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User Showcase (150 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.
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Re: Promise Of Rain
(44kfl) - Today at 07:25 PM
Songwriting (5 viewing)
Discussions, Tips-n-Tricks, Resources and Questions about Songwriting
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Xtra Styles PAK 5 Song contest - August 2018 (1 viewing)
Xtra Styles song submissions for the 2018 (August-Sept) contest
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2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed
Xtra Styles song submissions from the 2016 and 2017 (July-August) contests. The contests are now closed.
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Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production (6 viewing)
Discussions about methods and gear for making music.
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Re: What is your favorite Plug-in or VST?
(David Snyder) - Today at 06:56 PM
Woodshedding - Learning to Play! (3 viewing)
Musical Discussions about learning to play an instrument, helpful DVD's, teachers, theory, gear and more...
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Re: Help - Please - Regaining My Vocal Range
(edshaw) - Yesterday at 05:45 AM
I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube (1 viewing)
See, hear and help to publicize how Band-in-a-Box is used on YouTube and other sites.
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Re: Your first 15 minutes With biab
(Callie - PG Music) - Today at 10:10 AM
Best of YouTube (2 viewing)
Videos related to music (instruction, performance, mixing tips etc.)
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Re: Blue grass "Jump"
(HearToLearn) - Yesterday at 04:34 PM
Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic) (4 viewing)
General technical questions regarding computers or music equipment.
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Re: This is strange!!
(wish) - 17 minutes 40 seconds ago
Beginners Forum (8 viewing)
Discussions and resources for beginners to Band-in-a-Box or music tech in general
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Re: Question on updates from historical perspective
(Rustyspoon#) - Today at 07:41 PM
Off-Topic (106 viewing)
This forum is for music-related discussions that aren't covered in other forums.
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PG Music Product Forums
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Band-in-a-Box for Windows (86 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Windows version of Band-in-a-Box.
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Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh (6 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Macintosh version of Band-in-a-Box.
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Re: BIAB Windows running on Mac VMWare Fusion?
(Kent - PG Music) - Yesterday at 12:38 PM
RealBand (17 viewing)
Discussion forum for RealBand users
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Re: Buy a decent interface to replace my old POD X3
(BlueAttitude) - Today at 11:49 AM
PowerTracks Pro Audio (5 viewing)
Discussion forum for PowerTracks Pro Audio users.
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Re: Repeating drums patterns
(rharv) - 10/13/18 02:00 PM
Other PG Music Programs (2 viewing)
Discussion forum for all PG Music programs other than Band-in-a-Box, PowerTracks, and RealBand.
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User-to-User
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UserTracks (and other add-ons) (2 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 (2 viewing)
UserTracks are user-created RealTracks. Use this forum to post requests to other users for specific styles you want.
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Re: Accordion Real Tracks
(fiddler2007) - 10/11/18 12:14 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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Re: Band in a Box to Reaper: The Basics
(drutgat) - Today at 06:58 AM
My Favorite Things
Post about your Favorite Features in Band-in-a-Box and RealBand.
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Re: Music Can Be Achieved With PTSD
(sslechta) - 09/27/18 05:03 PM
PG Music Wishlists
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Band-in-a-Box Wishlist (6 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box for Windows and Macintosh
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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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Re: How about a blues category?
(DeaconBlues09) - Yesterday at 02:51 AM
RealBand Wishlist (3 viewing)
RealBand wishlist and new feature suggestions.
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PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist
Wishlist for PowerTracks Pro Audio.
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CC 87 Improvement Please
(Chris Waite) - 08/30/18 04:35 AM
Styles and RealTracks Wishlist (2 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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Re: General Blues styles please...
(Frank Alves) - Yesterday at 09:48 AM
Other Programs Wishlist
Wishlist for other PG Music programs. This includes the Pianist/Performance Series and the MasterClass Series.
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Re: Praise & Worship Forum Section
(Jim Fogle) - Yesterday at 04:51 PM
band-in-a-box.com -- International Band-in-a-Box Forums
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Deutsches Band-in-a-Box User Forum (2 viewing)
Willkommen zu Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Musiksoftware für Ihren Multimedia-Computer"
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Re: Johann Sebastian Bach
(Brille) - Yesterday at 03:34 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) - 09/07/18 01:19 PM
Forum degli utenti italiani di Band-in-a-Box
Benvenuti in Band-in-a-Box! "Software di Accompagnamento Musicale Intelligente per il tuo Computer"
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Band-in-a-Box Svenskt användarforum (2 viewing)
Välkommen till Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent Musikackompanjemangsprogram för din Multimediadator"
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Band-in-a-Box 2018 Svensk manual
(StefanJ) - 08/30/18 12:40 AM
Forum des Utilisateurs Français de Band-in-a-Box (1 viewing)
Bienvenue dans Band-in-a-Box! "Logiciel d'accompagnement musical intelligent pour ordinateur multimédia"
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Re: Tutoriel complet Band in a Box
(tuto mao guitare) - 10/03/18 10:52 PM
Foro para el usuario de Band-in-a-Box en Español (4 viewing)
Bienvenido a Band-in-a-Box! "Software Musical de Acompañamiento Inteligente para su Computadora Multimedia"
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Re: Band-in-a-Box 2018 en Español - ¡Disponible ya!
(Andreu Casado) - Yesterday at 09:26 AM
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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Manual do BB em português já disponível!
(Gabriel Prado) - 09/03/18 05:55 PM
Dansk Band-in-a-Box bruger forum
Velkommen til Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent musikakkompagnements software til din multimedie komputer"
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Re: Godt i gang med BIAB
(Will Josef) - 10/13/18 06:01 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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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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instrukcja po polsku
(wjproduction) - 07/07/18 10:20 AM
Форум пользователей Band-in-a-Box на русском языке (1 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 (2 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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Re: Amplitube のアクティベート
(neko) - 02/23/18 07:34 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
National Dictionary Day - Guitar & Piano Chord Dictionaries

Today is National Dictionary Day!

We offer 2 dictionaries for just $19 each: the Guitar Chord Dictionary & the Piano Chord Dictionary!

Each of these programs are easy to use! Simply choose a root note, select the chord you want to learn, and the Dictionary will play and display the chord!

An Essential Tool for any Musician!

User Tip - Band-in-a-Box® to Reaper: The Basics

Forum user DeaconBlues09 has created a video to demonstrate how easy the process is for them to streamline their workflow with DAWs, particularly Reaper - check it out: click here to watch.

Join the forum discussion.

Train Your Brain with Band-in-a-Box®

National Train Your Brain Day is October 13th!

Open your Band-in-a-Box® program, and you'll find the [Practice] button in the toolbar - it's a GREAT resource!
Minimized your toolbar? Head to Window | Practice Window or ALT SHIFT L to access

In this window, you'll find many options to help you practice, including Ear Training games, access to the Chord Builder and Chord Subs, some helpful tools within the Playalong Features menu, and more!

Train Your Brain with Band-in-a-Box® today!

Band-in-a-Box Patch Updates - #TechTuesday

Visit our Patches & Updates page, and you will see that with every version released, there are 2+ patch updates applied to that version.

Patch updates are important, and should definitely be installed to your BB folder. They can add new features, update the help resources of the program, fix bugs reported by users, and make your entire Band-in-a-Box experience run smoothly!

Band-in-a-Box update options can be adjusted within the program too - within Band-in-a-Box for Mac, head to Band-in-a-Box | Check for Updates | and then you can select to automatically check for updates by however many days you choose!

Xtra Styles PAK 5 Contest - Listen to All the Entries!

Our Xtra Styles PAK 5 Contest is over, and the winners have been announced - congratulations again to forum users fiddler2007, rodipoet, Will Josef, and Ezekiel's Storm!

And, a BIG thank you to everyone who entered their songs on our contest - WOW what a great list of songs! We've arranged all the song entries into one simple list, if you'd like to listen to all the entries click here.

Congratulations Xtra Styles PAK 5 Song Contest Winners!

Thank you again to everyone who submitted their songs to our Xtra Styles PAK 5 Song Contest - 59 entries in total!

As always, we were blown away with every song entered! We truly enjoy listening to what everyone comes up with using Band-in-a-Box!

Our judging team listened to all the songs, and choosing the winners wasn't easy... some of the things taken into consideration were the quality of the composition, Xtra styles used, use of program features within the song, and originality - and we're now ready to announce the winners!

The Winners are:

Country:
I Will Be Your Doggie Listen to the song here
Artist/Forum User: fiddler2007
Xtra Style used: _WILDONE
Original Forum Post

Jazz:
Wie zingt verjaagt zijn pijn (He who sings expels his pain) Listen to the song here
Artist/Forum User: rodipoet
Xtra Styles Used: _SILKY
Original Forum Post

MIDI:
Child of the 70s Listen to the song here
Artist/Forum User: Will Josef
Xtra Style Used: HORIZON
Original Forum Post

Rock-Pop:
Hide it Away Listen to the song here
Artist/Forum User: Ezekiel's Storm
Xtra Style used: _CHEATED
Original Forum Post

Congratulations everyone!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows: Making Songs

Visit Chapter 6: Making Songs in our online Band-in-a-Box 2018 for Windows User's Guide, and you'll learn (or be reminded of) all the different steps you could take for creating your own song using Band-in-a-Box®!

Learn about naming your song, choosing a key, setting the tempo, chord entry, and more! There's even information for more advanced use! Read about Song Settings (endings, tags, style variations, pushes, rests, and chord embellishments), Part Markers, Substyles, Song Form, applying Styles, using RealTrack/RealDrums, importing MIDI, and chord entry - just to name a few!

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