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#134327 - 11/21/11 04:00 PM [User Showcase] New user showcase feature - list of songs posted
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Hi, We've added a list of all songs posted to the user showcase, and it can be accessed from this page

http://www.pgmusic.com/user-showcase/?genre=jazz

It is also accessible from the Main forum page, below the user showcase.

It lists forum member name, genre, and a link to the forum post, where the user can get the link and discussion.

Note: If anyone doesn't want their songs listed on this page (or listed in the forum in general), please let us know and we'll remove them.
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#134328 - 11/21/11 06:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: PeterGannon]
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That's a super job, guys/gals. What an incredible number of songs!

Boy!Curiosity is sure going to keep me busy for awhile.

Thanks for doing that for everyone.

Cheers - Ian
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#134329 - 11/21/11 06:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: Ian Fraser]
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Awesome job on this! I didn't make the list (boo hoo), but congratulations to every one that did. There is sure a lot of good material here!

RodM

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#134330 - 11/22/11 02:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: RodM]
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Brilliant idea, now I can REALLY waste time, in a good way, by listening to them all in one convenient place!
Thanks, and I agree with Ian Fraser "What an incredible number of songs!"

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#134331 - 11/22/11 09:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: gibson]
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Quote:

Brilliant idea, now I can REALLY waste time, in a good way, by listening to them all in one convenient place!
Thanks, and I agree with Ian Fraser "What an incredible number of songs!"

Alyn




I will also agree with Ian however I will add what an incredible company and what an incredible collection of fantastic musicians!
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#134332 - 11/22/11 03:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: RodM]
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Did you have a song posted RodM? Is the link still working? It doesn't appear they picked and chose through them from Peters description. Did you use any PGMusic Products on the song and describe how?
Otherwise you should have been in the list I would assume. Oversight? Possible.
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#134333 - 11/22/11 04:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: rharv]
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Hi Bob,

I'm sorry I sounded "hurt" on earlier post. I now realize they went through the older posts, not the brand new user forum songs. After listening to all the incredible talent on the listed genres, I certainly wouldn't blame BIAB for showcasing the best songs. The trouble with that is, they all sound great to me. How would you choose?
I had a bunch of older songs using BIAB, but I quickly took them down because I didn't think my songs were good enough to post so BIAB would have seen a broken link on those songs. I have some new Christmas songs using BIAB Midi and real tracks "A BIAB Christmas".
Any way I agree with Ian too. There is an incredible amount of talent using an phenomenal product (BIAB). I know I am grateful to have such a good product. For me, this is the only software where every upgrade is a "must have".

Thanks,
RodM

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#134334 - 11/22/11 06:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: RodM]
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I am a living example of a small flaw in the logic. One song listed was housed at Soundcloud but has been taken down. Do we have an "update" process so we can avoid people going to apparently broken links when the song was taken down on purpose?

But a GREAT idea and we all appreciate the shortcut to listening to other user's work.

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#134335 - 11/22/11 07:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: eddie1261]
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RodM
I think they went through the songs in this forum section, so if posted in another forum section they likely weren't included.

I wonder the same thing as Eddie. Since these links rely on songs existing on the user's server, can they be editable so as to keep them live in the event of the user changing severs? Maybe allowing the original poster some edit options later.. I'd like that.
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#134336 - 11/23/11 02:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: rharv]
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rharv said:
Maybe allowing the original poster some edit options later.. I'd like that.
and so would I
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#134337 - 11/23/11 04:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: PeterGannon]
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You folks just keep making the site better and better.

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#134338 - 11/23/11 08:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: PgFantastic]
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Hi,
To echo everyone else: "An upgrade process to edit a link after the fact would be a great feature."
Bob,
I also noticed the incredible amount of work it took to put the user showcase list together. I don't think genre was listed on many of the original posts, but I guess the real tracks or midi tracks used would indicate genre. I did post my songs in this forum but it's really OK. I think the user showcase list of songs is current up to a couple of weeks ago. Maybe I'll make the next list. That is of course if I don't lose my nerve and hurry and delete my soundclick account. Nobody (except my wife) knows I'm into music anymore. It is a big step for me personally to post music public. I hope to rediscover a love of music I once had in my youth. I guess that is something I can still do privately too.
Thanks again,
RodM

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#134339 - 11/23/11 10:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: PgFantastic]
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This is awesome... just now found this - rather, paid attention to this post. LOL!

Great stuff to listen to indeed

Thumbs up, Peter and PG Team!!

Happy Turkey Day to all of you

Cheers,
Mike
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#134340 - 11/25/11 09:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: MikeK]
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Hi,
We've updated the list, to list songs that are newest and use lots of RealTracks/RealBand or BB in general nearest the top. Also added a tab called RealTracks that has songs that use lots of RealTracks.

http://www.pgmusic.com/user-showcase/
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#134341 - 11/27/11 07:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: PeterGannon]
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This should be stickied to the top of the page !

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#134342 - 11/28/11 09:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: Tommyc]
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I agree Tommyc
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#134343 - 11/28/11 09:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: JCJazz]
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Ditto.
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#134344 - 12/12/11 10:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: MikeK]
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Splendid initiative Peter, for which many thanks.

I wonder if there isn't a problem though. When I sort alphabetically by artist I'm getting one alphabetical run down from 90DB down to Zan Cantwell and then a second from airtcon-161 down to ve2cjw.

What would be the reason for this and is it something that it would be easy for you to correct?

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#134345 - 12/12/11 01:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: mglinert]
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>>> What would be the reason for this and is it something that it would be easy for you to correct?

It is case-sensitive, so it is showing A-Z, and then a-z. I agree that this doesn't make much sense, I'll ask the web designers, if there's a way around it.
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#134346 - 12/12/11 05:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: New user showcase feature - list of songs posted [Re: mglinert]
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Thank you Marc, this is fixed now.
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