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Guitar Pro 8 Review

In this Guitar Pro 8 review, find reasons why, or why not, to buy or upgrade to version 8 of Guitar Pro. See the features and how to use them in my video below. Visit the GuitarPro site here. Is a Guitar Pro 8 Upgrade Worth it? If you already have an old version of […]

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Software Reviews and How tos

ChordPulse Video Tutorials

Watch the ChordPulse Video tutorials below for real examples of how to use this virtual backing band software. See how ChordPulse is an effective and alternative to Band-in-A-Box. See other Band-In-A-Box alternatives on this page. ChordPulse Pros and Cons Pros Simple interface Powerful features “under the hood” 184 music grooves to apply in real time […]

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Band in a Box Alternatives

What does Band-in-a Box Do? Before looking at Band-in-a-Box alternatives, let’s look at what this software does and why it’s valuable. The basic concept of Band in a Box is to create a backing track to accompany your practice or performance. You create tracks by typing in chord progressions, selecting pre-programmed musical styles and choosing […]

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Educational Software Reviews and How tos

Dorico 4 Tips and Tricks

Dorico 4 From a Guitarists Perspective I usually don’t have much patience with software that isn’t easy to figure out. However, I gave Dorico, starting with version 3.5, more time than usual for three reasons. It’s not just a legacy program that’s been around for decades It promises to be a “desktop publishing” software to […]

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Educational Software Reviews and How tos

Windows 11 Upgrade Advice

To be able to give Windows 11 upgrade advice you really need experience with Windows 11 right? Actually, the experience that I want to share with you, is in going through multiple operating system (OS) upgrades over the years. Then having to deal with the consequences. How Bad Could it Be? Why do I need […]

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Mixcraft Tips and Tricks Software Reviews and How tos

Using Melodyne in Mixcraft

Using Melodyne in Mixcraft works similar to the way it does in other DAW software applications. Melodyne is typically used for vocals to correct pitch and timing. However, in the video below I show how to use it for guitar and bass. If you have Mixcraft Pro, you will also have an integrated license of […]

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Mixcraft Tips and Tricks Software Reviews and How tos

Create TAB in Mixcraft Pro

Did you know that you can Create TAB in Mixcraft Pro? Well, at least you can make a file that to import into Noteflight that allows you to print out TAB and Standard Notation from there. Noteflight is an online Music Notation program that you can access from your PC, phone or tablet. Setup a […]