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  1. INTRODUCTION

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    1. Welcome to V.I. Control!

      Announcements and rules of this message board.
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      Latest: Forum for VST Live Performance ARP23, Aug 9, 2018 at 6:22 PM
    2. INTRODUCE Yourself

      Registered members only. Introduce yourself, let everyone know what you're doing, how long you've been doing music, etc.
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    3. Newbie Questions

      New to this virtual instruments game? Not even sure what "virtual instruments" means? Here's your place to ask questions.
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      Latest: Crazy Rich Asians: What Scoring Stage??? resound, Aug 11, 2018 at 9:14 AM
    1. SAMPLE Talk

      General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
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    2. COMMERCIAL Announcements

      This section is for paying advertisers. Announcements from non-paying companies should go into the Tier 2 sub-forum.
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    3. DEALS, DEALS, DEALS!

      This section if for paying advertisers. Deals from non-paying companies should go into the Tier sub-forum.
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      Latest: PulseSetter-Sounds Dystopian Summer Sale kriskrause, Aug 14, 2018 at 6:55 AM
    4. REVIEWS

      DISCLAIMER: Some reviewers may receive compensation from developers via click-though programs or affiliate links.
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    5. SAMPLECASTS, PODCASTS, VIDEOCASTS

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    1. Mixing, Post-Production, and Effects

      General Virtual Studio Mixing and Mastering discussion. Discuss tips & techniques to make your mixes shine.
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      Latest: McDSP NR800 Anders Wall, Aug 14, 2018 at 5:09 AM
    2. Your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)

      Hardware forum. Share configuration tips and ask questions related to DAW hardware: Mac & Windows.
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    3. PC/Mac Builders, Mods, Peripherals - New

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      Latest: Contemplating the big jump from Mac to PC Mornats, Aug 14, 2018 at 1:58 AM
    4. GEAR Talk Forum

      GEAR Talk: hardware mic preamps, compressors, limiters, synths, mics, amps, guitars, keyboards etc.
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      Latest: Arduino StrumPad - any builders out there? Anders Wall, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:31 AM
    5. Acoustic & Orchestral instruments

      Everything/Anything about acoustic instruments, orchestral, ethnic, voices used to recreate MIDI mock-ups with real ensembles or orchestras, or as solo instruments, etc.
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    6. Workflow Tips & DIYs

      Workflow can improve or hinder creativity and production. Share Tips, Tricks of the trade, approaches, DIY projects, etc. that have helped you cut off on time and operations.
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      Latest: VST Host for lots of 'live' KONTAKT instances Daan, Aug 14, 2018 at 1:11 AM
    7. Sound Design and SFX

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      Latest: Syntorial jononotbono, Aug 14, 2018 at 6:58 AM
    1. KONTAKT: Sampling, Programming & Scripting

      Here's the place to discuss Kontakt, programming and scripting.
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      Latest: Help with delay group script [UNSOLVED] Claud9, Aug 13, 2018 at 9:16 PM
    2. EXS24

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      Latest: New EXS strings freebie mouse, Aug 10, 2018 at 4:56 AM
    3. OTHERS: Falcon/UVI, Halion, Giga, Sforzando Sfz.

      Other samplers platforms like Falcon/UVI, Halion, GigaStudio, Sforzando Sfz, etc. Discuss, troubleshoot, optimize, Q & A.
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      Latest: Who's still using giga? THIS guy, that's who. wst3, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:25 AM
    4. VIRTUAL SYNTHS: Omnisphere, U-he, Reaktor, etc.

      Discussions specific to Virtual Synths, (i.e. Omnisphere, U-he, Reaktor, PadShoPro, Falcon, etc.) distinct from instruments samples and VSTs.
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    1. Composition, Orchestration & Technique

      Discussions on composing and scoring music. Tips and suggestions on how to improve your orchestral mockups and midi techniques. Feel free to post unfinished or experimental works and get feedback.
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      Latest: B Herrmann, Twilight Zone "Little Girl Lost" re-peat, Aug 14, 2018 at 7:00 AM
    2. Member's Compositions

      Add your URL to a completed composition on your personal music website. Your composition will be reviewed by a community member.
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    3. NOTATION Speak: Sibelius, Finale & Dorico

      Working with Finale or Sibelius notation programs? Here's the place to ask questions, get answers and improve your notation skills.
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      Latest: How's Dorico Now? Dewdman42, Aug 13, 2018 at 1:51 PM
    4. Soundtracks Discussion

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    5. Competitions!

      Do you know of any upcoming composing competitions? Share with us. You are taking part in one? Announce results, share tracks, etc.
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    6. Music Interval Theory Academy Discussion

      Area for students of Music Interval Theory Academy
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    7. EIS Discussion

      Forum for discussion about EIS: Equal Interval System, a compositional technique and system developed and taught by Lyle "Spud" Murphy
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      Latest: A one minute cue from a challenge... LamaRose, Aug 11, 2018 at 6:22 PM
  2. THE BUSINESS

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    1. Working in the Industry

      Practical information area regarding getting started and working in the music industry. Question, answer and discussion.
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      Latest: The thing about wearing Hats.... benmrx, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:57 AM
    2. Members Professional Updates & Self-Promotion

      Here is a promotional section where you can post your latest news, updates, shows, CD & Movie releases. Got bragging rights? Post them here! * (probationary section). (formerly 'PROMOTE Yourself').
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      Latest: My First TV commercial featuring my music macmac, Aug 14, 2018 at 6:54 AM
  3. V.I. CLASSIFIEDS

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    1. FOR SALE: Music Gear CLASSIFIEDS (Free Service)

      Wanting to buy or sell used gear? Check out the offerings from VI members from all over the world.
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    2. JOBS Board

      Check out the jobs board for gigs, jobs, etc.
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  4. SANCTUS CAFE'

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    1. OFF-TOPICS - General Musings

      General musings from the community. Members may make announcements and create polls. Fix the universe's problems here.
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      Latest: Thoughts on leaving LA NYC Composer, Aug 13, 2018 at 8:58 PM
    2. OFF-TOPICS - Political - ENTER AT OWN RISK!

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      Latest: The Future of the Democratic Party chimuelo, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:53 PM
    3. CHAT ROOM (VI-Control on Discord)

      The VI-CONTROL CHATROOM on Discord is open to all!
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      Latest: Chat Room creativeforge, Mar 22, 2017
    4. What's on your playlist right now?

      Which album, artist are you listening to right now, or lately?
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    5. ARTISTS INTERVIEWS: VI Spotlight

      New section for members to ask direct questions to professionals in the field.
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    6. Drama Zone

      Here's where you can debate about stuff that most people are tired of reading about.
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  5. FORUM SUPPORT DESK

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    1. Questions about the new site? Ask here!

      If you have questions, suggestions, comments or issues with the new site, this is the place to ask. Please be patient and kind, as this thread will be tended by volunteers. Although it should be pretty intuitive, we will try to help you as much as possible.
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    2. Forum Complaints

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