Harmonix has laid off a handful of employees today, a spokesperson tells Joystiq: "We can confirm that a small number of Harmonix employees were let go today. This decision was made due to shifting staffing priorities for Harmonix's multiple future projects."
One of those let go was Dan Crislip
, a sound designer on Rock Band. Harmonix saw a similar round of purging in April
, complete with the same spokesperson quote. The studio is currently working on Fantasia: Music Evolved