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July 29, 2016 August 1st is "British Columbia Day" - Limited Availability

August 1st is British Columbia Day (BC Day), and we will have limited availability that day. All departments will be closed that day except for our Customer Service (Sales) department which will be open from 8:00AM to 4:00PM PST.

Our complete contact information and hours of operation list here: www.pgmusic.com/contact.htm

Posted at 12:30 PM

July 28, 2016 Band-in-a-Box User Bill Haden Jr - Highlighted!

Band-in-a-Box User Bill Haden Jr has been featured in this online article, which highlights his performances as a one-man band!

Take a look at the article, and flip through the 4 photos included - anything look familiar?

Congratulations on your success, Bill Haden Jr!

Posted at 11:37 AM

July 28, 2016 User Showcase Song - ACQUA

Hello,

I'm here again with another one by me.
STYLE & BAND:

Style is _SOL60S2.STY (60s Soul, No Tambourine )

RealTracks in style: 1569:Bass, Electric, Soul60sA-B Ev 110
RealTracks in style: 1578:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm Soul60sA-B Ev 110
RealTracks in style: 1572:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm Soul60sHighA-B Ev 110
RealTracks in style: 1575:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm Soul60sLowA-B Ev 110
RealTracks in song: 2305:Synth, Background DanceRockTensionPad Ev 120
RealDrums in style: Soul60sEv^3-a:Snare, HiHat , b:Snare, Bass Drum, Ride


I like a lot this group of real tracks and I want to suggest you to try it.
I hope you like my song.

Sergio

Posted at 07:33 AM

July 25, 2016 BIAB Does It Again!!

I told Dr. Gannon that I thought the style; "Crooner" was the BEST music tech innovation I'd ever heard. Well, with the Django guitar solo added for this Satchmo classic, I believe my comment is really (shall we say) amplified. ENJOY, and thanks BIAB for the most innovating software in the world!

https://soundcloud.com/user-961555398/sleepytime-down-south-renderwav

Posted at 07:49 AM

July 20, 2016 User Showcase Song - It's Only Love

"Don't be afraid, it's only love". Bob Brigham sings, Jake Brigham plays the solo

****** Song Summary *************
Title: Its only Love
File:Its only Love.SGU
Key=D , Tempo 130, Length (m:s)=3:15
No intro. 103 bar chorus, from bar 1 to bar 103. Repeat x1 chorus
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _POPBRIT.STY (Brit Pop w/ 2 Guitars )

RealTracks in style: ~388:Bass, Electric, Metal Ev 120
RealTracks in song: ~1033:Guitar, 12-String Electric, Strumming Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 1850:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm PopShiningGrittyMuted Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 648:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm PopRockBritHeavy Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 1000:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm HardRockLAFuzzyHeld Ev 120
RealDrums in Song: RockSouthernEv^1-a:Snare, Open HiHat , b:Snare, Ride
*******************

Posted at 08:00 AM

July 19, 2016 User Showcase Song - Sanctuary

A while back I saw someone close, slowly come back from the brink, and found Sanctuary. So I sat down and wrote this song. It was early days with BIAB so a bit of a struggle, but it’s what I felt I needed to articulate and maybe there was a little “guidance” there.

518 Bass 365 guitar acoustic f/pick drums Nashville even 8^6 Hi Hat 362 Guitar acoustic Strumm
363 Pedal Steel background 1408 Piano synthlayer rhythm sung in C at 107 Bps

Posted at 12:21 PM

July 11, 2016 User Showcase Song - 50 Shades of Stray

This is my latest goofy song and the animation that makes it even goofier.

It's based on all the online dating horror stories I've heard from friends through the years... stories from guys who ended up with a very negative view of dating and women in general.. so the negative comments are not a reflection of my own attitudes, they're just an exaggerated version of the worst-case scenario.

There's a lot of humorous details in the text and sets, and it may take more than one time thru to catch everything.

Style is _CTRNRGS.STY (Chicken Pickin' Country w/ Guita)

RealTracks in style: ~~592:Bass, Acoustic Bluegrass Doc Ev 100
RealTracks in style: ~~598:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Bluegrass Doc Ev 100
RealTracks in style: 411:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm Train Pickin' Ev 130
RealTracks in style: 1880:Guitar, Resonator, Soloist CountryTrainRob Ev16 130
RealDrums in style: NashTrainEv16^1-a:Sticks Snare , b:Sticks Snare 16th

Posted at 10:14 AM

July 08, 2016 Band-in-a-Box® User-to-User Video Tutorials!

Along with the extensive library of Band-in-a-Box® video tutorial we share on our website and YouTube Channel, we also have some "User to User" videos created by Band-in-a-Box® users just like you! You can view these here: www.pgmusic.com/videos.user.htm

If you've created your own Band-in-a-Box® video tutorial that you'd like to see on our website, please contact our Marketing Team with the link and a request.

Posted at 09:07 AM

July 08, 2016 User Showcase Song - Cool is the Key

Just Pickin & Grinnin, love me some Biabuhfuhkayshun!

Posted at 07:37 AM

July 06, 2016 User Showcase Song - What Love Is Like

Here's my first go at using BIAB Realtracks. Happy!

BIAB:
Style is _BG_BDBS.STY
RealTracks in style: ~427:Bass, Acoustic, Bluegrass Ev 130
RealTracks in song: 590:Banjo, Bluegrass Doc Ev 100 (Rhythm - Simple)
RealTracks in style: ~428:Fiddle, Rhythm Bluegrass Ev 130
RealTracks in style: ~432:Mandolin, Rhythm Bluegrass Ev 130
RealTracks in song: ~436:Mandolin, Soloist Bluegrass Ev 130
RealTracks in song: ~591:Banjo, Bluegrass Doc Ev 100 (Soloist)

Posted at 07:29 AM

July 05, 2016 User Showcase Song - Come on Down VOX

With a little advice from Rob ( RnAM) I started to use the Bar settings function in BIAB and so this was a early attempt with the trumpet. Took me 2 days to write the music 1 day to finish the lyrics, but 4 days to do the bar settings, it just does not come easy for me, Still I will chip away, Rome ,,,,,,,,,etc

Style Brandy Top 40 16ths ARPS in C at 95 Bps
Bass Rt 915 Acoustic Mambo Piano Rt 1409 Piano synth layer Drums Rt Rock Even 16
Trumpet Rt 1335 Trumpet Bossa Guitar Rt 1595 Acoustic Fingerpick pop 8th
Guitar Rt 1004 12 string Acoustic Rhythm Mandolin Rt 1609 Mandolin Rhythm

Posted at 07:50 AM

July 04, 2016 PowerTracks 2016 Build 5 Update Available!

Our development team has just released a free patch update for all PowerTracks Pro Audio 2016 customers!

Learn more about this patch update & download it here.

Posted at 02:32 PM

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