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Post links to your original song compositions here, for others to listen to.
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Re: Praying For Rain
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Songwriting (10 viewing)
Discussions, Tips-n-Tricks, Resources and Questions about Songwriting
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Re: Holistic Songwriting composing suggestions
(Deryk - PG Music) - Today at 06:40 AM
2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed (1 viewing)
Xtra Styles song submissions from the 2016 and 2017 (July-August) contests. The contests are now closed.
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Re: Congratulations Xtra Styles Song Contest Winners!
(David Snyder) - 02/17/18 02:54 PM
Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production (14 viewing)
Discussions about methods and gear for making music.
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Re: BIAB Made It to Music Supervisor
(David Snyder) - Today at 08:58 AM
Woodshedding - Learning to Play! (4 viewing)
Musical Discussions about learning to play an instrument, helpful DVD's, teachers, theory, gear and more...
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Re: Victor Wooten: Music Theory is SIMPLE!
(dcuny) - 03/20/18 09:42 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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Guitar Riffs Solo Lesson - YouTube Find (EricBlackmonGuitar)
(Callie - PG Music) - Yesterday at 10:27 AM
Best of YouTube (2 viewing)
Videos related to music (instruction, performance, mixing tips etc.)
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Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic) (5 viewing)
General technical questions regarding computers or music equipment.
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Beginners Forum (5 viewing)
Discussions and resources for beginners to Band-in-a-Box or music tech in general
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Off-Topic (122 viewing)
This forum is for music-related discussions that aren't covered in other forums.
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Re: do punch-ins?..well then ..( careful ADULT language )
(Larry Kehl) - 15 minutes 32 seconds ago
PG Music News
Bach Chorales - Article: “Musical Perfection”: Reflecting on the Contemporary and Timeless Bach Chorales

In his recent article, "Musical Perfection": Reflecting on the Contemporary and Timeless Bach Chorales, Frank Fortunato describes our Bach Chorales software as "a fun, interactive exposure to the Bach chorales, or to introduce the chorales to students in a more interactive way...": http://www.artsandchristianfaith.org/index.php/journal/article/view/47/45

Learn more about Johann Sebastian Bach and listen to choral ensemble sing some of Bach's most enchanting compositions with our multimedia software The Bach Chorales Volume 1 & 2, which includes a detailed history of the life and times of Johann Sebastian Bach and inspiring performances of his famous Chorales! www.pgmusic.com/bachchorales.htm

"...hours of personal entertainment using resources from one of the most timeless collections in the history of music."
-Frank Fortunato, http://www.artsandchristianfaith.org

New Video - Installing Band-in-a-Box® from the Flash Drive Tutorial

When you order directly from us, there's an option to have your Band-in-a-Box® Pro, MegaPAK, or PlusPAK installation files sent to you on a flash drive (instead of DVD).
(this option appears during the check-out process)

We've created this handy tutorial video to walk you through the installation process: http://www.pgmusic.com/?vid=oxHAXxjHwiI

Guitar Riffs Solo Lesson - YouTube Find (EricBlackmonGuitar)

Check out EricBlackmonGuitar's latest video, QUIK LICKS #14 Guitar Riffs Solo Lesson EricBlackmonGuitar HQ, where he not only teached a great guitar riff, but he also repeats that lick over a Band-in-a-Box backing track... what a great way to show how Band-in-a-Box is ideal for backing tracks!

Video link: http://www.pgmusic.com/?vid=FXujDKmsKSw

Thank you Eric!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 - Cleaned-up BB folder!

It's the first day of spring today, which means it's time to start spring cleaning!

We cleaned up the BB folder with our release of Band-in-a-Box® 2018. Over the years, this folder has been growing - there were up to 10,000 files in there! We've fixed this and put the files into various folders. This is done with a cleanup routine. The cleanup normally happens automatically during installation, but you can run it manually by selecting the main menu Help | Utilities | Run Cleanup routine.

The cleanup routine does the following:
-Moves Styles files (.STY/.STX) from C:\bb to C:\bb\Styles.
-Moves Soloists files (.ST2/.XT2) from C:\bb to C:\bb\Soloists.
-Moves various Demo folders to C:\Demos.
-Moves various songs and lessons folders to C:\bb\Songs and Lessons.
-Moves various files essential for running Band-in-a-Box to C:\bb\Data and C:\bb\Data\Lib.
-Moves various preferences files to C:\bb\Preferences.
-Moves tutorial demo songs, program manuals (.pdf), and the help file (.chm) to C:\bb\Documentation.

Oliver Gannon Interview - Appointed to the Order of Canada!

Oliver Gannon (Peter Gannon's brother), was appointed to the Order of Canada in recognition for "his achievements as a musician" on December 29, 2017!

Oliver recently sat for an interview with CBC's Hot Air host Margaret Gallagher - read a summary and listen to the interview at

'I don't know ... why they chose me. But I'm very glad and I'm not giving it back'
-Oliver Gannon

To be clear, and avoid any confusion, there are two brothers: Peter Gannon is the "Band-in-a-Box" PG Music guy, and Oliver Gannon is the jazz guitarist who just won the Order of Canada.

#Monday Motivation - Free Band-in-a-Box® Hard Drive!

Want to snag yourself a free Band-in-a-Box® hard drive? Tell everyone how much you love Band-in-a-Box® with your very own Band-in-a-Box® Testimonial video!

Submit your video, and when we use it on our website (and YouTube page) we will send you a FREE Band-in-a-Box® Hard Drive!

Learn more about how to submit your video testimonial here.

Take a look at the video testimonials we've already received at www.pgmusic.com/videotestimonials.php

User Tip - Custom Drum Shots

Have you ever wanted more control of the RealDrums generated within Band-in-a-Box? (example: with the same consecutive shot/hold/push)

Forum user Pipeline shared their steps in an incredibly detailed forum post to our Tips & Tricks forum - check it out: Custom Drum Shots.

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