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Re: Let Me Go
(Janice & Bud) - 51 minutes 42 seconds ago
Songwriting
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 (2 viewing)
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 (15 viewing)
Discussions about methods and gear for making music.
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Re: Neutron Elements 29 usd limited time....!
(BlueAttitude) - 27 minutes 11 seconds ago
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: 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
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
Discussions and resources for beginners to Band-in-a-Box or music tech in general
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Re: FREE VST BANK
(jford) - Today at 11:18 AM
Off-Topic (98 viewing)
This forum is for music-related discussions that aren't covered in other forums.
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Re: Happy Birthday, Matt Finley!
(cchallum) - Today at 11:46 AM
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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