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#364322 - 09/07/16 10:20 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube
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I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube.

Use this forum to see, hear and help to publicize how Band-in-a-Box is used on YouTube and other sites.
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#364473 - 09/08/16 09:38 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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What about our own Youtube channels, are those eligible when they contain our own BBox creations?
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#364491 - 09/08/16 12:11 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Icelander]
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Originally Posted By: Icelander
What about our own Youtube channels, are those eligible when they contain our own BBox creations?


Great question Icelander! Yes, please feel free to post a link to a specific video you yourself have done using Band-in-a-Box in some way!
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#364493 - 09/08/16 12:26 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Alyssa - PG Music
Originally Posted By: Icelander
What about our own Youtube channels, are those eligible when they contain our own BBox creations?

Great question Icelander! Yes, please feel free to post a link to a specific video you yourself have done using Band-in-a-Box in some way!

It's so good to hear that. To be honest I was initially concerned that this would just serve as another "let's pat ourselves on the back and get lots of praising we can use for free to promote BBox, yayh!" forum (See that 'other' recent forum you created, which has already backfired).
But with this angle added to the mix, at least this one may potentially also serve to promote our own stuff or other musicians along the way cool


Edited by Icelander (09/08/16 12:30 PM)
Edit Reason: Further details
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#364505 - 09/08/16 01:36 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Andrew - PG Music
I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube.

Use this forum to see, hear and help to publicize how Band-in-a-Box is used on YouTube and other sites.


What about this one - "Concept Video?
Is that too far outside the square?
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#364537 - 09/08/16 05:47 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: VideoTrack]
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In that case. These are some early backing tracks that I recorded with live vocals and guitar. (1st or 2nd take). I gradually change the backing tracks and external effects. Recently, I've been reprogramming my Nova Guitar effects. On my 'to do' list is some work on the VoiceLive 2 vocal effects.

Stand By Me
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDDN-QMeKPs&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2&index=13
Kansas City
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQbHdSc5Xng&index=1&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2
Train I Ride
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKme6cSVN90&index=10&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2
Stormy Monday
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jO_7UHxVdJY&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2&index=2
Knocking on Heaven's Door
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lt0VBBVHvQ&index=3&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2
Sweet Home Chicago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xE_HUcMlaKk&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2&index=4
Johnny Be Goode
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wj1s4cBJWpY&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2&index=5
The House is Rockin'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU0_41cvpss&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2&index=6
She was Just Seventeen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR9pggEuEyo&index=8&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2
The House of the Rising Sun
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4orfIBZIEo&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2&index=11
She Don't Love Me but She Loves my Automobile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xyK4eVo5rQ&index=9&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2
The Sky is Crying
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb67E11VGZA&list=PL4CdSablQ7khhVij4O8w4-61K_iwllag2&index=12

I put them up on YouTube so I am able to look at them from anywhere for my personal education and to see if I'm improving as a performer grin I'm mainly interested in my singing. I might record some recent ones to compare. eek


Edited by lambada (09/08/16 06:00 PM)
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#364538 - 09/08/16 05:49 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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Yes, tanks for posting. Btw, We'd prefer different threads for each different YouTube site.
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#365333 - 09/13/16 05:21 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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Right, I'm going to resist the temptation of 'tooting my own horn' for at least this first tip (my YT channel is in my sig anyway) and instead point your attention to Maurizio's aptly named "Virtual Band" channel that I subscribed to: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdG-u1WGSAVUdl34PUwNdVw
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#365335 - 09/13/16 05:25 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: lambada]
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Originally Posted By: lambada
In that case. These are some early backing tracks that I recorded with live vocals and guitar.
I'm going through this playlist right now and just had to come here to tell you - Your "Stormy Monday" is just the COOLEST thing I've heard!!
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#365346 - 09/13/16 06:27 PM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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And then there's this massive monster of a channel, by someone all the way from Australia (not really sure why that bit impressed me but it did), who uses BBox extensively, with some videos going up to 3 whole hours: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm9GAPznIYJ6cmMWbY48NIA
Granted, to those of us on here that listen a lot to the songs & demos that come with the program, a few of the songs (mainly chord progressions) may perhaps sound somewhat 'familiar'. But seeing as this guy is giving a junk of his income from his albums to charity, I for my part am quite willing to let such minor niggles slide smile
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#365410 - 09/14/16 07:56 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: VideoTrack]
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
What about this one - "Concept Video?
Is that too far outside the square?


Hi VideoTrack,

This video would be best posted on a WishList forum as it's showing what you'd like Band-in-a-Box to be, not how you or others use Band-in-a-Box currently. Very cool concepts!
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#365416 - 09/14/16 08:19 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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Some user made this highly successful (judging by the comments) "How to" video about Band-in-a-Box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zQrdiWvq1A
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#365423 - 09/14/16 08:35 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Alyssa - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Alyssa - PG Music
Originally Posted By: VideoTrack

Hi VideoTrack,

This video would be best posted on a WishList forum
He already did. This posting it here, I'm sure, was just a clever way of making sure you noticed it! wink
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#366265 - 09/20/16 05:24 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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Can I post cover songs I performed using backing tracks I've created with Band in a Box? I don't write a lot of original songs, but create a lot of tracks for covers I do with steel pan.
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#366308 - 09/20/16 08:57 AM [I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube] Re: New Forum - Just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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To clarify the types of posts for this forum....

*** Anything *** can be posted that is on youtube, and has some connection to Band-in-a-Box. The key word here is anything. So you don't need pre-approval.
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