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#441782 - 11/30/17 05:39 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Demos of Xtra Styles PAK 4
Andrew - PG Music Offline
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Xtra Styles PAK 4 brings you 160 more fully-mixed RealStyles to help you learn, teach, write, and produce!

Available for both Mac and Windows.

Windows users: More info here

Mac users: More info & Demos here

Here are some demos:

--Country--

http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_ABANDND.wma [Abandoned Fingerstyle Waltz Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BANISHD.wma [Banished Multi-Drums Slow Ctry]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BARBORO.wma [Barboro Memphis Jive with Organ]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BLOSSOM.wma [Blossom Soulful Country Waltz]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BOBTAIL.wma [Bobtail Bluegrass Banjo Country]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BREAKER.wma [Breaker Fast Surf Boogie w Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BULLET.wma [Bullet Modern Train Country Rock]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BURROW.wma [Burrow Lite Southern Rock Rhythm]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BUSHLND.wma [Bushland Nylon Rockabilly Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_CANTER.wma [Canter Boom-Chicka Western Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_DAY2DAY.wma [Day 2 Day Simple Boom Chk Cntry]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_EMPTY.wma [Empty Country Rock Banjo Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_EVEREST.wma [Everest 4x4 Mod Country Busy PS]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_FRET12.wma [Fret 12 Ctry Fingerstyle w Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_FUNTROK.wma [Funtrok Country Funk w Rock Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_FUNTRY.wma [Funtry Wah-wah Country Funk]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_GALLIUM.wma [Gallium Hard Rock Country Boogie]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_GLIMMER.wma [Glimmering Bright Country Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_GRACEFL.wma [Graceful Light Nylon Country Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_HAUNTED.wma [Haunted Boom Chicka Country]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_HISTRNG.wma [High String Country Fingerstyle]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_INTER55.wma [Interstate 55 Memphis Jive Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_JANGLY.wma [Jangly Modern Jangle Pop Country]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_JUAREZ.wma [Juarez Tex Mex Country Boogie]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_LNGHAUL.wma [Long Haul Dreamy Train Country]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MADDOG.wma [Mad Dog Organ Western Blues]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_NOGALES.wma [Nogales Tex Mex Boogie Simple]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_OPRYBLU.wma [Opry Pedal Steel Country Blues]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_PHANTOM.wma [Phantom Boom Chk Bluegrass Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_PINACLE.wma [Pinnacle 4x4 Modern Country Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_PRONTO.wma [Pronto Modern Train Country Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_QUARRY.wma [Quarry Lite South Rock w Fiddle]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_REJOICE.wma [Rejoice Praise Brk Train Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SADDLE.wma [Saddle Boom Chicka Western]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SHODOWN.wma [Showdown Baritone Praise Country]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SMELTED.wma [Smelted Hard Rock Boogie w Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SUNBEAM.wma [Sunbeam Praise Brk Train Country]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SURFWAX.wma [Surf Wax Fast Country Boogie]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_THEWILD.wma [The Wild Slow Rockabilly Country]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_TRAVERS.wma [Traverse Nylon Gypsy Boogie]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_TROTTER.wma [Trotter Piano Gypsy Boogie]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_WEATHRD.wma [Weathered Fingerstyle Ctry Waltz]

--Jazz--

http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BEQUICK.wma [Be Quick Bebop Horns with Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BLANKET.wma [Blanket Light Bossa Pop w Guitar]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BRONZE.wma [Bronze Acoustic Guitar R 'n' B]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_CITYVUE.wma [City Vue Rockabilly Jazz w Horns]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_COMFORT.wma [Comfort Lite Bossa Pop w Strings]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_DEJECTD.wma [Dejected Orchestral Jazz Stride]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_DEVILED.wma [Deviled Eggs Smooth Bebop Rhythm]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_DIVERSO.wma [Diverso Eclectic Latin Jazz Walz]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_ENIGMA.wma [Enigma New Age Soul w Sax Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_FERVOR.wma [Fervor Smooth Jazz Bolero]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_HI_TIDE.wma [High Tide Low-Key Smooth Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_HIHEELS.wma [High Heel Modern Accordion Tango]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_LEANDRO.wma [Leandro Soulful Jazz Funk w Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_LOOKOUT.wma [Lookout Rockabilly Jazz Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_LOSTSUN.wma [Lost Sun New Age Jazz Soul]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_LOWTIDE.wma [Low Tide Sax Solo Smooth Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MIDWAY.wma [Midway Jazz Stride Pop Shuffle]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MODERNE.wma [Dixieland Moderne Quintet]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MODISH.wma [Modish Dixieland w Guitar Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_OAKLAND.wma [Oakland Soulful Jazz Funk Rhythm]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_OLDBOP.wma [Old Bop Bebop with Gypsy Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_OVER_EZ.wma [Over EZ Double-Time Smooth Bebop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_OVERT.wma [Overt Gypsy Jive w Smooth Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_PERSIST.wma [Persist 2-Horn Pop Jazz Shuffle]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_PHANTSM.wma [Phantasm Smooth Ballad w Horns]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_PHOSPHR.wma [Phosphor Modern R 'n' B Gtr Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_PINEAPL.wma [Pineapple Hawaiian Jazz Waltz]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MULLOVR.wma [Mull Over Modern Simple Jazz Bal]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_RANGER.wma [Ranger Western Crooner w Horns]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_REDRESS.wma [Red Dress Tango Chillout Beat]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_RESOLUT.wma [Resolute Jazz Shuffle w Sax Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_ROCKET.wma [Rocket Bebop with Simple Horns]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SACUDIR.wma [Sacudir Aguinaldo Bossa Fusion]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SNIVELS.wma [Snivels Wah-Wah Jazz Shuffle]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_STDENIS.wma [St Denis Bebop and Gypsy Rhythm]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SURREAL.wma [Surreal Bossa with New Age Piano]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_TINELY.wma [Tinely Jazz Swing with EP Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_TRIPOLI.wma [Tripoli Triple-Time Slow Crooner]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_UNREAL.wma [Unreal New Age Bossa with Horns]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_VANGARD.wma [Vanguard New Age Jazz Funk]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_WARTIME.wma [War Time Gypsy Accordion Jive]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_WINDWRD.wma [Windward Jazz with Soprano Sax]

--Rock-Pop--

http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_AFLAME.wma [Aflame Latin Nylon Guit Hip Hop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_AGENTS.wma [Agents '60s-Style Alt Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BASSROK.wma [Bass Hard Rock with Organ]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BELBOTM.wma [Bell Bottoms Synth Disco]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BLINGIN.wma [Blingin' Synthesizer Funk Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BLUFIRE.wma [Blue Fire Chillout Pop Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BLURRY.wma [Blurry Funky Synth Alt Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BRUTAL.wma [Brutal Sync Hard Rock Groove]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_CALCUL8.wma [Calculate Elec Piano Vapor Trap]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_CANDLE.wma [Candle Slow Dramatic Cloud Rap]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_COMETS.wma [Comets Atmosphere Hip Hop Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_DIMDAY.wma [Dimday Reflective Pop Pulse]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_EKOPARK.wma [Echo Park Funky Rap w Congas]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_EMOTING.wma [Emoting Minimal Neo Soul]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_ENAMOR.wma [Enamor Shining House Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_FAUXHWK.wma [Fauxhawk Fast Pop Punk Rhythm]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_FRISCO.wma [Frisco San Francisco Funk Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_FUZZY.wma [Fuzzy Even-8ths Pop Rock]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_GLAMOUR.wma [Glamour Retro Funk Rock]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_HEVY4X4.wma [Heavy 4x4 Beat Dreamy Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_INHUMAN.wma [Inhuman Dubstep Alternative Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_INSPIR2.wma [Inspire Indie Pop 2 - Lively]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_IVORIES.wma [Ivories Hard Rock with Piano]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_KINGSTN.wma [Kingston Cloud Rap Reggae]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_LAKEFOG.wma [Lake Fog 4x4 Newgrass w Strings]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_LUNAR.wma [Lunar Acoustic Guitar R 'n' B]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MANIACL.wma [Maniacal Funky Alt Hip Hop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MASSIVE.wma [Massive Bass Syncopated Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MAUDLIN.wma [Maudlin Slow Modern Rock Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MIMOSA.wma [Mimosa Classic Rock w Sax Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MOSHPIT.wma [Mosh Pit Fast Pop Punk with Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_NEOFOLK.wma [Banjo and Synthesizer Neofolk]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_NOISY.wma [Noisy Arp Synth Industrial Rock]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_OLDTOWN.wma [Old Town Quarter-kick Folk]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_OPENAIR.wma [Open Air Hard Rock Boogie]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_POMPOMS.wma [Pompoms Exuberant Dance Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_RETREAT.wma [Retreat Piano n Strings Alt Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_REWOUND.wma [Rewound Slow 12-8 Pop Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_ROWDIER.wma [Rowdier Fast-Swing Hard Rock]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SLAMMIN.wma [Slammin' Powerful Dance Rock]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_TRAIPSE.wma [Traipse Synth and Piano Brit Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_WEEPING.wma [Weeping 12-8 Sax Solo Pop Ballad]



--Folk and Beyond--


http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_COOKING.wma [Cooking Bluegrass w/Solo Medley]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_REVIVE.wma [Revive Heavy Folk Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_JOYFUL.wma [Joyful Folk Waltz w/Resonator]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BESTILL.wma [Be Still Slow and Dreamy Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_PLUCKED.wma [Plucked Swung Banjo Folk]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_CLOUDED.wma [Clouded Songwriter Folk]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_CHEERED.wma [Cheered 12-8 Mandolin Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_GATHER.wma [Gather 'Round Folky Train Beat]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_CRUSADE.wma [Crusade Old World Waltz w/Fiddle]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SOBBING.wma [Sobbing Cello and Nylon Guitar]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_RELIEF.wma [Relief Folky Guitars w/Resonator]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_OAHU.wma [Oahu Tropical Folk Swing]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_WAIKIKI.wma [Waikiki Tropical Slow Folk Swing]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_GENTLE.wma [Gentle Even Acoustic Pop w/Cello]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_LETGO.wma [Let Go Folky Ballad w/Harmonica]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MIDLIFE.wma [Midlife Folky Ballad w/Harmonica]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_RUNDOWN.wma [Rundown Folk Country Waltz]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_EXCITE.wma [Excite Bluegrass w/Mandolin Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_TRAMPLE.wma [Trample Dreamy Resonator Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BRUISED.wma [Bruised Mellow Alternative Folk]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MESSY.wma [Messy Bluegrass w/ Fiddle Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_REELFUN.wma [Reel Funky Celtic w/ Banjo Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SAPHIRE.wma [Sapphire Modern Res Gtr Folk Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_RUBIES.wma [Rubies Res Solo Modern Folk Pop]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_REELJOY.wma [Reel Joyful Celtic w/ Mando Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_REELPOP.wma [Reel Poppy Celtic Band]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_MEETUP.wma [Meetup Folk Ensemble]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_BLUNDER.wma [Blunder Double-Time Fast Folk]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_GNAWING.wma [Gnawing Train Beat w/Fiddle Solo]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_FLOATIN.wma [Floating Slow Dreamy Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SLOWALK.wma [Slow Walk Resonator 12-8 Ballad]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SNGBOOK.wma [Songbook Songwriter Folk Rock]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_SESAME.wma [Sesame Sync 16ths Folk Strumming]
http://demos.pgmusic.com/audio/allstyledemos2/_HUBBUB.wma [Hubbub Boom Chick with Harmonica]


Edited by Andrew - PG Music (12/01/17 09:29 AM)
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#441796 - 11/30/17 06:40 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Demos of Xtra Styles PAK 4 [Re: Andrew - PG Music]
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They require 2018 to work?
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#441831 - 12/01/17 03:56 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Demos of Xtra Styles PAK 4 [Re: Icelander]
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Yes. See note on Extra style pack 4 page.
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#442199 - 12/02/17 05:45 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Demos of Xtra Styles PAK 4 [Re: Garth Bird]
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Originally Posted By: Garth Bird
Yes. See note on Extra style pack 4 page.
Garth
Well spotted, I had not yet noticed there was an official 4 Pack page up. Cheers, mate! cool

Edit: But it turns out you are wrong, they don't require BBox 2018, they do require 2017 - a very significant difference indeed smile


Edited by Icelander (12/02/17 05:50 PM)
Edit Reason: Further details
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#442255 - 12/03/17 03:49 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Demos of Xtra Styles PAK 4 [Re: Icelander]
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Checked page again.Set 4 uses Realtracks supplied with BIAB 2018.
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Fixed: The Audio Harmony dialog was missing the new Band-in-a-Box Intelligent Mode.
Fixed: The VJT application should print out its version number in log files.

Tutorials - How to Install Your Band-in-a-Box® for Mac Hard Drive

When you have your Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Mac UltraPAK shipped to you on a portable hard drive, there are a few different options for installation. We go over these 3 options with our latest video series:

Option 1: Run Band-in-a-Box® directly from the USB drive only: click here to view.

Option 2: Install Band-in-a-Box® on your computer hard drive, but leave the RealTracks & RealDrums on the USB hard drive: click here to view.

Option 3: Install Band-in-a-Box® and the RealTracks & RealDrums on your computer hard drive: click here to view.

Check out all our Band-in-a-Box for Mac videos here.

Video - Downloading and Installing RealTracks Sets for Band-in-a-Box® for Mac

Have you purchased your Band-in-a-Box® package, and want to make sure you're downloading and installing the RealTracks Sets correctly?

Well, we've created just the tutorial video you're looking for! Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Mac® - Downloading and Installing RealTracks Sets.

Video link:
www.pgmusic.com/?vid=QndXu8H_IwM

Thoughts on Band-in-a-Box® 2017 - Mac Power Users Discussion

David Sparks and Katie Floyd discuss a variety of topics in their recent episide of Mac Power Users: https://www.relay.fm/mpu/432 - listen all the way through (and laugh along with them - it was a very entertaining episode!), or jump to 1:37:40 where David shares his thoughts on Band-in-a-Box® 2017 for Mac!

Thank you David and Katie!

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