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Songwriting (5 viewing)
Discussions, Tips-n-Tricks, Resources and Questions about Songwriting
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Xtra Styles PAK 5 Song contest - August 2018
Xtra Styles song submissions for the 2018 (August-Sept) contest
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(Charlie Fogle) - 03/11/19 08:30 AM
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2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed
Xtra Styles song submissions from the 2016 and 2017 (July-August) contests. The contests are now closed.
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(Jim Fogle) - 09/08/18 08:41 AM
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Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production (14 viewing)
Discussions about methods and gear for making music.
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Woodshedding - Learning to Play! (1 viewing)
Musical Discussions about learning to play an instrument, helpful DVD's, teachers, theory, gear and more...
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I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube (4 viewing)
See, hear and help to publicize how Band-in-a-Box is used on YouTube and other sites.
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Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic) (4 viewing)
General technical questions regarding computers or music equipment.
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Beginners Forum (8 viewing)
Discussions and resources for beginners to Band-in-a-Box or music tech in general
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(Jim Fogle) - 03/18/19 07:29 PM
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Off-Topic (146 viewing)
This forum is for music-related discussions that aren't covered in other forums.
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PG Music Product Forums
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Band-in-a-Box for Windows (132 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Windows version of Band-in-a-Box.
Last Post Build 625 no internal midi
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Build 625 no internal midi
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Band-in-a-Box VST and Pro Tools/AAX DAW Plugin (Windows) (3 viewing)
Discussions about the DAW plugin included with Band-in-a-Box.
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Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh (8 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Macintosh version of Band-in-a-Box.
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RealBand (25 viewing)
Discussion forum for RealBand users
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PowerTracks Pro Audio (7 viewing)
Discussion forum for PowerTracks Pro Audio users.
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Other PG Music Programs (1 viewing)
Discussion forum for all PG Music programs other than Band-in-a-Box, PowerTracks, and RealBand.
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Trouble Viewing Unread Forum Messages
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UserTracks (and other add-ons) (4 viewing)
Discussions about making your own add-ons for Band-in-a-Box, including UserTracks, Styles, RealDrums, Plugins, VST Plugins, Add-on songs/exercises, Artist Performances and Loops.
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(Charlie Fogle) - 03/05/19 12:00 PM
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UserTracks Wishlist (2 viewing)
UserTracks are user-created RealTracks. Use this forum to post requests to other users for specific styles you want.
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(Jov) - 01/11/19 02:01 AM
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Post your own Tips and Tricks here (3 viewing)
Use this forum to share your technical tips and tricks related to PG Music software, or to write your own tutorials. Note: Post questions in the PG Music Product Forums instead.
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My Favorite Things (2 viewing)
Post about your Favorite Features in Band-in-a-Box and RealBand.
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FAQ and Knowledge Base
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(Alyssa - PG Music) - Today at 02:05 PM
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Pre-Sales FAQ
Common pre-sales questions about our products, ordering, and delivery.
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(Kent - PG Music) - 02/27/19 07:09 PM
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Re: Why isn't my Credit Card working in your shopping cart?
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Band-in-a-Box for Windows FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
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Band-in-a-Box for Mac FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
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RealBand for Windows FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
Last Post Re: I cannot hear the metronome when using a DXi or VSTi synth.
(Callie - PG Music) - 02/15/19 09:34 AM
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Re: I cannot hear the metronome when using a DXi or VSTi synth.
(Callie - PG Music) - 02/15/19 09:34 AM
PowerTracks Pro Audio for Windows FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
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(Alyssa - PG Music) - 10/01/18 01:20 PM
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I'm having trouble with my PowerTracks for Windows program.
(Alyssa - PG Music) - 10/01/18 01:20 PM
Other Products FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting for Windows and Mac products other than Band-in-a-Box and RealBand.
Last Post I'm having trouble with my program. How should I proceed?
(Alyssa - PG Music) - 10/01/18 01:21 PM
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I'm having trouble with my program. How should I proceed?
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Requests For New FAQs
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(Alyssa - PG Music) - 11/06/18 12:42 PM
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I'd like to request an FAQ for a topic not yet covered!
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PG Music Wishlists
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Band-in-a-Box Wishlist (18 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box for Windows and Macintosh
Last Post Re: Count-In based on actual time-signature of first bar
(Matt Finley) - 03/12/19 10:38 AM
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Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database
Your suggestions for songs to add to the Band-in-a-Box Song Title Browser.
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RealBand Wishlist (4 viewing)
RealBand wishlist and new feature suggestions.
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PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist (1 viewing)
Wishlist for PowerTracks Pro Audio.
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(silvertones) - 11/16/18 07:37 AM
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(silvertones) - 11/16/18 07:37 AM
Styles and RealTracks Wishlist (2 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box styles and RealTracks. Note, you can also request styles and RealTracks from other users: UserTracks Wishlist forum
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Other Programs Wishlist (1 viewing)
Wishlist for other PG Music programs. This includes the Pianist/Performance Series and the MasterClass Series.
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(VideoTrack) - 01/19/19 06:21 AM
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Deutsches Band-in-a-Box User Forum (5 viewing)
Willkommen zu Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Musiksoftware für Ihren Multimedia-Computer"
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České a Slovenské Band-in-a-Box uživatelské fórum
Vítejte do Band-in-a-Box! Inteligentního hudebního doprovodného programu
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(Gause Zdenek) - 02/05/19 02:54 PM
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Už je tu Power Track Audio 2019
(Gause Zdenek) - 02/05/19 02:54 PM
Forum degli utenti italiani di Band-in-a-Box (4 viewing)
Benvenuti in Band-in-a-Box! "Software di Accompagnamento Musicale Intelligente per il tuo Computer"
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Cambiare basso agli accordi
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Band-in-a-Box Svenskt användarforum
Välkommen till Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent Musikackompanjemangsprogram för din Multimediadator"
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Hjälp med midipiano!
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Bienvenue dans Band-in-a-Box! "Logiciel d'accompagnement musical intelligent pour ordinateur multimédia"
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Foro para el usuario de Band-in-a-Box en Español (4 viewing)
Bienvenido a Band-in-a-Box! "Software Musical de Acompañamiento Inteligente para su Computadora Multimedia"
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Forum dos Usuários do Band-in-a-Box em Português
Bem-vindo ao Band-in-a-Box! "Programa de Acompanhamento Musical Inteligente para o seu Computador Muiltimídia"
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Dansk Band-in-a-Box bruger forum (1 viewing)
Velkommen til Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent musikakkompagnements software til din multimedie komputer"
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Styles in Stylepicker missing.
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Band-in-a-Box Nederlands Gebruikers Forum
Welkom bij Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Muziek Begeleidings Software voor uw Multimedia Computer"
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Meer akkoorden in een 'bar'
(Pannemanski) - 01/25/19 01:29 AM
Band-in-a-Box Polskie Forum Użytkowników
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欢迎使用Band-in-a-Box软件!
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Band-in-a-Box 한국어 사용자 포럼
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Band-in-a-Box & RealBand 2017 한국어 버전
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Band-in-a-Box 日本語掲示板
日本語掲示板
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オーディオファイルに変換後
(reeses1002) - 02/12/19 08:16 PM
Band-in-a-Box ユーザー作品自慢フォーラム
Band-in-a-Box で作った曲を是非聞かせてください
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PG Music News
Video - Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Chord Options

Learn more about the Chord Options within Band-in-a-Box® 2019: Watch the video.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Build 625 Now Available

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Build 625 Now Available

An update is available for Band-in-a-Box® Version 2019!

Learn more about this update & download it here.

This is a cumulative update patch, which works from any 2019 build. VST DAW Plugin update to 1.13.5 is included in this patch.

Summary of changes for build 625 (March 19, 2019):

This is a cumulative update patch, which works from any 2019 build. VST DAW Plugin update to 1.13.5 (Mar 7) is included in this patch.

Improved: Faster program bootup.
Improved: The SongPicker has sorting added. Each column can be sorted in forward or reverse order by clicking on the column.
Improved: New buttons [Search] and [Search Again] in the SongPicker allow you to search for certain text.
Improved: In the SongPicker, pressing the first letter jumps to that song (using the sorted column). If you type more than one character (within 2 seconds), such as typing ba it will jump to songs beginning with "ba".
Improved: SongPicker Options window has "play when chosen" added.
Improved: SongPicker Options window has option to disable sorting (if you have a slow machine and more than 40,000 songs in a list, you might want to disable sorting).
Fixed: Band-in-a-Box might prompt user to re-activate their license. Users who are still getting a message such as "program can only used on one computer" at bootup, can repair their license with this small .exe.
Fixed: Noise and frozen playback problems when using SampleTank 3 on some computers.
Fixed: The Big Lyrics window would automatically open when opening a song that contained only section text events.
Fixed: RealDrums picker might crash if no RealDrums are selected.
Fixed: The letter R cannot be used in note based lyrics.
Fixed: Audio base tempo would not be applied until song was reopened or Audio Edit window open prior to playback.
Fixed: The SongPicker displayed a dark grey background after rebuilding.
Fixed: Various minor typos in StylePicker and Titles database as reported.
Improved: LD harmonica RealTracks will now work better over major chord progressions.
Fixed: Look Ma More MIDI .SGU demos were not loading from StylePicker.
Improved: Strings, Rhythm PopCountry Sw 120: gaps are filled more appropriately.
Fixed: RockEven16 Drums sometimes played an ending bar in the middle of the song in the B section.
Fixed: Various RealDrums transcriptions had issues with bars displaying incorrectly.
Added: RealDrums transcriptions
Fixed: Guitar, Electric, Background ModernFunkSingleNotesBob Ev16 11 transcription partially incorrect.
Fixed: _SONGBRD demo was at an incorrect tempo.
Added: RealTracks Transcriptions
Fixed: Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm FastPowerRockQuinn Ev 160 - some chords incorrectly played.
Fixed: Synth, BellPad, Rhythm 80sPopMelodic Ev 120 was not playing back properly.
Fixed: Bass, Electric, PeruFestejo68 Sw 120 now plays m7b5 chords more accurately.
Fixed: Bass, Electric, PunkFuzzPicked8ths Ev 165 and Bass, Electric, PunkFuzzPickedA-B Ev 165 were playing a few incorrect chords.
Improved: Several acoustic strumming guitar audition demos.
Fixed: Guitar, Electric, Rhythm ModernPopHardHighMurray Ev16 075 was playing incorrect chords in certain instances.
Fixed: Charango, Rhythm AndesHuayno Ev16 085 and Electric, AndesHuaynoA-B Ev16 085 were not playing all chords
Fixed: A few RealStyles (e.g. _longing.sty) previously had parts on the melody track, and would therefore delete any existing melodies.
Fixed: _Arabian demo incompatible with localized BB versions.

Video - Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Chord Sheet Display Options

Learn more about the Chord Sheet Display Options within Band-in-a-Box® 2019: Click here to watch the video.

You can also read all about Chord Sheet Display Options within our Online Manual.

Add Cellist Natalie Haas to Your Band with RealTracks Set 325!

New with Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows - RealTracks Set 325: Celtic Cello with Natalie Haas!

Watch the video demo of these RealTracks here.

RealTracks Set 325: Celtic Cello with Natalie Haas is available for $29 here, and is also included in the Band-in-a-Box® UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, Audiophile Edition, or PlusPAK Upgrade. You can also purchase this RealTracks Set bundled with all the Band-in-a-Box® 2019 released Country RealTracks (Sets 320-328) in the RealPAK: Country 15 for $79.

Learn more about Natalie Haas here.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Review!

Visit www.gearslutz.com and you'll find a recent (and thorough!) review of Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows!

Band-in-a-Box has evolved into an expansive musical tool-set, able to aid both novice and experienced musicians to produce not only new compositions and arrangements, but also perform them with excellent musical "talent". It's easy to use the basic functions, and challenging enough to keep you occupied for years. An amazing program.
-Sound-Guy

www.gearslutz.com/board/reviews/1248525-pg-music-band-box.html

Summary
Sound quality: 5/5 Stars
Ease of use: 4/5 Stars
Features: 5/5 Stars
Bang for buck: 5/5 Stars
Overall: 4.75/5 Stars!

Video - Fold & Unfold Your Song Form in Band-in-a-Box® for Windows

Learn how to Unfold & Fold your song within your Band-in-a-Box® song with our latest video: Fold & Unfold Your Song Form.

For more information about this feature within Chapter 6: Making Songs of our Online Manual.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Build 623 Now Available

An update is available for Band-in-a-Box® Version 2019!

Learn more about this update & download it here.

This is a cumulative update patch, which works from any 2019 build. VST DAW Plugin update to 1.13.5 is included in this patch.

Summary of changes for Band-in-a-Box® Version 2019 build 623 (March 7, 2019):

Fixed: The SongPicker might crash if clicking on a control when there is no song selected.
Fixed: Changing the Soloist track type to Drums did not work.
Fixed: Rendering errors with styles that had long medley & multi track names.
Fixed: The MIDI Monitor and Drums Window would not display in the language selected.
Improved: The VSTSynthFont64 performs faster when reverb is enabled.
Fixed: Holds not working properly for Piano, Electric, Rhythm Fusion styles
Fixed: PERCMARACASJOROPO68^_060 not found.


Summary of fixes for the VST DAW Plugin (1.13.5)

Fixed: Quiet right channel when testing audio in standalone plugins.
Fixed: DAW sync issue in Cakewalk.
Fixed: DAW sync issue with non 4-bar song form.
Added: Option in preferences for plugin playback in sync with DAW.
Removed: Option in preferences to Keep BBW Open (no longer needed).
Added: Audio playback through DAW driver (sync option will highlight track in red when clicked).
Fixed: Bar highlighting starting at intro after first chorus.

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