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#547050 - 07/27/19 08:22 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] How to find styles that are half time
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Anyone know how to do this with filters in the style picker.

Thanks Nelson Lyon

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#547103 - 07/27/19 12:23 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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Go to http://www.nortonmusic.com/styledemo.html and look for EXPANDED styles.

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#547119 - 07/27/19 02:39 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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Hi Nelson,

That's an interesting question and one that I don't have an immediate answer for.

Something that is worth trying is to think of a song that has a similar tempo and backing type to the one that you want a backing for and then type that song's name in the "Find titles" filter in Stylepicker. This might help narrow down the choices for styles.

Also, using Realtracks and Realdrums with a Doubletime or Halftime setting for the timebase are also worth trying.

I've found that often a single track (say Drums) that works well is all that's needed to achieve the feel wanted.

Hope this helps a bit,
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#547175 - 07/28/19 07:06 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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Thank you, I will try your suggestions


Nelson

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#547182 - 07/28/19 08:53 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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There's a time signature filter.
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#547185 - 07/28/19 09:22 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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In the Style Picker, I searched for 'half time' and found a few entries.

In the RealDrums picker, you can specify Half-Time as the Timebase.
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#547225 - 07/28/19 07:42 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: silvertones]
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Excuse me but where is the time sig filter and does it say half time


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#547226 - 07/28/19 08:18 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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Silvertones refers to one of the pull-downs in the Style Picker. TimeSig is in the upper left corner, between Category and Feel. No, it does not say Half-time. Half time was my idea; I typed that into the Filter String box.

Again, I usually work with a drum part when I want a different time base.

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#547296 - 07/29/19 10:21 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: Matt Finley]
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Thanks Matt


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#547715 - 08/01/19 08:37 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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I'm probably not qualified and may even be answering a different question, but I ran into what I think was a similar problem and found a solution. I was looking for a style in what I consider to be 2/4 time (Trying to think of a sample and I came up with singing the alphabet -- A b C d E f G, like 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2, etc.) As in two accented beats per measure. I've used BIB for years and never put it together that, although the second column from the left in the style picker will read "4/4", when the third column (labeled "EV/SW" but also known as "feel") is set "EV16" I get that 2-beat feel. ("EV8" in that column is what I think of as 4/4 time.) I hope that helps.

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#547746 - 08/01/19 10:56 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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Nelson:

If I understand what you're after, I frequently use a "2 beat" style.
If you type "2beat" (no quotes, no space) into the Filter String box in the StylePicker window,
you should get a number of entries.

There are some "country" ones (-C2B...), "ethnic" (-ETH2B...) and "Nashville" (-NS2B...) plus ROK2BEAT

Good luck!
LLOYD S

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#547759 - 08/01/19 01:30 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: How to find styles that are half time [Re: airtcon-161]
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Thank you very much, I will try your suggestions


Cheers

Nelson Lyon

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