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Jump to new posts How to use foreshadowing to strengthen lyrics by Noel96 @ Today at 03:16 PM

Foreshadowing is a literary device that helps set up what is to come. From the perspective of a verse-chorus song, the chorus is an ideal place to use some indirect foreshadowing. Such foreshadowing can empower the lyrics and help greatly with lyric development. As an example, below are the lyrics to my song "This Road". Quote:THIS ROAD ©2017 Noel Adams, words and music, all rights reserved. VERSE 1 Sometimes my legs get weary And it hurts with every step I take Sometimes I fal
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Jump to new posts Funny music movie by Sundance @ Today at 08:01 AM

When you get a chance catch Meryl Streep in Florence Foster Jenkins, we watched it on prime. LOL funny and touching too. It's based on a true story.
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Jump to new posts Chainer, energyXY14, or IL-minihost ... by fiddler2007 @ Today at 12:34 AM

Was wondering which VST expander works best with BIAB; Chainer, energyXY14, or IL minihost. Only Minihost seems to be free (shareware). Chainer is pretty expensive at $99. - F
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the styles of great past and present guitar players. Such as Hendrix, Santana, Clapton, Beck, Van Halen, the Edge, Mustaine, SRV, etc.
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Jump to new posts Band-in-a-Box® 2018 Features a Cleaned-up BB Folder by Callie - PG Music @ 01/19/18 02:07 PM

If you've used previous versions of Band-in-a-Box®, you may have noticed a lot of different files and folders within the "BB" folder for the program - after years and years of development there are up to 10,000 files for an UltraPAK! With Version 2018, we've cleaned it up - but you're not losing anything! The cleanup normally happens automatically during installation, but you can run it manually if you'd like - just select the main menu Help | Utilities | Run Cleanup routine... Review all the
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Jump to new posts Introducing... RealTracks Artist Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson by Callie - PG Music @ 01/19/18 01:47 PM

One of our just-released RealTracks Sets features the award winning harmonica player Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson! RealTracks Set 283: Jelly-Roll Country Harmonica Add his harmonica playing to your Band-in-a-Box song for that soulful feel that cannot be matched! Learn more about "Jelly Roll" Johnson and listen to demos of his RealTracks when you visit his RealTracks Artist Bio page. Have you used these RealTracks in one of your songs? We'd love to hear it!
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Hi BIAB users! I have recorded dozens of my own songs in BIAB. I love it, I update every year bla bla bla. I am looking for people (specifically male vocalists but a few females too) to sing some of my songs. I am a female singer and would be glad to sing some of your songs in return. 50% of my songs that I've written could or should be sung by a male vocalist. I'm thinking it would work like this: I'd send you a version of me singing the song for you to learn. If you are a BIAB user I shou
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Jump to new posts band in a box en realband gebruiker omgeving westland by piet mantel @ 01/19/18 08:30 AM

ik zoek hij of zij om band in a box en realband door te spitten, gebruik 2018 ik ben zelf zanger
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Jump to new posts Do we know which booth PG Music has at CES? by Don Gaynor @ 01/18/18 12:45 PM

I am directing people to stop by and say hi to PG folks but I don't know where they will be.
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Jump to new posts The Band-in-a-Box® 2018 49-PAK with 40 Unreleased RealTracks! by Callie - PG Music @ 01/17/18 12:38 PM

Our Band-in-a-Box® 2018 49-PAK is still available, and includes 40 UNRELEASED RealTracks, Video RealTracks Set 1: Pop Ballad Band, Video RealTracks Set 2: Country TrainBeat Band, 32 MIDI SuperTracks, 108 Instrumental Studies, Artist Performance Set 8: Traditional Songs Sung by Béatrix Méthé, 40 AmpliTube Presets & 37 Associated Styles, and 52 Loops! Add this to your Band-in-a-Box® Pro, MegaPAK, or PlusPAK purchase for just $49! Purchasing an UltraPAK or Audiophile Edition? As of January 1
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Jump to new posts The Late Doc Watson teaches "Windy & Warm" by Don Gaynor @ 01/16/18 03:45 PM

https://youtu.be/I_cDGIA_aCc
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Jump to new posts Band-in-a-Box 2018 Build 509 Update (Jan 15) by Andrew - PG Music @ 01/15/18 06:39 PM

An update is available for Band-in-a-Box® Version 2018 Download the Band-in-a-Box 2018 Build 509 update (120 MB) This is a cumulative update patch, which works from any 2018 build. Summary of changes for Build 509 since 508 (Jan 15 2018): -------------------------- Fixed: The Practice Window songs would not load with error "This directory does not exist...".Fixed: Choosing a drum kit file in the MIDI/Audio Driver Setup dialog would fail with error "Unable to install patch/drum map for...".
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This one is for all the fans that discovered and explored PG Music back in the day. Like when they had mind-numbingly stunning MDI tracks where you could input a few bytes of data and have it spit out complex arrangements sounding like Pachelbel on acid conducting through the sound-card of a cheap 80s era arcade console. But I digress.... Years ago, I started putting educational materials together to teach guitar in conjunction with face-to-face lessons. The materials contained backing tracks
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Jump to new posts real drum roulement non désiré by monsieur patate @ 01/15/18 08:39 AM

Y'a t'il moyen d’empêcher le drum de faire un roulement aux endroits non désiré? Je m'explique je place un drum très simple sur un morceaux. je met en bleu les endroit (mesure) ou je veux un roulement la mesure avant et il me met un roulement en plein milieu d'un patern la ou il ne devrai pas y en avoir et ce juste une fois ou deux dans tou mon morceaux.
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Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows Features a Cleaned-up BB Folder

If you've used previous versions of Band-in-a-Box®, you may have noticed a lot of different files and folders within the "BB" folder for the program - after years and years of development there are up to 10,000 files for an UltraPAK! With Version 2018, we've cleaned it up - but you're not losing anything - the cleanup normally happens automatically during installation, but you can run it manually if you'd like - just select the main menu Help | Utilities | Run Cleanup routine...

Review all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows at http://www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.new.htm

Introducing... RealTracks Artist Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson

One of our just-released RealTracks Sets features the award winning harmonica player Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson!
RealTracks Set 283: Jelly-Roll Country Harmonica

Add his harmonica playing to your Band-in-a-Box song for that soulful feel that cannot be matched!

Learn more about "Jelly Roll" Johnson and listen to demos of his RealTracks when you visit his RealTracks Artist Bio page.

Beginners Forum - Exporting from Band-in-a-Box® to a .MID File

Our Forum is amazing - an online community full of helpful program users, BETA testers, endorsers, and staff!

We include a Beginners Forum, which is a great place for Band-in-a-Box beginners to visit for discussions & resources!

This week included a very active post, Exporting from Band-in-a-Box to a .MID file. Visit this post to learn more about exporting RealTracks as .MID files, and see our friendly forum users at work!

Introducing... RealTracks Artist Colin Linden!

Have you heard the newest Guitar RealTracks from Colin Linden? You can find his RealTracks with:
RealTracks Set 279: Americana: Slow Groovin' 12-8 & 16ths
RealTracks Set 280: Americana: Gritty Blues & Rockabilly Swing
RealTracks Set 287: Pop Songwriter: Acoustic Guitar
RealTracks Set 299: Rootsy Blues Guitar & Piano

Learn more about Colin and listen to demos of his RealTracks when you visit his RealTracks Artist Bio.

The Band-in-a-Box® 2018 49-PAK with 40 Unreleased RealTracks!

Our Band-in-a-Box® 2018 49-PAK is still available, and includes 40 UNRELEASED RealTracks, Video RealTracks Set 1: Pop Ballad Band, Video RealTracks Set 2: Country TrainBeat Band, 32 MIDI SuperTracks, 108 Instrumental Studies, Artist Performance Set 8: Traditional Songs Sung by Béatrix Méthé, 40 AmpliTube Presets & 37 Associated Styles, and 52 Loops!

Add this to your Band-in-a-Box® Pro, MegaPAK, or PlusPAK purchase for just $49! Purchasing an UltraPAK or Audiophile Edition? As of January 16th, the 49-PAK is included in your purchase (uncompressed RealTracks files for the Audiophile too)!

Learn more about the 49-PAK and listen to demos at http://www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.49pak.htm

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 For Windows Build 509 Update Available!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows customers can download this free patch update at http://www.pgmusic.com/support_windowsupdates.htm#509

Summary of changes:
Added: The drop station has MP3 and WMAL (lossless WMA) quadrants added.
Fixed: "Drag Audio as MP3" setting in the Plugin settings did not work when dragging a file to Windows Explorer.
Fixed: "Pause Play until MIDI or key received" setting did not work if using WAS audio drivers.
Fixed: Band-in-a-Box Server was unable to communicate with BB2018.
Fixed: Choosing a drum kit file in the MIDI/Audio Driver Setup dialog would fail with error "Unable to install patch/drum map for...".
Fixed: Disabling "Include 2 bar lead-in" setting in the Render Song to Audio File dialog would cause videos to be out of sync.
Fixed: It was not possible to type the # sharp character into the chord sheet if using a French keyboard.
Fixed: Some Amplitube TGS files and styles were missing in certain installations.
Fixed: Song would stop playing at bar 8 after rendering to an audio file.
Fixed: The Practice Window songs would not load with error "This directory does not exist...".
Fixed: The Tip of the Day dialog was not displaying any tips.
Fixed: The Tuner, MIDI Monitor, and Drum Kit window were always displaying in English instead of the user's language.

Today is the LAST DAY of our Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows Special!

Our Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows special ends at 11:59 PST TONIGHT!
It's your last chance to order with some amazing upgrade pricing, Bonus PAKs, discounted Xtra Styles PAKs, and Video RealTracks bundles!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows purchase options: http://www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.packages.htm

Bonus PAKs information: http://www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.bonuspaks_2018.htm

Video RealTracks offers: http://www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.videorealtracks.htm

Xtra Styles PAKs special pricing: http://www.pgmusic.com/xtrastyles.php?os=win

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