When the snare kicks back in, you're playing on the reds again. Just wonky.
Is there a possibility of this option ever coming? I'd redownload if I had to. It'd be worth it. Not repay.
And also the songs with constant rolls, but have accents, so that's all you play is broken up rolls when the drummer hits the snare harder. It's not as rewarding or fun to see the RB animated drummer playing more than you.
I want to play Timebomb, Moonshine Hollar, and Homeward Bound rolling the entire way. I could on Stevie Ray's Rude Mood.
Please consider these possibilities.
Back to playin.... like you all should be