You need to be logged in to post on the forum
Topic Options
Index
#456621 - 02/09/18 11:03 AM [Off-Topic] Space Oddity - Starman Out For A Cruise -
Jim Fogle Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/20/11
Posts: 3446
Loc: Winston-Salem, NC USA
I understand a loop of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" played for about twelve hours before the battery drained.

I love this photo so much I've made it my desktop's background screenshot.

[img:center]https://www.dropbox.com/s/4raofh15nm2zlvg/Starman.png?dl=0[/img]

What a driving trip this will be as Starman cruises until eternity.
_________________________
Jim Fogle
2018 BiaB (512) UltraPlusPak RB 2018 (Build 5)
Sonar Home Studio - Cakewalk Music Creator 6 - Audacity
i3 laptop, 64bit Win 7, 8 GB ram, 480GB HDD
Music at: http://fogle622.wix.com/fogle622-audio-home

Top
#456637 - 02/09/18 12:18 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Space Oddity - Starman Out For A Cruise - [Re: Jim Fogle]
MarioD Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 10593
Loc: Hamlin NY
Thanx Jim. I have a NASA picture theme and this fits in perfectly!
_________________________
Yesterday I walked into a room and remembered why I was there! It was the bathroom!

64 bit Win 10 Pro - the latest BiaB and RB - Roland Octa-Capture audio interface - a ton of software and some hardware.

Top
#456761 - 02/10/18 07:21 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Space Oddity - Starman Out For A Cruise - [Re: Jim Fogle]
sslechta Online   content
Expert

Registered: 12/27/13
Posts: 1097
Loc: St. Louis, MO. USA
42 seconds in looks vaguely familiar.....



Heavy Metal - Soft Landing - 1981

One of my favorite rock movies when I was a teen.
_________________________
Steve

BIAB/RB 2018, Pro Tools 2018, Korg N5, Proteus F/X, JBL LSR 4328 Powered Monitors, AKG/Shure Mics.
PC: Win10, Dell Precision T5400, 1 TB SSD, 2 TB HD, 32 GB Memory, Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 Interface

Top
#456928 - 02/11/18 05:22 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Space Oddity - Starman Out For A Cruise - [Re: Jim Fogle]
Notes Norton Offline
Veteran

Registered: 07/06/00
Posts: 4260
Loc: Fort Pierce, Florida, U.S.A.
He'll probably eventually pass a Starbucks. But out there, it won't be a coffee shop, it will be an inter-galactic currency exchange store. wink

Notes
_________________________
Bob "Notes" Norton smile Norton Music
http://www.nortonmusic.com

100% MIDI Super-Styles recorded by live, pro, studio musicians for a live groove
& Fake Disks for MIDI and/or RealTracks

Top
#457100 - 02/11/18 06:52 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Space Oddity - Starman Out For A Cruise - [Re: sslechta]
Jim Fogle Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/20/11
Posts: 3446
Loc: Winston-Salem, NC USA
Amazing how well fantasy can emulate the look of reality, isn't it. Difficult to believe that movie scene was created more than thirty five years ago.

I didn't know the "Don't Panic" displayed on the Telsa dashboard video screen was a nod to the television show Dr. Who until I read it.

There is also a miniature laser disc that has the complete Isaac Asmov Foundation trilogy imprinted on the disc along with pictorial diagrams of how to make the laser disc playback machine.
_________________________
Jim Fogle
2018 BiaB (512) UltraPlusPak RB 2018 (Build 5)
Sonar Home Studio - Cakewalk Music Creator 6 - Audacity
i3 laptop, 64bit Win 7, 8 GB ram, 480GB HDD
Music at: http://fogle622.wix.com/fogle622-audio-home

Top
#457161 - 02/12/18 09:28 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Space Oddity - Starman Out For A Cruise - [Re: Jim Fogle]
Deryk - PG Music Offline
PG Music Staff

Registered: 02/15/17
Posts: 684
Wow - I remember watching this 10+ years ago. Definitely thinking I'll have to revisit this one soon smile
_________________________
Cheers,
Deryk

Top
#457246 - 02/12/18 10:02 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Space Oddity - Starman Out For A Cruise - [Re: Jim Fogle]
JohnJohnJohn Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 2071
Originally Posted By: Jim Fogle
I didn't know the "Don't Panic" displayed on the Telsa dashboard video screen was a nod to the television show Dr. Who until I read it.


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy



Edited by JohnJohnJohn (02/12/18 10:05 PM)

Top


PG Music News
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.

Band-in-a-Box® Customer Feedback - Feel The Love!

Check out some great feedback we've received on our Facebook account from program users:

"I have been using Band-in-a-Box for years. It is the anchor of my music gigs as well as my fun in my studio. I have used other software but Band-in-a-Box is my main go to."
-Jack T.

"Love Band-in-a-Box. As someone who played professionally for 20 years and retired from live performing years ago, I still love music. Band-in-a-Box allows me to create fun arrangements which I can sing over or play over. There are THOUSANDS of different variations plus you can enter any chords you like and create any chart. It's also great for creating background tracks for videos and audio content for websites, training etc. And like everything else in the world . . . it may not be right for everyone. For those who love music and don't have the time to shed five or six instruments it's way cool."
-Vinnie R.

"This program has completely changed my playing for the good. I can experiment with playing chords and leads over various scenarios that I can quickly create and change. Love this program. I use it nearly every day."
-Dave R.

"I bought my first version in 1994 and have progressed to 2018 version. I use it to create backing tracks for live music performance. I currently have over 2,000 songs performance ready. If you can and type, and use mouse it will work for you."
-Roger M.

"The premiere reason for me for buying this program; it has given me the freedom to fully complete the foundation for my songs without the confinement of limited minded musicians. After the song concept is complete, it can then be presented those musicians to play as a cover song. Also writing a song with a band gives them partial ownership of your idea... not cool... especially since they may have fought your idea every step of the way.. Every member of an organized band should own a copy of this program to compose or to even give legitimate composition alternatives to the original songwriter."
-Paul V.

Thanks everyone!

Support for ABC Notation Format in Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows!

ABC notation is the simple text-based notation system used by musicians worldwide to store chords, melody, and lyrics of songs. Now with Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows you can open and save songs in ABC notation format!

To save the song in ABC notation format, press the [Save As] toolbar button and choose Save as ABC notation file from the menu. Once opened, select a track that you want to save and choose your other criteria - The [Copy to clipboard] button will copy the file to the clipboard (that you can then paste it into other programs). The [Save as File] button will let you type a name and select the destination in your hard drive.

Forum Stats
27117 Members
49 Forums
50275 Topics
412589 Posts

Max Online: 2434 @ 11/14/17 12:37 AM
Newest Members
Feco, lhh169, Jaco79, MissySchmit, bnytly

27117 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Noel96 273
Matt Finley 266
MarioD 175
VideoTrack 160
Torrey Bliss 148
Al-David 146
jford 139
eddie1261 131
Janice & Bud 129
David Snyder 124
Today's Birthdays
JDLinn