1. INTRODUCTION

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    1. Welcome to V.I. Control!

      Announcements and rules of this message board.
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    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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      Latest: Rudy, from Belgium Rudy Verpaele, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:39 AM
    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: Why is 44.1kHz still the standard for music ? Fredeke, Apr 20, 2019 at 10:40 PM
    1. SAMPLE Talk

      General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
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      Latest: Garritan CFX dynamic range! keepitsimple, Apr 21, 2019 at 4:59 PM
    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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    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: Close Mics and the Orchestra Beat Kaufmann, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:37 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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      Latest: Cubase 10.0.20 released Michael Antrum, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:41 AM
    3. PC/Mac Builders, Mods, Peripherals - New

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      Latest: Building a home rig (Suggestions?) kitekrazy, Apr 21, 2019 at 9:22 AM
    4. GEAR Talk Forum

      GEAR Talk: hardware mic preamps, compressors, limiters, synths, mics, amps, guitars, keyboards etc.
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      Latest: X Touch faders are resisting my movements? HeliaVox, Apr 21, 2019 at 2:55 PM
    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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      Latest: Ample Sound VST Guitar Giveaway: Super Jumbo Mike Enjo, Apr 21, 2019 at 5:23 AM
    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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    7. Sound Design and SFX

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      Latest: Best microphones for tiny metallic squeaks Joe_D, Apr 21, 2019 at 9:23 AM
    1. KONTAKT: Sampling, Programming & Scripting

      Here's the place to discuss Kontakt, programming and scripting.
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      Latest: Kontakt 6, sampler in the cold? heisenberg, Apr 21, 2019 at 2:22 PM
    2. EXS24

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      Latest: KeymapPro Spectral Tuning robh, Mar 20, 2019
    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: Play 6 vs 4.3 ? Wolfie2112, Apr 10, 2019
    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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    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: What I need in Sibelius ... BlackDorito, Apr 18, 2019 at 6:17 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. 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: Eis and m.i.t.a mibarbaro, Apr 21, 2019 at 1:29 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: Workflow of A-List Composers Desire Inspires, Apr 21, 2019 at 4:38 PM
    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: Spotify milestone InLight-Tone, Apr 21, 2019 at 8:21 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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      Latest: Looking for instrumentalist's (any instrument) Marco, Apr 21, 2019 at 1:32 PM
  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: Happy egg day! puremusic, Apr 21, 2019 at 12:04 PM
    2. OFF-TOPICS - Political - ENTER AT OWN RISK!

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      Latest: The Russian Collusion Idiots TheNorseman, Apr 21, 2019 at 1:55 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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      Latest: MUSIC: What are you listening to ? ? miket, Apr 19, 2019 at 1:17 PM
    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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      Latest: Hahaha Phil81, Apr 18, 2019 at 7:10 AM
  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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