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#605611 - 07/08/20 09:34 AM [I want a video that shows me how to ....] Workaround for entering more than 4 chords per bar
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A common question people ask is "can you enter more than 4 chords in a bar?", to which the answer is no, BUT there's a workaround that you can use to actually do this:

https://youtu.be/IXR8wFLK0Lw
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#605669 - 07/08/20 08:17 PM [I want a video that shows me how to ....] Re: Workaround for entering more than 4 chords per bar [Re: Tobin - PG Music Inc.]
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Enjoyed the video. Very informative. I've been playing around trying to use a Medley of the two guitars and Bass on a single track to play correctly at half time. Not there yet but still working on it.
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#670844 - 08/31/21 11:58 AM [I want a video that shows me how to ....] Re: Workaround for entering more than 4 chords per bar [Re: Tobin - PG Music Inc.]
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Very interesting video... but for all the effort, the results were not very "musical" IMHO...
I wonder if the OP had started with a slower tempo example (85 bpm), this "workaround" might give better results... It might turn out worse.
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#674261 - 09/22/21 04:36 AM [I want a video that shows me how to ....] Re: Workaround for entering more than 4 chords per bar [Re: bloc-head]
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We've been asking for 'native' more than 4 chords per bar for an eternity, but one day it just might happen?
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#698097 - 01/13/22 03:15 PM [I want a video that shows me how to ....] Re: Workaround for entering more than 4 chords per bar [Re: Tobin - PG Music Inc.]
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I understand the workaround, but it sounds like [insert a suitable naughty word] - I have really tried to play around with it, but I will categorize as - close but no cigar - wink
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#698127 - 01/13/22 04:55 PM [I want a video that shows me how to ....] Re: Workaround for entering more than 4 chords per bar [Re: Tobin - PG Music Inc.]
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2022 Band-in-a-Box for Windows has a feature called microchords. Microchords allows a user to enter up to 16 chords per bar.
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