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User Showcase (133 viewing)
Post links to your original song compositions here, for others to listen to.
Search all posted compositions by song title or artist's forum name.
Listen to PG User Showcase Radio (on SoundCloud):
Note: Turn on 'shuffle mode'
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Re: APPLE OF MY EYE (Contemporary Jazz Version)
(Torrey Bliss) - 6 minutes 30 seconds ago
Songwriting (2 viewing)
Discussions, Tips-n-Tricks, Resources and Questions about Songwriting
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Story Behind the Song: 'In the Ghetto'
(pghboemike) - Yesterday at 04:57 PM
Xtra Styles Contest
Xtra Styles PAK 3 Song Contest - Submit your songs by August 15, 2017 to win!
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Re: Don't Call Me When You're Lonely
(Buford) - Yesterday at 12:53 PM
2016 Xtra Styles Contest Submissions - Closed
Xtra Styles contest submissions from the 2016 (Sept-Oct) contest
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Re: I'm On The Right Track Now
(bluage) - 01/04/17 08:34 AM
Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production (8 viewing)
Discussions about methods and gear for making music.
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Woodshedding - Learning to Play! (1 viewing)
Musical Discussions about learning to play an instrument, helpful DVD's, teachers, theory, gear and more...
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Re: Learning to Play Bluegrass Banjo
(Buford) - 08/10/17 04:08 PM
I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube
See, hear and help to publicize how Band-in-a-Box is used on YouTube and other sites.
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Re: Short video on the Band in a Box Melodist feature
(lambada) - Yesterday at 07:24 PM
Best of YouTube (1 viewing)
Videos related to music (instruction, performance, mixing tips etc.)
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Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic) (2 viewing)
General technical questions regarding computers or music equipment.
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Re: Recover lost data. HELP
(Makssder) - 08/09/17 08:53 PM
Beginners Forum (3 viewing)
Discussions and resources for beginners to Band-in-a-Box or music tech in general
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Re: Question on Audio Interfaces
(props2) - Yesterday at 09:31 PM
Off-Topic (92 viewing)
This forum is for music-related discussions that aren't covered in other forums.
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5 Proven Ways to Get Publicity in 2017
(pghboemike) - 37 minutes 15 seconds ago
User-to-User
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UserTracks (and other add-ons) (3 viewing)
Discussions about making your own add-ons for Band-in-a-Box, including UserTracks, Styles, RealDrums, Plugins, VST Plugins, Add-on songs/exercises, Artist Performances and Loops.
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UserTracks Wishlist
UserTracks are user-created RealTracks. Use this forum to post requests to other users for specific styles you want.
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Re: Tango Stlye Drums in 3/4
(Pipeline) - 08/07/17 10:51 AM
Post your own Tips and Tricks here (3 viewing)
Use this forum to share your technical tips and tricks related to PG Music software, or to write your own tutorials. Note: Post questions in the PG Music Product Forums instead.
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My Favorite Things
Post about your Favorite Features in Band-in-a-Box and RealBand.
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Re: I like acoustic music
(VideoTrack) - 08/11/17 12:12 PM
PG Music Product Forums
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Band-in-a-Box for Windows (71 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Windows version of Band-in-a-Box.
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Re: .txt files for RealDrums
(Pipeline) - Yesterday at 04:27 PM
Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh (4 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Macintosh version of Band-in-a-Box.
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Re: Daw Plugin problem
(Pipeline) - Yesterday at 07:55 PM
RealBand (17 viewing)
Discussion forum for RealBand users
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Re: Sliding an Audio track
(Guitarhacker) - Yesterday at 08:14 AM
PowerTracks Pro Audio (3 viewing)
Discussion forum for PowerTracks Pro Audio users.
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Re: Frustrated need PowerTracks on Mac OS X
(Pipeline) - 08/01/17 01:37 AM
Other PG Music Programs
Discussion forum for all PG Music programs other than Band-in-a-Box, PowerTracks, and RealBand.
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PG Music Wishlists
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Band-in-a-Box Wishlist (8 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box for Windows and Macintosh
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Re: Melodist needs upgrade
(lambada) - Yesterday at 07:19 PM
Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database
Your suggestions for songs to add to the Band-in-a-Box Song Title Browser.
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RealBand Wishlist (6 viewing)
RealBand wishlist and new feature suggestions.
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Re: Render - Save All Tracks To WAV Files
(ROG) - 08/11/17 11:15 AM
PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist (1 viewing)
Wishlist for PowerTracks Pro Audio.
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Re: PowerTracks for Mac
(jford) - 08/01/17 11:13 AM
Styles and RealTracks Wishlist (3 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box styles and RealTracks. Note, you can also request styles and RealTracks from other users: UserTracks Wishlist forum
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Classical Drums
(Islansoul) - Yesterday at 01:34 PM
Other Programs Wishlist (1 viewing)
Wishlist for other PG Music programs. This includes the Pianist/Performance Series and the MasterClass Series.
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Re: User List functionality
(Peter Vu) - Today at 12:58 AM
band-in-a-box.com -- International Band-in-a-Box Forums
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Deutsches Band-in-a-Box User Forum (5 viewing)
Willkommen zu Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Musiksoftware für Ihren Multimedia-Computer"
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Styles in BiaB-2017
(Heinz40) - 08/15/17 09:52 AM
České a Slovenské Band-in-a-Box uživatelské fórum
Vítejte do Band-in-a-Box! Inteligentního hudebního doprovodného programu
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Re: Update ke stažení
(Gause Zdenek) - 07/04/17 08:21 AM
Forum degli utenti italiani di Band-in-a-Box (2 viewing)
Benvenuti in Band-in-a-Box! "Software di Accompagnamento Musicale Intelligente per il tuo Computer"
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Re: Real Book con melodie
(Ango) - Yesterday at 08:55 AM
Band-in-a-Box Svenskt användarforum
Välkommen till Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent Musikackompanjemangsprogram för din Multimediadator"
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Forum des Utilisateurs Français de Band-in-a-Box (4 viewing)
Bienvenue dans Band-in-a-Box! "Logiciel d'accompagnement musical intelligent pour ordinateur multimédia"
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Foro para el usuario de Band-in-a-Box en Español (2 viewing)
Bienvenido a Band-in-a-Box! "Software Musical de Acompañamiento Inteligente para su Computadora Multimedia"
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Re: Coyote DXi
(yuio) - 08/02/17 02:38 PM
Forum dos Usuários do Band-in-a-Box em Português
Bem-vindo ao Band-in-a-Box! "Programa de Acompanhamento Musical Inteligente para o seu Computador Muiltimídia"
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Re: Plugin VST
(Gabriel Prado) - 06/29/17 03:24 PM
Dansk Band-in-a-Box bruger forum (2 viewing)
Velkommen til Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent musikakkompagnements software til din multimedie komputer"
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Øvemappe
(J.E.) - 08/15/17 04:30 AM
Band-in-a-Box Nederlands Gebruikers Forum
Welkom bij Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Muziek Begeleidings Software voor uw Multimedia Computer"
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Vragen van nieuwe gebruiker
(YvonneB) - 08/06/17 09:36 AM
Band-in-a-Box Polskie Forum Użytkowników (1 viewing)
Witamy w Band-in-a-Box! "Oprogramowanie do Inteligentnego Akompaniamentu Muzycznego na Twój Multimedialny Komputer"
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Gdzie są wszyscy?
(Ryszard) - 10/22/16 07:22 AM
Форум пользователей Band-in-a-Box на русском языке (2 viewing)
Добро пожаловать в Band-in-a-Box!
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Band-in-a-Box繁體中文用戶論壇
歡迎使用Band-in-a-Box軟件!
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Band-in-a-Box 简体中文用户论坛 (1 viewing)
欢迎使用Band-in-a-Box软件!
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Band-in-a-Box 한국어 사용자 포럼
Band-in-a-Box 프로그램에 환영합니다!
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Band-in-a-Box & RealBand 2017 한국어 버전
(misuk park) - 03/22/17 08:58 PM
Band-in-a-Box 日本語掲示板
日本語掲示板
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バージョンについて
(AkiShiba) - 07/28/17 10:53 AM
Band-in-a-Box ユーザー作品自慢フォーラム
Band-in-a-Box で作った曲を是非聞かせてください
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Re: 作品自慢フォーラム投稿手順
(fiddler2007) - 07/23/17 02:02 PM
PG Music News
Another Great YouTube Find - Arpeggios For Dobro - Vol. #2

Troy Brenningmeyer uses Band-in-a-Box backing tracks in his latest tutorial video, Arpeggios For Dobro - Vol. #2 - 7th Extensions:

Video: Arpeggios For Dobro - Vol. #2 - 7th Extensions

Another great example of how you can use your Band-in-a-Box creations in your own projects!

The Xtra Styles Song Contest has Ended - Over 50 Entries!

Thank you to everyone that submitted their entries in our Xtra Styles PAK 3 Contest!

We are listening to all the entries, and will be announcing the Winners on Monday, August 21st.

Good luck everyone!

YouTube Find - There Are No Bad Guitars

The latest video from EricBlackmonGuitar is a great demonstration of the different types of guitars out there, and how there really is no such thing as a bad guitar!

Video: Multi-Guitar Solo Review Of INEXPENSIVE GUITARS

Eric uses Band-in-a-Box backing tracks in his tutorial videos... Just one of the many ways program users can incorporate their Band-in-a-Box songs into other projects!

Xtra Styles Song Contest - Ends August 15th!

If you've purchased your Xtra Styles PAK 3 for Band-in-a-Box® 2017, don't forget to create and submit a song usings one of these new Xtra Styles to our Xtra Styles Contest forum for your chance to WIN $150 USD coupon to use on your next PG Music Inc. product purchase!

Hurry! This contest ends at midnight on August 15th! Complete contest information and contest rules list here.

Good luck everyone!

Hip Hop - Happy 44th Anniversary!

Today we celebrate the 44th anniversary of the birth of Hip Hop!

Learn more about the history of Hip Hop, courtesy of Google: https://www.google.com/doodles/44th-anniversary-of-the-birth-of-hip-hop

Now, you may not associate Hip Hop with Band-in-a-Box, but you should!!! There are over 50 hits when you search for the Hip Hop genre in the StylePicker window, including Sets:
28: Smooth Jazz
32: Alternative Contemporary Rock
36: Rock On! (check out Dance 5 - Rock On)
46: Requested 4
47: Contemporary Country 2 (check out CC_Town)
56: Pop
62: Requested 6
65: Requested 7
71: Urban Pop MultiStyles

Hip Hop specific RealTracks are available too! Check out RealTracks Set 7: Acoustic Jazz Bass and Rock Sax! and Set 272: Rap and Hip Hop.

RealDrums Sets? Yup! Ed (Great Oz) Clare has some great Hip Hop RealDrums with RealDrums Set 16: Urban Pop, Franklin Richardson's contribution of the SmoothJazzCoolSw16^ drums in RealDrums Set 28: Smooth Jazz, and Craig Scott's drums in RealDrums Set 3: Fusion, Hip-Hop and More! are great too!

#TBT - Band-in-a-Box® MIDI Setup on Windows 95

If you visit our About page, you will read that Dr. Peter Gannon founded PG Music Inc. in 1988!

With that in mind, there are a lot of video tutorials we've released that answer many of the technical support questions frequently asked, including this blast-from-the-past: Band-in-a-Box (1997): Windows 95 MIDI Setup, narrated by Peter! Click here to view the video.

User Blog Post - Eight Reasons Why I Use RealBand

If you're a Band-in-a-Box for Windows user, did you know your purchase came with RealBand?

RealBand is a fully-featured and powerful music arranging, sequencing, and digital recording program; it combines sequencing features with the automatic accompaniment features of Band-in-a-Box!

For some great user feedback about RealBand, be sure to read Joanne Cooper's latest blog post: Eight reasons why I, as a Band-in-a-Box user, use RealBand as my DAW of choice.

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