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#455819 - 02/05/18 12:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: MarioD]
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Thanks Mario.

Fantastic comments.
Made my morning.
Now I better go and do some jobs.

Cheers.
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#456052 - 02/06/18 03:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: RichMac]
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Artfully evokes a familiar melancholy mood. Well written and performed with some jewels lines.

Much enjoyed!

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#456116 - 02/06/18 10:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: rsdean]
RichMac Offline
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Loc: New Zealand
Hi Bob.

Sorry Iv'e got out of step up my replies.
Had a difficult week.
Thanks for your encouraging comments.
I'm slowly getting more confident with the productions.

Cheers.
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#456117 - 02/06/18 10:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Loc: New Zealand
Hi Deryk,

I'm glad you like the lyrics.
It's a bit special when staff comment.
You must see & hear so many songs.
Glad you feel it's sincere also.
It is about real feelings.

Cheers.
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#456118 - 02/06/18 10:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: David Snyder]
RichMac Offline
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Registered: 05/23/10
Posts: 1533
Loc: New Zealand
Hi David dude.

Hope you don't feel this way too often.

Cheers.
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#456119 - 02/06/18 11:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: animarorecords]
RichMac Offline
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Loc: New Zealand
Thanks for your comments Shigeki.

My chord progressions had been getting a bit confusing so I decided to try something
more regular. I'm glad you like it.

Cheers.
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#456120 - 02/06/18 11:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: RnAM]
RichMac Offline
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Loc: New Zealand
R&AM.

Hi Rob I'm still chuckling over being called subtle
and the song was pretty bare without the fiddle.
Thank you for such lovely comments.

Cheers.
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#456121 - 02/06/18 11:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Registered: 05/23/10
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Loc: New Zealand
Hi Janice and Bud,

Your generous comments mean a lot to me as you are both soooo good with your productions.

Cheers.
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#456122 - 02/06/18 11:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: gruverider]
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Loc: New Zealand
Hi Lawrence,

Thank you for the artfully. Love it.
Seriously. Yes it's a funny mood I suspect catches most of us occasionally.
Hope it's not too familiar to you.

Cheers.
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#456126 - 02/06/18 11:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: RichMac]
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Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 12605
Loc: Australia
Hi Richard,

I listened to this a little while ago but I've just discovered that I didn't leave a comment.

I enjoyed listening. You are developing quite a flair for lyrics and songwriting in general. Like floyd, the line "There's a ghost walking on my grave I'm not even in it" stood out for me. Nice!

I always enjoy what you bring to the forum. It's always different and always rings with sincerity and honesty.

It's great having you around more regularly again.

All the best,
Noel
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#456346 - 02/07/18 06:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: Noel96]
RichMac Offline
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Registered: 05/23/10
Posts: 1533
Loc: New Zealand
Hi Noel,

You are most generous with your comments.
I remember you running a songwriting exercise which helped greatly to get me started.
Thank you.
Have discovered that songs are not really stories. More impressions and hints.
Like poetry I suppose and I have always dabbled with doggerel.
Have still got about 50 songs from old fawms and a 50/90 to finish/rewrite.
Don't like abandoning anything completely.
So will definitely see you around.

PS - Please don't feel obliged to leave comments.
There's too much happening here these days to check out everything.

Cheers.


Edited by RichMac (02/07/18 06:09 PM)
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#456400 - 02/08/18 05:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: RichMac]
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Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 2597
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Richard, These are some fine lyrics. Definitely among your best writes. The arrangement supports the feeling perfectly. Nicely done, Tom

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#456498 - 02/08/18 02:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: tommyad]
RichMac Offline
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Registered: 05/23/10
Posts: 1533
Loc: New Zealand
Hi Tom

Thanks for your very supportive comments.
It's harder to write about more personal feelings but I guess many people feel similarly.
I have certainly had a good run with this song and I'm glad you like it.

Cheers.
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#456507 - 02/08/18 03:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: RichMac]
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Registered: 01/28/12
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Loc: Murgon Queensland Australia
Great song great lyric well performed.
Enjoyed the story line. Well done Rich. Rob

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#457249 - 02/12/18 10:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: Something's Wrong [Re: Rob4580]
RichMac Offline
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Registered: 05/23/10
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Loc: New Zealand
Hi Rob.

Glad you enjoyed it.
Thanks for the support.

Cheers.
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PG Music News
#TechTipTuesday - Band-in-a-Box® Patch Updates

If you're ever experiencing an issue with your Band-in-a-Box program, make sure you have the most recent patch update for your version - this can be done at http://www.pgmusic.com/support.updates.win.htm.

Patch updates are released frequently, and are created by our development team to fix any reported bugs, tweak existing features within the program, update demos and other files as needed, and more!

To find out which version of the program you have, visit Help | About Band-in-a-Box within the program. You will see the full version number listing as:
Band-in-a-Box® for Windows
Version 2018 (512)

The number in parentheses is the build number. As you can see, my Band-in-a-Box is up to date and will continue to stay that way because I've selected "Automatically check for updates every 7 days" within the Help | Check for Updates.... option (you can set the number of days to a different number). This window will also look to see if you're version is up to date, so you don't technically have to visit http://www.pgmusic.com/support.updates.win.htm if you didn't want to!

Once you've installed your patch update (make sure the program is closed when you're doing this), give it another try - if you are still experiencing the same issue you can report it by contacting us directly, or you can post your result to the Forum thread that also announces the patch update, like our recent Band-in-a-Box 2018 Build 512 Update (Feb 15) post.

YouTube Find - How To Play SLOW A7 BLUES Guitar Solo With 4 NOTES

Check out one of EricBlackmonGuitar's latest videos, How To Play SLOW A7 BLUES Guitar Solo With 4 NOTES and you'll hear a great Band-in-a-Box backing track!

http://www.pgmusic.com/?vid=blJPIX-9YbE

...and you'll also learn how to play blues with just a few notes!

A Little Bit Of Me Music Video!

A great music video created by forum user Floyd Jane! https://youtu.be/qPrejgnwb4M?t=3600

This song was featured in a detailed "The Birth of a Song" video created by Floyd Jane - watch the complete video here:
http://www.pgmusic.com/?vid=qPrejgnwb4M

RealBand 2018 Build 5 Update Available!

RealBand 2018 customers can download the latest free patch update here: http://www.pgmusic.com/support.realband.htm#2018_5

Summary of Changes for Build 5
Added: When generating the input file for saving as an MGU/SGU SongMode128= is saved to the input file.
Added: Localization support for 2018.
Added: flyby hints to new dialogs.
Fixed: Save As with a filename greater than 128 chars could cause an error 123 plus access violation.
Fixed: Rebooting RealBand after a filename with 128 chars was saved could cause an access violation.
Fixed: Pressing the Change button in the Event List Window could result in an access violation if an event was not a Note event.
Fixed: When running in Win 10, and using BBW or PT to generate audio harmonies, an error would occur saying that you need BB 2011 or PT 12 to generate audio harmonies.
Fixed: Midi Thru Method was not being saved to the .INI file. It always reverting to Track-Specific when booting up RealBand, even if the user manually changed the setting to Global in the Midi Thru Settings dialog.
Fixed: Delete All Notes on This Peg menu item in notation window right-click menu was missing.
Fixed: Potential crash on exit (having to do with the DLL attempting to free up a dynamic array that was passed to it).

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 Build 512 Update Available!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows customers can download the latest free patch update here: www.pgmusic.com/support_windowsupdates.htm#512

Summary of changes for Build 512 since 510 (Feb 15 2018):
Fixed: "Load SoundTrack Song" and "Load song with RealDrums Audio" buttons in the Sound Track dialog were not working.
Fixed: After returning Band-in-a-Box to factory settings the File Open dialog would default to the bb\Data\Lib directory.
Fixed: Choosing a custom chord sheet font would ignore any color choice made in the font selection dialog.
Fixed: Drum names were sometimes truncated in the RealDrums MultiDrums and Quicklist dialogs.
Fixed: Exporting a MIDI file might cause the error, "MIDIConv.exe no found".
Fixed: Mixer changes were not undoable, and would not cause user to be prompted to save their song when exiting.
Fixed: Static in RT2438 and other various RealTracks fixes.
Fixed: StylePicker database various updates. Some styles were displaying the wrong feel (swing/even) in notation. A few styles incorrectly showed missing Drums.
Fixed: The audio latency setting would increase every time leaving the Windows Audio Devices dialog.
Fixed: The Download Manager folder name defaulted to 2016 instead of 2018.
Updated: Help file.

PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is Here!

PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is here! PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 includes many new features and enhancements:

Windows Audio (WASAPI) driver support. This allows for low latency audio recording/playback without requiring ASIO. Note that this supports 1 stereo input plus 1 stereo output at a time. For multiple inputs/outputs, you should continue to use either MME or ASIO.

ABC Notation format support. You can save a track of notation in a popular ASCII text format to import into other programs, or you can paste this format into a user forum as a way of sending the track (usually the melody and chord symbols) to other users without having to attach a file.

The built-in Audio Chord Wizard detection in the Chords window automatically detects the chords of the song, based on the audio data from all non-muted audio tracks. This works similar to the standalone Audio Chord Wizard, except that it uses the current bar lines of the existing song.

Notation Enhancements:
-X/8 time signature support. This is a special method of displaying 6/8, 9/8, or 12/8 time signatures in the Notation window.
-The Duplicate previous chord in notation right-click menu lets you quickly duplicate the previous chord (group of notes on same peg) without having to reenter it.
-Delete highlighted notes in notation right-click menu lets you delete all highlighted notes.
-Delete all notes on this peg in notation right-click menu lets you delete all notes on the nearest peg that was clicked on.
-You can now enter Section Numbers. Previously, you could enter letters (A-Z) only, but now you can also enter numbers (1-9).

...a full list of the new features in PowerTracks Pro Audio 2018 is available at http://www.pgmusic.com/powertracks.features.htm

http://www.pgmusic.com/powertracks.htm

#TBT - The Beginning of Xtra Styles PAKs for Band-in-a-Box®

We released the much-loved Xtra Styles PAKs in August 2016! This release included 164 RealStyles for Jazz, Country, Rock-Pop, and Singer/Songwriter and worked with any Band-in-a-Box® 2016 or higher UltraPlusPAK, EverythingPAK, or Audiophile Edition!

Xtra Styles PAKs were such a hit... we couldn't stop making them! Since their introduction, we've released 3 more PAKs with a total of over 600 Xtra Styles in all!

Want to hear what other program users are doing with their Xtra Styles? Visit our Xtra STyles Contests forum to hear all the songs submitted during previous song contest we've had: http://www.pgmusic.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=postlist&Board=102&page=1

Learn more about Xtra Styles PAKs and listen to their demos at http://www.pgmusic.com/xtrastyles.php?os=win.

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