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    save your track and share it with friends.

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Keyboard

You can use the following keyboard shortcuts while composing a track.

spacebar

Press to start or stop playback.

commandcontrol key

Hold down the commandcontrol key while drawing notes to create "loud" notes.

optionalt key

Hold down the optionalt key while drawing notes to create "soft" notes.

shift

Hold down the shift key to select a region of notes. You will then be able to copy and paste or clear that region.

Advanced

Playback starting point

By default, playback always starts from the beginning of a track. This can be difficult if you want to focus your attention on a piece in the middle, or near the end.

You can change where playback begins by setting the playback start marker. You can do this by clicking white area just above the grid. A blue arrow icon will be placed where you click. Playback will now start from this point.

Clicking on the arrow icon again will remove it.

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Column volume

There is a speaker icon to the left of each row on the grid.

Click this icon once and you can control the volume of that row.

Double click this icon and you can mute or unmute the row.

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David Deoliveira (CHOCOLOAF)
David Deoliveira (CHOCOLOAF)

Can somebody let me use their beats for my songs. Ill give you a shoutout in the song and I'll give you beat creation recognition but its got to be for free though. Someone reply. My beats suck.

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Danny Samaro
Danny Samaro

Check me out im new to the site i made 6 Good tracks tell me what you think? thank you :)

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Christina Boyd
Christina Boyd

Don't feel bad. Mine do too. This is my first time ever being on a site like this one. But I think it could be awesome once I get the hang of it. What kind of lyrics you write?

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