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#677501 - 10/12/21 01:26 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Random Style Creator
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I was making a demo video with RealTrack edits so I dragged just a few random picked Ev 120 Drums and RealTracks tracks in and it had a great sound.
If it don't sound good then you could click on the track that don't fit and randomly insert another.
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#677508 - 10/12/21 02:00 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: Pipeline]
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I guess there might be some sort of filter in place to limit what might be able to be selected, e.g. must match time-signature etc.

Anyway, why not? It could get interesting. +1
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#677511 - 10/12/21 02:11 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: Pipeline]
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+1

That is how I do it, I try not to aim for something specific, just explore and see what feels good at the time. I do not care if one part is Country and another is Hard Rock. If it works, it works. I guess, in one way it is a "lazy man" feature, on other hand it might create unexpected and wonderful results.

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#677519 - 10/12/21 02:41 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: Pipeline]
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All the current styles are made by PG but having a random choice gives the God input for creating up a unique style that can the be then saved.
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#677547 - 10/12/21 05:17 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: Pipeline]
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I'll go the other direction here with a -1. I feel we don't need more trivial features gumming up the works.

If you want a random selection just use any online random number generator and then use that number to find your random style!


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#677551 - 10/12/21 05:45 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: Pipeline]
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I'm presuming this is a Style 'Creator' that selects tracks randomly and creates the style. If so, that is quite different from a random style selector mentioned in the other post.
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#677552 - 10/12/21 05:52 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: JohnJohnJohn]
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I can read the RealTracks list from txt file and filter Ev 120 but then there's no menu access to the Tracks as there is no Tracks menu so it can only be done with a mouse click, then you can't enter the random RT number in the RealTrack Picker like you can in the Melody Picker. So I can't script it otherwise it would be done by now and uploaded as an add-on script feature.


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#677560 - 10/12/21 06:44 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: VideoTrack]
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Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
I'm presuming this is a Style 'Creator' that selects tracks randomly and creates the style. If so, that is quite different from a random style selector mentioned in the other post.


True, but not so different. And the motives for automating / randomizing might be similar.

You could think of random style selector as random track assembler filtered by "all tracks are from the same style".

I can imagine a UI where a checkbox controls whether you're randomizing your "working style" track by track, or all at once.

You might want to rando the whole style at first, for a starting point, then certain tracks within. I can actually imagine wanting to do this.

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#677569 - 10/12/21 09:38 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: Mark Hayes]
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Originally Posted By: Mark Hayes
Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
I'm presuming this is a Style 'Creator' that selects tracks randomly and creates the style. If so, that is quite different from a random style selector mentioned in the other post.


True, but not so different. And the motives for automating / randomizing might be similar.

You could think of random style selector as random track assembler filtered by "all tracks are from the same style".

I can imagine a UI where a checkbox controls whether you're randomizing your "working style" track by track, or all at once.

You might want to rando the whole style at first, for a starting point, then certain tracks within. I can actually imagine wanting to do this.


I agree with Mark. If there is such a tool, why not letting the user decide how experimental he wants to be.
So +1 for the combined suggestion from Pipeline & Mark
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#677745 - 10/14/21 04:37 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Random Style Creator [Re: Pipeline]
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I can get the Random Style working fine as I can access the Style Picker, but it needs the Track menus and the same search option in the RealTracks/Drums Pickers, if they get around to those it will all come together.



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