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#456042 - 02/06/18 01:34 PM [Off-Topic] Welcome to the Team Mikke!
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We are excited to be adding Mikke to our Customer Service Team here at PG Music!

You'll soon see him popping up here in the Forum, and we've already let him know how great everyone here is smile

Welcome to the team Mikke!
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#456045 - 02/06/18 02:15 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Welcome Mikke. You know the new guy buys the coffee, right?


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#456046 - 02/06/18 02:17 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: 90 dB]
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Great idea! The McDonald's nearby is offering $1 coffee right now too!

smile

(coffee is my fuel)

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#456047 - 02/06/18 02:31 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Welcome, Mikke!
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#456056 - 02/06/18 03:59 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Callie - PG Music
Great idea! The McDonald's nearby is offering $1 coffee right now too!


One of them Loonies, eh? (Or is the "eh" just in eastern Canada?)
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#456079 - 02/06/18 06:11 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Callie - PG Music
....and we've already let him know how great everyone here is smile
Now, that's just a recipe for disappointment! grin
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#456080 - 02/06/18 06:20 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Icelander]
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Welcome Mikke
Can I have your home & cell numbers?

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#456152 - 02/07/18 04:34 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Icelander]
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Originally Posted By: Icelander
Originally Posted By: Callie - PG Music
....and we've already let him know how great everyone here is smile
Now, that's just a recipe for disappointment! grin


Hahaha - Welcome,

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#456155 - 02/07/18 04:45 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Welcome aboard team Mikke!

The more the merrier around here.
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#456169 - 02/07/18 05:42 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Welcome. Glad you've joined the team.
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#456235 - 02/07/18 09:53 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: eddie1261]
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Originally Posted By: eddie1261
Originally Posted By: Callie - PG Music
Great idea! The McDonald's nearby is offering $1 coffee right now too!


One of them Loonies, eh? (Or is the "eh" just in eastern Canada?)


Ha! I actually don't know may "eh" people personally - so it could be an East Coast thing... like "aboot" - no one really says that here on the West Coast either. smile

At today's exchange rate, that's only 79 cents! (what a bargain...)
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#456257 - 02/07/18 11:08 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Hello everyone, thank you for your kind words!

Glad to see such an active and supportive community. I look forward to talking with you in the coming months.

Cheers!
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#456271 - 02/07/18 12:14 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Mikke - PG Music]
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Welcome to the forum. I "C" from your signature line you're going to fit in just fine! smile
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#456286 - 02/07/18 12:50 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Jim Fogle]
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Yes, Mikke, a hardy "welcome aboard" from Oklahoma! You very likely realize that you are in the presence of greatness... the best Customer Support Team on the planet.
You will be learning from the best!

I, for one, look forward to working with you in the future.

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#456291 - 02/07/18 01:03 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Welcome to the Team Mikke! [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Welcome aboard. I think you'll like it here.
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PG Music News
The Band-in-a-Box® Jukebox

Today is National Jukebox Day! To celebrate, you could purchase a Jukebox... OR just access the JukeBox feature in Band-in-a-Box®!

What does the Band-in-a-Box® JukeBox do?

Using the directory you choose, the JukeBox will provide you with background music by continuously play the entire list of Band-in-a-Box® songs within that folder! There are many options for you to customize your JukeBox experience, including: Only Play song with melodies, Change Melody Instrument, Random order Playback, Audible Count-in, and more!

To learn more about the JukeBox feature in Band-in-a-Box®, check out Chapter 5 of our online manual, here.

Article: The History of Play-A-Long (and More)

We came across this JazzTimes article, published today, called The History of Play-A-Long (and More), which highlights how technology has "blown the options for interaction music education wide open" in the last 50 years - and they mention Band-in-a-Box®!

Check it out! Click here to read...

Band-in-a-Box® - Freezing Tracks

Like what you hear in Band-in-a-Box®? Make sure to Freeze the track(s) or song! Once frozen, it won't be regeneraged or change when you play it again - and your choice isn't final, since you can unfreeze them just as easily:
-press the blue snowflake button within the track name of the mixer window
-press the blue snowflake button within the expanded toolbar of the program (Ctrl + T will swap between the two toolbar views), and select the track(s)

Note: If you want to force Band-in-a-Box® to generate tracks without adjusting the Freeze settings, hold down the Shift key as you press the [Generate and Play] button (the fly-by hint will remind you of that) or choose the menu command Play | Play Special | Generate (even if tracks are frozen).

To learn more about freezing your Band-in-a-Box® tracks or songs, visit Chapter 5: Playing Songs | Freezing tracks of our Online Manual.

With Band-in-a-Box®, Making Music Has Never Been Easier!


We came across this recent post, Music Making Software: Record, Edit, Create and Share Your Own Songs, which includes Band-in-a-Box® in their list of software you'll need to record and edit your own songs!

One of our favourite products, and one that doesn’t seem to come up much in discussions about music making software, is Band-In-A-Box from PG Music. This is probably the longest established and certainly one of the most popular music making software packages of all time. Already packed with features, the latest version has added functions that in our opinion make this an essential buy for musicians in any genre, for keyboard players, guitarists, singers, in fact any musician looking for an outstanding tool to make the most of their creative ideas.
-www.musicrepo.com

The Download Manager - Band-in-a-Box® for Windows

The "Download Manager" within Band-in-a-Box® for Windows is a great tool to confirm or help with the installation of your Band-in-a-Box® for Windows program!

What does the Download Manager do?
Automatically installs Band-in-a-Box® content (RealTracks, RealDrums, etc.) in the background, so you don't have to sit there the whole time! It can also confirm that you've completely installed your purchase.

How do you use it?
Within the program, go to Help | Utilities | Run Download/Install Manager now. Using your activation code, the program will analyze the installation folders, and list anything that still needs to be downloaded and installed.

Learn more about the Download Manager with this tutorial, or check out the topic within the Online Manual.

Band-in-a-Box® for Windows Online Manual - Chord List & Shortcuts

Visit the Chord List of our Online Manual, and you'll see all the chords that can be used within the program! The list includes a few Tricky Chords and Shortcut Chords that you may find useful too!

Tricky Chords:
C5b This is "C flat 5." It is spelled this way to avoid confusion.
C2, C5, C4, C69, C7alt, Cm7#5
You can type C-7 for Cm7 (i.e. use the minus sign) or C7-9 for C7b9.

Shortcut Chords
If you enter a lot of songs, you will appreciate these shortcut keys.
J = Maj7
H = m7b5 (H stands for Half diminished)
D = dim
S = 7sus

There's even information on how to add your own chord shortcuts - check it out!

Video Request Answered - Creating Intros, Bridges, and Endings in Band-in-a-Box®

Check out the newest support video created by Kent that explains how to create intros, bridges, and endings in Band-in-a-Box®! Click here to view...

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