Re: New Member, 'I'm Rick James'

D F Tweedie

Rick ...

While this site is an excellent source of important 'piece meal' information for features or trouble shooting, it is not directly a way to learn to use BIAB.

Do yourself a huge favor and either purchase this tutorial or subscribe to the website so you can view it.

It will save you hours and hours of frustration.

Would you advise someone to buy a guitar without learning to tune and restring it?

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From: "jamesgang7755@... [Band-in-a-Box]"
To: Band-in-a-Box@...
Sent: Sunday, March 6, 2016 5:08 AM
Subject: [Band-in-a-Box] New Member, 'I'm Rick James'

Yea, seriously...
New member to this group, new BiaB user and long time guitar player.
I am mainly interested in backing tracks that I can sing and play along with. It is quite a daunting prospect to create tracks from scratch for someone who was no experience with digital audio work stations or music software of any kind. Although I do write some of my own songs, I mainly play cover tunes that I will twist and bend to my own ear. Most often I will change the key (to suit my vocal range) and sometimes I will go really wild and change the time signature.
It would be very helpful if I could find some 'raw' BiaB song files (.SGU ?) that I could download and manipulate to my own purposes.
I fear that I have a very steep learning curve ahead of me, thankfully music is a life long addiction.

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