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#447160 - 12/25/17 09:16 AM [My Favorite Things] BBox just saved my Christmas!
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After a "series of unfortunate events" this month (a kitchen fire and burglary among the 'highlights'), I was facing a rather lacklustre prospects on the xmas presents front this year smirk

- Band-in-a-Box to the rescue!! laugh

This nifty device "assisted" me in whipping out enough material for a brand new cd for everyone, in less than two days - Problem solved! cool
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#447188 - 12/25/17 11:17 AM [My Favorite Things] Re: BBox just saved my Christmas! [Re: Icelander]
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Merry Christmas Eddie!

A CD worth of audio material in two days. Hopefully you'll post some of the songs for us to listen to.

I hope 2018 will bring you less drama and excitement.

Now, enjoy Jolabokaflod.
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#447370 - 12/26/17 04:50 PM [My Favorite Things] Re: BBox just saved my Christmas! [Re: Jim Fogle]
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Originally Posted By: Jim Fogle
A CD worth of audio material in two days.
Ehrm, well... ok, reading back what I wrote I can see how you would come to that conclusion, but in truth it wasn't quite that impressive. What I meant to convey was that BBx helped me get "enough" material, as in added to pre-existing work. Sorry to burst that bubble for ya smirk

I shall nonetheless be submitting the new songs on here in near future, of course. Stay tuned - and happy holidays to you all cool
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#447380 - 12/26/17 06:37 PM [My Favorite Things] Re: BBox just saved my Christmas! [Re: Icelander]
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May your 2018 be a little less stressful and trouble free than 2017.
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#447387 - 12/26/17 07:48 PM [My Favorite Things] Re: BBox just saved my Christmas! [Re: Icelander]
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No need to iterate that one, my friend, but I appreciate the sentiment smile
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#447776 - 12/29/17 12:55 AM [My Favorite Things] Re: BBox just saved my Christmas! [Re: Icelander]
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To reiterate on Jim's comment, I would also like to share the sentiment: "I hope 2018 will bring you less drama and excitement."
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#447846 - 12/29/17 09:35 AM [My Favorite Things] Re: BBox just saved my Christmas! [Re: Icelander]
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Well, I'm fine with excitement grin
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#448687 - 01/02/18 05:18 PM [My Favorite Things] Re: BBox just saved my Christmas! [Re: Icelander]
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Icelander, sorry to hear you've been through the wars and that Xmas was nearly ruined.
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#448833 - 01/03/18 10:18 AM [My Favorite Things] Re: BBox just saved my Christmas! [Re: Icelander]
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You know, that honestly wasn't supposed to be the focal point to my post here crazy
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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!

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Polish New Features Video for Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows

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You can also listen to demos of RealTracks Set 278: Shiny Vocal Oohs & Aahs here.

This RealTracks Set is available for just $29, and is also included in RealPAK 14: Country, and the Band-in-a-Box® UltraPAK, Audiophile, or 2018 PlusPAK Upgrade.

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With the recent Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Mac release, we also released Video RealTracks Sets!

Video RealTracks allow you to see the RealTracks artist playing that track - you can use them just like any other RealTrack, and you can generate a video which will display the musician playing your song exactly as you hear it. You can also include a chord sheet or notation in the video.

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Since the release Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Mac, we've received some great feedback!

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"A musician must have."
"Lovin' the new RealTracks!!!"
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