Re: BIAB 2019 Released
D F Tweedie
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I am going to be 'snarky:' this is undoubtedly not a VST plugin, but rather a VSTi plugin ... aka a 'Virtual Instrument.'
There are many MIDI and audio compositional VSTi plugins already ... waveDNA RhythmMusic or MusicDevelopment RapidComposer come to mind for examples.
Now, it this were really 'cutting edge,' it would be an ARA 2.0 plugin ... which I am sure Rodger knows all about.
In the meantime, I am doubtful if you could do any better than his current setup of Studio One and Melodyne ... BIAB VSTi or no.
The one thing that would excite me about a new BIAB offering would be RealDrums with separate tracks for kick, snare, hats, toms, etc.
On Monday, December 3, 2018, 6:50:38 AM PST, media_production@... [Band-in-a-Box] wrote:
Can you or others share how the BIAB VST plugin works or is suppose to work within its feature capabilities.
In my studio set up, I have my DAW open on 2 computer Monitors and have BIAB open on a 3rd computer monitor and I drag and drop wave files from BIAB into my DAW. It’s very fast and the wave files lock to my host tempo. I can easily drag BIAB files into Melodyne Studio 4 (opens in my Presonus Studi0 One Pro DAW) change pitch or change notes in a chord or convert to midi files and then trigger other VSTI instruments in arrangements. I’m not seeing how BIAB could be better integrated into my work flow—but I’m totally open.
I am wondering what features are available with this new BIAB VST plugin—does this mean BIAB opens inside a DAW? This could potentially cause more CPU processing in my DAW and cause more hick-ups and crashes.
I would appreciate any input about the potential use of this new VST BIAB technology and where it is now, where it can go and how new future applications could be used with this feature.
Obviously there must have been a lot of requests for this VST plugin as BIAB follows requests, wish lists, feedback and complaints in their new release versions. I look forward to hearing any opinions or capabilities in the use of BIAB VST plugin. Maybe BIAB development team has many new technology advancements in mind with future versions that are going into the virtual domain with BIAB VST plugin technology.
Maybe someone from BIAB development team will let me know if this is a major roadway for BIAB. I know the marketing director at BIAB and after I get all the feedback from others on this list, I can be more aware of the group’s interest, likes and wish list for BIAB VST plugin. Maybe BIAB is looking to bring in 3rd party developers for future Plugin Apps that work in BIAB?
I could also use this VST Plugin topic feedback from this group forum for negotiating a group discount on BIAB upgrades that we talked about last year. What I would propose to BIAB marketing director, if everyone was in agreement-- a master list of everyone who wanted to upgrade would be created with with the person’s name, email address, BIAB product and year purchased and then I would ask BIAB to create a coupon code(s) for the proposed discount percentage. Then each person could use their applicable coupon code for their individual purchase. Some people might want to upgrade from last year, others might be 2 or 3 or more years ago, so I would think different coupon codes would apply.
On 12/2/2018 10:26 PM, Larry Gibson jamline84@... [Band-in-a-Box]