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(dani48) - 4 minutes 12 seconds ago
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Re: EL TORO - 60's Ventures style guitar Instrumental
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Songwriting (6 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
Last Post Re: Congratulations Xtra Styles PAK 5 Song Contest Winners!
(ErikBumgarner) - 06/03/19 01:40 AM
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2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed (1 viewing)
Xtra Styles song submissions from the 2016 and 2017 (July-August) contests. The contests are now closed.
Last Post Re: Congratulations Xtra Styles Song Contest Winners! (2017)
(Jim Fogle) - 09/08/18 08:41 AM
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Recording, Mixing, Performance and Production (15 viewing)
Discussions about methods and gear for making music.
Last Post Re: Is it time to Make a CD ??
(Matt Finley) - Yesterday at 12:59 PM
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Re: Is it time to Make a CD ??
(Matt Finley) - Yesterday at 12:59 PM
Woodshedding - Learning to Play! (4 viewing)
Musical Discussions about learning to play an instrument, helpful DVD's, teachers, theory, gear and more...
Last Post Re: JAZZ PIANO EXPLAINED IN 20 MINUTES
(Ember - PG Music) - Yesterday at 05:45 PM
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Re: JAZZ PIANO EXPLAINED IN 20 MINUTES
(Ember - PG Music) - Yesterday at 05:45 PM
I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube (2 viewing)
See, hear and help to publicize how Band-in-a-Box is used on YouTube and other sites.
Last Post Re: "Ballad for a Travelling Lady" by Stefan Leipziger
(Icelander) - 07/04/19 11:54 AM
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Best of YouTube (8 viewing)
Videos related to music (instruction, performance, mixing tips etc.)
Last Post Re: How to Modulate to G 1/2 Sharp (Jacob Collier-style)
(Ember - PG Music) - Yesterday at 05:44 PM
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Re: How to Modulate to G 1/2 Sharp (Jacob Collier-style)
(Ember - PG Music) - Yesterday at 05:44 PM
Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic) (3 viewing)
General technical questions regarding computers or music equipment.
Last Post Re: Annoying volume banner driving me up the wall. :-(
(rharv) - Yesterday at 05:18 PM
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Beginners Forum (1 viewing)
Discussions and resources for beginners to Band-in-a-Box or music tech in general
Last Post Simple country "boom-chuck-chuck" 3/4 time RealTrack or RealStyle?
(callmegina) - Yesterday at 11:03 AM
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Off-Topic (129 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 (122 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Windows version of Band-in-a-Box.
Last Post Re: 32bit versus 64bit
(Pipeline) - Today at 09:49 AM
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Re: 32bit versus 64bit
(Pipeline) - Today at 09:49 AM
Band-in-a-Box VST and Pro Tools/AAX DAW Plugin (Windows) (2 viewing)
Discussions about the DAW plugin included with Band-in-a-Box.
Last Post Guide: Using Multiple Biab Plugins
(Pipeline) - 07/14/19 11:29 PM
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Guide: Using Multiple Biab Plugins
(Pipeline) - 07/14/19 11:29 PM
Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh (13 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Macintosh version of Band-in-a-Box.
Last Post Re: Mac OS Catalina
(Mike Halloran) - 07/13/19 05:46 PM
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Re: Mac OS Catalina
(Mike Halloran) - 07/13/19 05:46 PM
RealBand (27 viewing)
Discussion forum for RealBand users
Last Post Re: Time Change issue using RealTracks
(rharv) - 07/13/19 11:13 AM
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Re: Time Change issue using RealTracks
(rharv) - 07/13/19 11:13 AM
PowerTracks Pro Audio (6 viewing)
Discussion forum for PowerTracks Pro Audio users.
Last Post Re: SysEx with KETRON / SOLTON expander
(silvertones) - 07/06/19 02:46 PM
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Re: SysEx with KETRON / SOLTON expander
(silvertones) - 07/06/19 02:46 PM
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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User-to-User
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UserTracks (and other add-ons) (8 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.
Last Post Re: 2 New skins for bb2018 (2019)
(Willy6996) - 07/12/19 01:51 AM
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Re: 2 New skins for bb2018 (2019)
(Willy6996) - 07/12/19 01:51 AM
UserTracks Wishlist
UserTracks are user-created RealTracks. Use this forum to post requests to other users for specific styles you want.
Last Post Re: Slow blues in 3/4
(BlueAttitude) - 07/11/19 09:09 AM
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Re: Slow blues in 3/4
(BlueAttitude) - 07/11/19 09:09 AM
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.
Last Post Re: Video - Using the Vocal Wizard
(MountainSide) - 07/08/19 07:05 AM
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Re: Video - Using the Vocal Wizard
(MountainSide) - 07/08/19 07:05 AM
My Favorite Things
Post about your Favorite Features in Band-in-a-Box and RealBand.
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FAQ and Knowledge Base
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I want a video that shows me how to ....
Use this forum to request how-to videos.
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Pre-Sales FAQ
Common pre-sales questions about our products, ordering, and delivery.
Last Post Re: Why isn't my Credit Card working in your shopping cart?
(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?
(Kent - PG Music) - 02/27/19 07:09 PM
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
Last Post I'm having trouble with my PowerTracks for Windows program.
(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?
(Alyssa - PG Music) - 10/01/18 01:21 PM
Requests For New FAQs (3 viewing)
Last Post Re: How to Retrieve Your Account
(Alyssa - PG Music) - 04/10/19 09:08 AM
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Re: How to Retrieve Your Account
(Alyssa - PG Music) - 04/10/19 09:08 AM
PG Music Wishlists
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Band-in-a-Box Wishlist (15 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box for Windows and Macintosh
Last Post Re: Drums
(Matt Finley) - 07/14/19 03:21 PM
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Re: Drums
(Matt Finley) - 07/14/19 03:21 PM
Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database (2 viewing)
Your suggestions for songs to add to the Band-in-a-Box Song Title Browser.
Last Post New entryby Lauren Daigle
(John-Luke) - 07/05/19 08:37 AM
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New entryby Lauren Daigle
(John-Luke) - 07/05/19 08:37 AM
RealBand Wishlist (4 viewing)
RealBand wishlist and new feature suggestions.
Last Post Re: Embellisher
(MountainSide) - 07/08/19 07:13 AM
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Re: Embellisher
(MountainSide) - 07/08/19 07:13 AM
PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist (1 viewing)
Wishlist for PowerTracks Pro Audio.
Last Post PowerTracks for Android phones
(Bill P) - 06/29/19 04:57 PM
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PowerTracks for Android phones
(Bill P) - 06/29/19 04:57 PM
Styles and RealTracks Wishlist (5 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box styles and RealTracks. Note, you can also request styles and RealTracks from other users: UserTracks Wishlist forum
Last Post Re: Some rumba-style blues would be great....
(MarioD) - Today at 05:23 AM
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Re: Some rumba-style blues would be great....
(MarioD) - Today at 05:23 AM
Other Programs Wishlist (1 viewing)
Wishlist for other PG Music programs. This includes the Pianist/Performance Series and the MasterClass Series.
Last Post Re: Mobile Compatibility For the Forum
(Island Soul) - 05/06/19 05:11 PM
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Re: Mobile Compatibility For the Forum
(Island Soul) - 05/06/19 05:11 PM
band-in-a-box.com -- International Band-in-a-Box Forums
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Deutsches Band-in-a-Box User Forum (8 viewing)
Willkommen zu Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Musiksoftware für Ihren Multimedia-Computer"
Last Post Re: Real Tracks nicht gefunden
(Mungo) - 07/12/19 01:21 PM
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Re: Real Tracks nicht gefunden
(Mungo) - 07/12/19 01:21 PM
České a Slovenské Band-in-a-Box uživatelské fórum
Vítejte do Band-in-a-Box! Inteligentního hudebního doprovodného programu
Last Post Re: Mám na SoundCloud - instrumentálku
(Gause Zdenek) - 03/25/19 06:38 AM
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Re: Mám na SoundCloud - instrumentálku
(Gause Zdenek) - 03/25/19 06:38 AM
Forum degli utenti italiani di Band-in-a-Box
Benvenuti in Band-in-a-Box! "Software di Accompagnamento Musicale Intelligente per il tuo Computer"
Last Post Re: Come andare incontro al miglior acquisto?
(doctormidi) - 07/11/19 11:22 PM
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Re: Come andare incontro al miglior acquisto?
(doctormidi) - 07/11/19 11:22 PM
Band-in-a-Box Svenskt användarforum
Välkommen till Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent Musikackompanjemangsprogram för din Multimediadator"
Last Post Uppdaterad Svensk Manual och senaste språkuppdateringen.
(StefanJ) - 06/21/19 07:46 AM
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Forum des Utilisateurs Français de Band-in-a-Box (7 viewing)
Bienvenue dans Band-in-a-Box! "Logiciel d'accompagnement musical intelligent pour ordinateur multimédia"
Last Post Re: 2 nouvelles peaux pour Band in a box :)
(Willy6996) - 06/30/19 02:51 AM
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Re: 2 nouvelles peaux pour Band in a box :)
(Willy6996) - 06/30/19 02:51 AM
Foro para el usuario de Band-in-a-Box en Español (6 viewing)
Bienvenido a Band-in-a-Box! "Software Musical de Acompañamiento Inteligente para su Computadora Multimedia"
Last Post Re: Tocar guitarra mientras suena BIAB
(CarlosEArellano) - 07/11/19 12:38 PM
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Re: Tocar guitarra mientras suena BIAB
(CarlosEArellano) - 07/11/19 12:38 PM
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"
Last Post Manual 2019 disponivel
(Gabriel Prado) - 07/14/19 01:40 AM
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Manual 2019 disponivel
(Gabriel Prado) - 07/14/19 01:40 AM
Dansk Band-in-a-Box bruger forum (2 viewing)
Velkommen til Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent musikakkompagnements software til din multimedie komputer"
Last Post Re: melodistemme og akkorder i Band-in-a-box 2017
(lindbjerg) - 07/05/19 09:54 AM
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Re: melodistemme og akkorder i Band-in-a-box 2017
(lindbjerg) - 07/05/19 09:54 AM
Band-in-a-Box Nederlands Gebruikers Forum (1 viewing)
Welkom bij Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Muziek Begeleidings Software voor uw Multimedia Computer"
Last Post Re: demo songs
(Peter Eigenraam) - 06/11/19 02:02 PM
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Re: demo songs
(Peter Eigenraam) - 06/11/19 02:02 PM
Band-in-a-Box Polskie Forum Użytkowników
Witamy w Band-in-a-Box! "Oprogramowanie do Inteligentnego Akompaniamentu Muzycznego na Twój Multimedialny Komputer"
Last Post Band-in-a-Box® z RealBand 2019 dla Windows!
(Callie - PG Music) - 05/22/19 10:52 AM
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Band-in-a-Box® z RealBand 2019 dla Windows!
(Callie - PG Music) - 05/22/19 10:52 AM
Форум пользователей Band-in-a-Box на русском языке (3 viewing)
Добро пожаловать в Band-in-a-Box!
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Band-in-a-Box繁體中文用戶論壇
歡迎使用Band-in-a-Box軟件!
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Band-in-a-Box 简体中文用户论坛 (1 viewing)
欢迎使用Band-in-a-Box软件!
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Band-in-a-Box 한국어 사용자 포럼
Band-in-a-Box 프로그램에 환영합니다!
Last Post Band-in-a-Box & RealBand 2017 한국어 버전
(misuk park) - 03/22/17 08:58 PM
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Band-in-a-Box & RealBand 2017 한국어 버전
(misuk park) - 03/22/17 08:58 PM
Band-in-a-Box 日本語掲示板
日本語掲示板
Last Post Re: メロディ、ソロの範囲指定はできる?
(gonta) - 07/10/19 08:12 AM
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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
Last Post Re: 作品自慢フォーラム投稿手順
(fiddler2007) - 07/23/17 02:02 PM
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Re: 作品自慢フォーラム投稿手順
(fiddler2007) - 07/23/17 02:02 PM
PG Music News
Band-in-a-Box® Features List!

Every version release of Band-in-a-Box® adds loads of new features and enhancements to the program, which we're sure can sometimes get "lost" in your knowledge of the program's capabilities.

Looking to learn about new features with a specific release? It's actually really easy to locate this information!

Learn tips on the new version (2019) by visiting Help | Tip of the Day and placing a check mark next to "Only Show Tips for Version 2019" (you'll also need to select "Show Tips at Startup", if it's not already).

Access the new features list for older versions in the Help Index of the program - from the left-menu, choose Contents | Features and a list of New Features will show - all the way back to Version 7!

#FeatureFriday

#TBT Band-in-a-Box® Goes to NAMM

As we get ready to head to Summer NAMM this year, we're remembering our time their last year - we had so many visitors stop by our booth!

Click here to take a peak!

Special thanks to Mike and all the RealTracks Artists and PG Endorsers who stopped by. Stay tuned for our Booth Visitors and other happenings from Summer NAMM on July 18-20, 2019! If you find yourself at the event, come say "Hi!" to us at booth 234.

Band-in-a-Box® for Windows StylePicker Feature - Finding RealTracks & MIDI SuperTracks

Did you know... Within Band-in-a-Box®, quickly find styles that use RealTracks (or MIDI SuperTracks!) in a certain range by pressing the [Other] filter button in the StylePicker window and select "Styles that contain RealTracks or MIDI SuperTracks in a number range".

#WisdomWednesday

Band-in-a-Box® Tip of the Day!

Did you know that Band-in-a-Box® will show you some helpful "Tips" when you start the program? What a great way for new program users to learn all the features of the program! Want to know Tips on just the latest version? This feature can be adjusted to just show the Tips for that too.

Maybe you're a long-time user of the program, and have this feature turned off? To access Tip of the Day (450+ available!), head to Help | Tip of the Day. Your Tip will appear right away - and you'll have the option of reading the Next Tip if you wanted too! Within this window is where you would also choose to "Show Tips at Startup" (if this is unchecked, you won't see them), or "Only Show Tips for Version 2019".

Here's a few Tips the program informed me of the last time I opened Band-in-a-Box®:

In the Piano Roll window, the 'Ghost Note' function allows you to view a single-channel, and see notes on all other channels display in light grey. This is useful when working with multi-channel tracks.

Want a bigger guitar display? Drag the bottom end of the Guitar Window to change its size, or press the SETTINGS button to set a custom size.

The Printout can use left and right MARGINS. This is useful to make printouts for small paper size or 3 hole paper that requires margins.

Edit | Nudge Chords/Melody. Let's say that you have entered a complete song chord progression, and you then realize that all of the chords starting at bar 23 are 1 beat to late. You can use this feature to slide your chords over by 1 beat.

#TipTuesday

Video - Using the Band-in-a-Box® Vocal Wizard

Check out this incredibly thorough video created by Dennis Wilkins, which explains how he uses the Band-in-a-Box® Vocal Wizard! Click here to watch..

YouTube Find - Ballad for a Travelling Lady

We did a search for Band-in-a-Box on YouTube, and look at what we found!

Video - "Ballad for a Travelling Lady" by Stefan Leipziger

What a great use of Band-in-a-Box! Check out Stefan's YouTube Channel for even more of songs he's created with the help of Band-in-a-Box.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® in 11 Languages!

Did you know that Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows available in languages other than English? It's true - we have 10 other languages available for Band-in-a-Box® 2019! Head to www.bandinabox.com and you'll see a list of all our language options! This list can also be accessed by clicking on the "English EN" near the top right corner of our website.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows language options:
Danish | Dutch | French | German | Italian | Polish | Portuguese | Russian | Spanish | Swedish

Already have the English version, and want a different language? Reach out to our Customer Service Team with your request and you'll be running your preferred language in no time at all!

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