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Originally Posted By: jamestoffeeWhen I render to audio a WAV file, the WAV file plays all the tracks for the whole song, and does not recognize the changes I had made in the bar settings. Can you upload or send us a copy of the song file? (eg .sgu or .mgu)
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If the inability to regenerate RealTracks in the Utility tracks is tied to old systems not being able to handle more tracks being generated, then make it an option in Preferences to permit all or some utility tracks to regenerate, so that the user can decide if his system can handle the extra load.
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Jump to new posts Re: Upgraded to 2021 => no audio by Blake - PG Music @ 6 minutes 34 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: misegUMC ASIO Driver Is that a Behringer audio interface? Is it the UMC404HD?
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Jump to new posts Re: Lighthouse by Janice & Bud @ 7 minutes 48 seconds ago

"So I put that yellowed photograph into some old metal frame and placed it down beside her so she can do the same" Wow! This is a tremendous write and the edge of ambiguity throughout just takes it to another level. The imagery throughout is remarkably engaging. And the arrangement is amazing. One of the best builds we've heard. Then we get to the vocal and guitar performances which are described by Janice as "passionate and soaring." Agreed. Man, that outro is anth
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Jump to new posts Re: New: "Klezmania" by Janice & Bud @ 20 minutes 57 seconds ago

Irrespective of the origin to us it sounds like some of the tracks we've heard in German and Bavarian travelogs that we are fond of. So, hey, it's cinematic! The arrangement and use of BiaB along with your progressions are excellent. Janice said it gave her "happy feet." Always a good thing! J&B
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Jump to new posts Re: inputting bass notes by Matt Finley @ 27 minutes 4 seconds ago

You entered the notes you want, but WHERE did you enter them? It should be on the Melody or Soloist track. Otherwise, when the program regenerates the song, they get wiped over. You would have needed to Freeze the track. See jazzmammal's post, above. If you have BIAB 2021, there is another easy way: copy the melody or soloist track to a utility track.
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Jump to new posts Should I Buy This Instead of Band in a Box??? by David Snyder @ 30 minutes 20 seconds ago

Ok, that was a joke. But start at about 7:30. Hilarious. "Look, I type on this keyboard and....I'm not a computer kinda guy at all, but they just give you this manual and you kind of have to just keep reading it until you figure it out..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nI93SZwfL5M&feature=youtu.be Also 4:00 is great… “Man, for me, I like listening to people who know how to play.”
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Jump to new posts Re: All the Way Down - translitic song sketch by Janice & Bud @ 34 minutes 25 seconds ago

Anthemic indeed. The two of us are fond of "connect your own dots" lyrics ... well so long as the dots are not so far apart one gets lost And your tune allows the listener to accept your imagery and create their own. You certainly use your impressive vocal range to great advantage! Excellent tracks and mix and we enjoyed it! J&B
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Jump to new posts Re: My Time to Fall by Janice & Bud @ 50 minutes 48 seconds ago

Epic rock ballad. Period. Great vocals and love the BGV's ... how were they done? Strong melody and arrangement indeed. As always an excellent use of BiaB and wrapped in a fine mix. Enjoyed it! J&B
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Jump to new posts MIDI Videos by Jim Fogle @ 54 minutes 54 seconds ago

Here are eight REALLY GOOD videos that provide a comprehensive overview of MIDI. +++ Video 01 MIDI Signal Path +++ +++ Video 02 MIDI Message Types +++ +++ Video 03 DIN (5 Pin) MIDI +++ +++ Video 04 MIDI Protocol +++ +++ Video 05 Channel Messages +++ +++ Video 06 MIDI Clock +++ +++ Video 07 SYSEX And More +++ +++ Video 08 USB MIDI +++
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Jump to new posts Re: Feel No Rain by Janice & Bud @ Today at 11:41 AM

Janice summed it up with, "I thoroughly enjoyed it!" That from her and I agree means, for us, no inclination to parse things out. Just kick back and enjoy another spin. Nice production all the way around and your vocal and guitar performances are excellent. Conga loop? J&B
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Jump to new posts Re: 2021 upgrade confusion from a newbee by Jim Fogle @ Today at 11:30 AM

Lou S, To update your 2020 PlusPAK purchase and make sure you obtain everything available in 2021 you should: 1) Purchase the 2021 PlusPAK upgrade during the December sale. The PlusPAK upgrade includes the 2021 Band-in-a-Box, RealBand and Plugin updates and RealTrack Sets 353 to 375. The content included in this purchase is best explained +++ HERE +++ During the December sale a bonus package of (a) 64 new styles, (b) Instrumental Studies 15 (Minor Jazz Blues Guitar Soloing), (c) MIDI SuperT
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Jump to new posts Re: New Country by Janice & Bud @ Today at 11:26 AM

Nice song Rebecca and cool to see you back around the forum! J&B
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Jump to new posts "The Sun Goes Shinin'" by Tano Music @ Today at 11:23 AM

"The Sun Goes Shinin'" I finally got this about where I want it after years of sitting in the "to be finished" bin, with all of the original BIAB info lost. It's an "on the train" cowboy-type song. ------------------- Gone many miles From warm and friendly faces; Those smiles...how I'd pay to see. Weeks on the trail Through dusty empty places; Oh, gloomy ride for me. Along the trail, Diablo taunts me; And closin' my eyes,  I'm tryin' to stay strong..  Chor
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Jump to new posts Re: Funktangled by Tommyc @ Today at 11:21 AM

Thanks Marty! I love J-Men Forever!
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Muso, apparently you have not worked in IT. A scaled down version on a USB stick is not real world testing, but I also don't think I am ever going to be able to explain why. You don't learn to hit a 95 mile fast ball by hitting a 60 mile fast ball. Because I have a feeling that even if they did this, and your in-store tests were fine, the second you come home, do far more than a demo in store (and again, I don't know if you live in a town of 850 people where everybody knows everybody and nobod
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Jump to new posts Re: Styles not found! by DSM @ Today at 09:43 AM

Andrew, I purchased all the bonus sets in the past and they are showing up as N/A. Did the rebuild both fast and slow multiple times. Support has my email about this. ...Deb
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Jump to new posts Re: Question about new mixer by Pipeline @ Today at 09:37 AM

This will access the mixer while the Style Picker is open. Go to Tab 4, I only put one track in at the moment, if it works for you I will add all the other tracks and pan reverb etc.. later. This will work on 2020 down, the shortcut keys need fixing on the latest 2021 mixer for it to work (should be done soon). Right click on this and Open in new Tab or Window Mixer Video If you are running Biab As Administrator: To run script only .ahk install https://www.autohotkey.com/ and set AutoHotK
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Jump to new posts Re: Can I Put RealTracks On New Editable Utility Tracks? by JohnJohnJohn @ Today at 09:01 AM

Originally Posted By: sixchannelI have several pieces that have more than 8 RTs. The only way I could do it in BB was to FIX the arrangement, tempo,ending etc with the instruments I had in "SGU1" and Save. Then remove the tracks and add the others and Save as SGU2 and take the lot over to my DAW. I dont use RB before you say, everything takes too long. NOW I believe that I can FIX as before and put those SGU1 tracks in Utility tracks and replace with more RTs and so on. I use a workfl
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Jump to new posts Re: Computer recommendations please. by eddie1261 @ Today at 08:51 AM

Originally Posted By: PlanobillyIn considering what to use in a new machine I want to build I am finding going to a Intel Core i9-9900k 8 cores with clocking up to 5.o GHz does not result in better performance in my DAW than an i7-9700k 8 core 4.7Ghz. Why the performance to the eye is not any better, the processor is not working as hard to accomplish the same task. Why buy lesser and overclock when you have the resources to buy mo' bettah? My 4 cylinder turbo Jeep Renegade can keep up with th
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Jump to new posts Paul Simmons’ perfect cord progression Evolution by pghboemike @ Today at 08:16 AM

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Jump to new posts Re: *New* Falling Leaves-Downcast Country Swing by BabuMusic @ Today at 07:43 AM

Cool song, Rob. Sounds like it was recorded at Sam Phillips' place. And sure, leaves can fall and then get blown across the ground with a dancing breeze. Excellent vocal, too!
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Jump to new posts Re: WHATS A BETTER VALUE ? refurb MACPRO or NEW MAC ? by justanoldmuso @ Today at 07:34 AM

simon. thanks for your thoughts. refurbs are cheap enough that i'll prolly just end up with a seperate mac refurb to run mac os. it keeps things simple. staples and other reputable companies have lots of powerfull beast refurbs. so i'll end up with 2 refurb beasts (each xeon or i7). one for win (reaper/rb/biab) and one for mac os. (logic etc). and just xfer traks tween both systems. i'm going thru a major rethink right now as to studio gear as to future plans. what has really surprised me bo
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Jump to new posts Re: Vali by BabuMusic @ Today at 07:32 AM

Right? People like Vali are the gems of our species. Skydiving in he3r birthday suit. Hey, Gary you have the perfect voice for this. Love the harmony, too. Wonderful song. Apathy Rules.
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