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#537042 - 05/17/19 03:35 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)?
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Hello, I need to have very very simple bass companion track from the BIAB makin just ONLY ROOT chord notes for each bar or half bar.

Can this be done? Any suggestion is appreciatted.

THanks


Edited by Montxo (05/17/19 03:35 AM)

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#537046 - 05/17/19 03:54 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)? [Re: Montxo]
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I think I may have seen some bass real tracks that do what you are asking, but I couldn't find them if I looked. Maybe other know or know how to narrow the search.

You might look into the "chord settings" and select pedal bass (lower left) and make your selection for the number of bars that chord is playing. With this method you'd have to repeat the process at every chord change, but not (necessarily) every bar.

You might also have some luck with "slash" chords. There is a setting that will force only the bass to play the slash note.


Edited by Tangmo (05/17/19 03:55 AM)
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#537054 - 05/17/19 05:56 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)? [Re: Montxo]
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In addition to Tangmo's suggestions you can look for a realtrack bass part that has a "simpler" version available and check the "Simpler" box:



Attachments
simple.jpg




Edited by BlueAttitude (05/17/19 06:12 AM)
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#537060 - 05/17/19 06:08 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)? [Re: Montxo]
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If you want MIDI styles, it's easy to do in the StyleMaker. The beauty of MIDI is that you can do millions of things with it that you can't do with Audio. The downside of course is that if you want it to sound as good as the Audio loops you have to spend a few bucks on a decent synthesizer module.

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#537132 - 05/17/19 04:19 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)? [Re: Montxo]
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Hi Montxo,

I don't know what version of BIAB that you have so you may or may not have the below Realtracks. The ones below are worth checking. They might do what you want.

2474: Bass, Acoustic, Held Ev 085
2475: Bass, Acoustic, HeldSimple Ev 085
2476: Bass, Acoustic, Held Sw 085
2477: Bass, Acoustic, HeldSimple Sw 085
2478: Bass, Acoustic, Held Ev 110
2479: Bass, Acoustic, HeldSimple Ev 110
2480: Bass, Acoustic, Held Sw 110
2481: Bass, Acoustic, HeldSimple Sw 110

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#538489 - 05/28/19 12:35 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)? [Re: Tangmo]
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Hi Tangmo.
Thanks a lot. I gonna try Chord setting options.
I already use SLASH chords very often but BIAB plays too manu note even in SIMPLE mode.
THANKS,

Montxo

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#538490 - 05/28/19 12:37 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)? [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Hi Dave,
thanks for the reply. Usefull selection "simpler".

Thanks.

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#538491 - 05/28/19 12:38 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)? [Re: Notes Norton]
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Thanks Bob,
you are right and I agree.

Regards,
Montxo

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#538493 - 05/28/19 12:41 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to make a very simple bass style (just ROOT notes)? [Re: Noel96]
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Hi Noel,
than ks for the reply. I use the latest BIAB 2019 release wiht mosty of the REAL TRACKS available.
Usefull tip to find the "simple" label.
Regards,

Montxo

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