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Styles and RealTracks Wishlist
Jump to new posts Acoustic Guitar Solos For Country & Pop by Al-David @ Yesterday at 09:04 PM

The acoustic guitar solos already in BIAB are really nice. But, there are none for Country or Pop. In Country, acoustic guitar solos are fairly common. Perhaps a couple in Country and Pop, at least one in each genre for EV and SW. Thanks!
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Jump to new posts Reluctant Revenge by rcarver @ Yesterday at 08:33 PM

100% BIIB instrumental - Country Swing RealTracks in style: ~537:Bass, Acoustic, Pop Sw 165 RealTracks in style: ~373:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Hank Sw 165 RealTracks in style: ~1128:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm WesternSwingWarmA-B Sw 165 RealTracks in style: ~812:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm Western Swing Sw 165 RealTracks in song: 1868:Guitar, Resonator, Soloist WesternSwingRob Sw 165 RealTracks in song: 1871:Fiddle, Soloist WesternSwingAndy Sw 165 RealDrums in style: NashvilleSwing8^1-a:Snare, H
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Jump to new posts Behringer UCM202HD question. (Computer side issue) by Skoshea @ Yesterday at 01:56 PM

Hi there! My UCM202HD came in today and I'm having some troubles getting it up and running. I can't get my mic to pick up anything and the headphones jack produced sound from my computer for all of four seconds before stopping. This is probably (to my knowledge) a drivers issue. Running 64-bit Windows 10. Whenever I try running the driver setup to actually install the drivers, it loads for a second then disappears without bringing me to the setup window. I don't really see a way around this and
Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production
Jump to new posts Aimee Nolte gig setup by pghboemike @ 10/22/17 05:33 AM

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Band-in-a-Box Wishlist
Jump to new posts SampleTank 2.X by Muzic Trax @ 10/21/17 04:13 PM

Please add more instruments in the "default" settings when using ST 2.X please. I love how easy it is to use the ST Voices in Biab, but some of us can easily mess up the routing of ST and lose those great instrument sounds. I'd love to have some Brass/Choir/Pads etc to use in Biab through the ST app. Thank you, Trax
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Jump to new posts New Tweak: What Am I Doing Here? by DaveBrooksMusic @ 10/21/17 11:12 AM

Hey Ya'll; I just decided to enhance the background strings to give it a more realistic sound and feel. I hope I didn't spoil the stew! =D If you've got a minute, please give it a listen! Thanks to all! Dave https://soundcloud.com/davebrooksmusic/what-am-i-doing-here
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Jump to new posts NEW TWEAK: BRIDGETON... by DaveBrooksMusic @ 10/21/17 11:06 AM

Hi Ya'll, I just made it a bit fuller... If you have nothing better to do, give it a listen! =D Thanks to all!!! Dave https://soundcloud.com/davebrooksmusic/bridgetonii3-render3wav
Songwriting
Jump to new posts Why we really really really like repetition in music by pghboemike @ 10/21/17 07:43 AM

vox on music
Forum des Utilisateurs Français de Band-in-a-Box
Jump to new posts Band-in-a-Box 2017: Mise à Jour - Build 468 by Daniel Donval @ 10/21/17 03:29 AM

Bonjour à tous, Une Mise à Jour est disponible pour Band-in-a-Box® Version 2017: Build 468 Sommaire des corrections apportées par le Build 468 (par rapport au Build 467 antérieur): -------------------------- Corrigé: Certains popup dialogues (par ex: modifier le volume du Mixeur) étaient parfois visualisés hors de la plage de l'écran. Corrigé: Le changement du "Tempo Audio Master (Base)" ne prenait effet qu'après avoir rechargé le morceau. Corrigé: En cas d'importation
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Jump to new posts RealBand 2017: Mise à Jour Build 8 by Daniel Donval @ 10/21/17 02:29 AM

Bonjour à tous, Un correctif est disponible pour RealBand 2017: Build 8. Sommaire des améliorations apportées: Corrigé - Dialogues MIDI SuperTracks et meilleurs Solistes. Corrigé - A la fin d'un morceau, RealBand continuait à jouer un silence si MME "Always On" était validé. Corrigé - L'indicateur de la charge du processeur (CPU) donnait une valeur inappropriée pendant l'initialisation. Le Build 8 est cumulatif avec tout Build 2017 antérieur. Lien: RealBand 2017 Build 8
Band-in-a-Box for Windows
Jump to new posts Band-in-a-Box 2017 Build 468 Update (Oct 20) by Andrew - PG Music @ 10/20/17 11:36 AM

An update is available for Band-in-a-Box® Version 2017 Download the Band-in-a-Box 2017 Build 468 update This is a cumulative update patch, which works from any 2017 build. Summary of changes for Build 468 (since 467) (Oct 20, 2017): -------------------------- Fixed: Various popup dialogs (eg editing volume on mixer) might appear partially off screen.Fixed: Setting "Audio Master (Base) Tempo" does not take effect until reloading the song.Fixed: If importing audio while launching the Audio Ch
Foro para el usuario de Band-in-a-Box en Español
Jump to new posts ¿Que son y que hacen los XtraStyles by Guillermo R V @ 10/20/17 11:31 AM

Hola a todos, esta es mi primera pregunta en el Foro. Me gustaría conocer que son y como trabajan los XtraStyles. Además quisiera saber los requisitos que se requieren para su correcta instalación y funcionamiento. Gracias.
My Favorite Things
Jump to new posts The Melody Feature by Islansoul @ 10/20/17 09:49 AM

So I just found out about the Melody feature in BAIB where you can not only stack Real Tracks together, but you set each track automatically change in your song. What a fantastic feature. I can stack 1Track Real Tracks to create my own Real Track section, or have multiple tracks change throughout the song whenever I tell it to change. Now I don't have to go into the setting and manually change the entire tracks just to have a different real track play on a certain section or set it to play for a
Band-in-a-Box Wishlist
Jump to new posts Multi Drum Change by Islansoul @ 10/20/17 09:29 AM

I just found about this cool feature in BIAB where you can stack Real Tracks together as well have the Real Tracks automatically switch between the different tracks at your disposal. So, if you wanted to start out with a simple piano track for the first chorus, and then have a RnB style piano tracks, BIAB would automatically switch to that track without having to go into the settings and change that tracks yourself. After learning about this, I thought that it would be amazing to have setting ap
Forum dos Usuários do Band-in-a-Box em Português
Jump to new posts Preço do BB2017 by Tárrio @ 10/20/17 07:45 AM

Bom dia! Porque consigo encontrar o preço do BB2017 mas barato que na própria página de vocês? Exemplo: https://www.stagepass.com/collections/pg-music-band-in-a-box Esse vendedor é autorizado? Se é, porque o preço é menor que o próprio fabricante?
Woodshedding - Learning to Play!
Jump to new posts TRANSCRIBING PLAYLIST by pghboemike @ 10/19/17 02:08 PM

Quote:Transcribe any of the following melodies by listening to the intervals. Assign a starting note to the melody (e.g. C) and then map out each of the following notes in the series. When you’re ready, go to your instrument to test your answer: http://www.themusicalear.com/your-transcribing-playlist/ based on Fixed Key Learning method
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Jump to new posts Down To The Bare Bones by Riccled @ 10/19/17 01:53 PM

Hi all. Here’s my latest song,it’s a quirky hip hop one with the basic Hiphop RT with me playing the excellent Arturia B3 organ and the IKM SampleTank 3 for the saxes. https://soundcloud.com/riccledy/down-to-the-bare-bones R.
Styles and RealTracks Wishlist
Jump to new posts Stomp and Clap by Islansoul @ 10/19/17 01:51 PM

I reall would like to have some stomp and claps for percussion tracks. I tried recording some myself but I think PG can do better.
Styles and RealTracks Wishlist
Jump to new posts Trade Four Drums by Islansoul @ 10/19/17 09:14 AM

I think we need to have drum parts that do the trade four patterns that are fairly common in jazz. It would be nice to have them implemented some of my songs to make them feel more humanistic and alive.
Band-in-a-Box Wishlist
Jump to new posts Playlist Feature by perdido @ 10/19/17 07:51 AM

I use BIAB when playing fiddle, guitar, and banjo. As a result, I have a separate directory for each instrument. Many of the tunes exist in all 3 directories. Having a "playlist" for each instrument and just a single BIAB file for each tune would be an advantage. It would make file maintenance easier, and would eliminate two of the large directories containing BIAB files. Playlist could contain - 1. Name of tune. 2. Tempo. 3. Style. I use playlists when I access "The Ama
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Jump to new posts RIP Gord Downie by roslon @ 10/18/17 07:34 PM

Gord Downie dies: Tragically Hip singer's music was Canada's "secret" http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/gord-downie-dies-tragically-hip-singer-s-music-was-canada-s-secret-1.4360993 Canadian rock band Tragically Hip's frontman Gord Downie has died following a battle with brain cancer. He was 53. The gifted lyricist - who was dubbed the country's unofficial poet laureate - had been diagnosed with an incurable glioblastoma in May 2016. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau led the national
RealBand
Jump to new posts RealBand 2017 Build 8 Update (Oct 18) by Andrew - PG Music @ 10/18/17 03:31 PM

A Build 8 Update is available for RealBand Version 2017 Download the build 8 update This is a cumulative update, that works from any previous 2017 build. Summary of Changes for Build 8 (Oct 18, 2017) Fixed - Empty MIDI SuperTracks and Best Soloist dialogs.Fixed - After the end of a song, it would continue to play silence if Always On MME was enabled.Fixed - CPU meter would say "PT" during bootup. Summary of Changes for Build 7 (April 6, 2017) Potential access violation during AS
Band-in-a-Box Wishlist
Jump to new posts Mellotron RealTracks Please by rayc @ 10/17/17 04:35 AM

There are a bunch of excellent things available and my idea may be too, too boutique but I'd love Mellotron RealTracks. The sound of a "Tron is unique and there were quite a bundle of voice tape sets for it. The Mel9 Tape machine pedal has 9 voices and is pretty easy to use though VERY expensive outside continental Nth America. Being able to create 'Tron tracks - poly & monophonic would be a blast.
Forum des Utilisateurs Français de Band-in-a-Box
Aux utilisateurs de Band-in-a-Box 2016 sur Mac, Sur les Mac tournant sur High Sierra OS, un bug a été découvert dans la fonction Audio Chord Wizard de Band-in-a-Box 2016. Je vous invite à télécharger et installer le patch qui corrige cette anomalie: http://nn.pgmusic.com/pgfiles/languagesupport/bb2016_Mac_update_FR.zip La fonction Audio Chord Wizard passera alors de la version 2.3.0.10 à 2.3.0.12. Enjoy ! Daniel
PG Music News
YouTube Find - RealTracks Artists Live Performance!

Look at this... a live performance including RealTracks Artists Oliver Gannon, Cory Pesaturo, and Quinn Bachand!
YouTube Video: After You've Gone - Quinn Bachand's Brishen featuring Cory Pesaturo and Oliver Gannon

(Recorded at the West Coast Django & Jazz Festival in Nanaimo, BC, May 16, 2015.)

Band-in-a-Box® Apps for iTunes! #iPodDay

With Band-in-a-Box® Version 2011 for Windows we introduced the Band-in-a-Box® App for iTunes, which worked by connecting your Windows desktop version to your iPhone®, iPod touch®, or iPad™ - giving you the ability to generate, play, and save songs to your device with the same high quality RealTracks sound that you get with the desktop version of Band-in-a-Box! A great way to work on a song idea from ANYWHERE!

Then came the BB Remote App for Band-in-a-Box 2011.5 or higher, allowing you to control your desktop version of Band-in-a-Box from anywhere in the room! With BB Remote, you see the chords of the song (with current bar highlighted as the song plays on the Windows desktop program), and can control the mix (volumes, muting, reverb), load in new songs, and use the conductor to loop and move around the song.

Our Apps don't stop there... we also offer a RealBand Remote app, and the Pitch Invasion App!

Check out all the PG Music Inc. Apps available on iTunes here.

(Today, October 23rd, is National iPod Day.)

RealBand 2017 Patch Update Available! (Build 8)

Attention RealBand 2017 users - the latest patch update (build 8) is available, and can be downloaded here.

Summary of Changes for Version 2017 Build 8:
Fixed: Empty MIDI SuperTracks and Best Soloist dialogs.
Fixed: After the end of a song, it would continue to play silence if Always On MME was enabled.
Fixed: CPU meter would say "PT" during bootup.

Band-in-a-Box® Version 2017 for Windows Patch Update 468 Available!

Attention Band-in-a-Box® 2017 for Windows users - the latest patch update (468) is available, and can be downloaded here.

Summary of Changes for Version 2017 Build 468:
Fixed: Various popup dialogs (eg editing volume on mixer) might appear partially off screen.
Fixed: Setting "Audio Master (Base) Tempo" does not take effect until reloading the song.
Fixed: If importing audio while launching the Audio Chord Wizard, the wrong audio master tempo is set, causing the audio track to never be in sync with the style.
Fixed: Dragging to the WAV quadrant of the drop station would ignore the "Drag Master as separate tracks" setting.
Fixed: The [Edit Soloist] and [Edit Melody] buttons in the Event List Editor dialog did not work.
Fixed: Disabling "Draw interpolation" would cause random lines between sample points in the Audio Edit window.
Fixed: If a THRU harmony is selected, then Band-in-a-Box would freeze when soloing the Soloist or Thru tracks.
Fixed: Changing the color setting for "Window background" in the Audio Edit window had no effect.
Fixed: Hitting [Cancel] in the Audio Edit Settings dialog would cause a random zoom to occur.
Fixed: The [Sample] button in the Audio Edit window would zoom in to the far left of the screen, rather than to the cursor.
Fixed: If opening a song that was saved in the Mac version, a random character would be inserted at the beginning of these lead sheet fields: "Style", "Tempo", "Copyright", "Composer", and "Composer2".
Fixed: When exporting a video of the chord sheet, the the resulting video might be cropped.
Fixed: The drop station would take a few seconds to respond during the first attempt to drag and drop.

Band-in-a-Box® Video Tutorial VHS - #TBT

WOW - Look at what we came across! The Inside Band-in-a-Box Instructional Video Series for Band-in-a-Box Version 7!

Take a look...

These covered so many different topics... we needed 2 VHS tapes! From the basics of entering a song, chords, transposing, notation, recording a melody, etc. to advanced features like working with harmonies, secrets to the StyleMaker, drum patters, recording patterns and more, these videos were a hit!

Video - Band-in-a-Box® and Pro Tools

Are you a Pro Tools user? Have you seen our video, Using Band-in-a-Box to Supercharge Pro Tools?

Watch it now to learn how the powerful combination of Band-in-a-Box® and Pro Tools can boost your music creativity: Video - Using Band-in-a-Box to Supercharge Pro Tools

YouTube Find - My First Backing Track, First YouTube Video

We love that YouTube user Rick Mccann posted a video playing along with his first backing track using Band-in-a-Box!

Watch - First YouTube Video

What a great job - hopefully we see more from Rick!

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