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#5927 - 05/27/08 07:45 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] RealDrumbreaks
Mike sings Offline
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In addition to Realdrums it would be nice to have drumbreaks on demand in the available styles. I know you get a drumbreak at the changing of substyles (A,B,(C,D)) but it would be nice to choose a drumbreak from a list of breaks for the given styles for a location in a song instead of letting BiaB generate one. This option could perhaps be put in the bar-options menu.
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#5928 - 05/28/08 08:10 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: RealDrumbreaks [Re: Mike sings]
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Loc: Ann Arbor, MI
I'd love this. Of course, I'd love basically a Snapshot or Construction Kit, where we could click on a bar, select an instrument, audition what's available for that bar, and choose and lock it....
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#5929 - 05/28/08 08:49 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: RealDrumbreaks [Re: filkertom]
MikeK Offline
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Registered: 10/21/07
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Loc: Buford, GA
More variety of Drumbreaks within the same style would actually be nice, too. Probably not easy to do, since we're talking audio clips?
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#5930 - 05/28/08 04:06 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: RealDrumbreaks [Re: MikeK]
jphillips Offline
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Registered: 05/28/08
Posts: 344
I agree.

It would be very helpful if BIAB would allow some sort of control over the kind of fill you will get before a part marker.

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