VI-CONTROL

INTRODUCTION Welcome! Introduce yourself, get to know this forum's rules and more.

Welcome to V.I. Control!

Announcements and rules of this message board.
Threads
54
Messages
1.3K
Threads
54
Messages
1.3K

INTRODUCE Yourself

Registered members only. Introduce yourself, let everyone know what you're doing, how long you've been doing music, etc.
Threads
2.2K
Messages
11.6K
Threads
2.2K
Messages
11.6K

Newbie Questions

New to this virtual instruments game? Not even sure what "virtual instruments" means? Here's your place to ask questions.
Threads
413
Messages
4.5K
Threads
413
Messages
4.5K

VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS & SAMPLE LIBRARIES

SAMPLE Talk

General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
Threads
21.5K
Messages
426.2K
Threads
21.5K
Messages
426.2K

COMMERCIAL Announcements

This section is for paying advertisers. Announcements from non-paying companies should go into the Tier 2 sub-forum.
Threads
6K
Messages
120.5K
Threads
6K
Messages
120.5K

DEALS, DEALS, DEALS!

This section if for paying advertisers. Deals from non-paying companies should go into the Tier sub-forum.
Threads
1.7K
Messages
22.2K
Threads
1.7K
Messages
22.2K

REVIEWS

DISCLAIMER: Some reviewers may receive compensation from developers via click-though programs or affiliate links.
Threads
987
Messages
3.1K
Threads
987
Messages
3.1K

SAMPLECASTS, PODCASTS, VIDEOCASTS

Threads
305
Messages
4.1K
Threads
305
Messages
4.1K

TECH SUPPORT

Have installation or other questions? Here's the place.
Threads
133
Messages
938
Threads
133
Messages
938

STUDIO PRODUCTION

Mixing, Post-Production, and Effects

General Virtual Studio Mixing and Mastering discussion. Discuss tips & techniques to make your mixes shine.
Threads
4.1K
Messages
49.6K
Threads
4.1K
Messages
49.6K

Your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)

A place to discuss everything related to DAW software! (Cubase, Logic, VEP, etc.)
Threads
10.5K
Messages
115.9K
Threads
10.5K
Messages
115.9K

PC/Mac Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Forum for discussing computer hardware, components, & peripherals (Macbooks, CPUs, computer keyboards, etc)
Threads
1.1K
Messages
16.3K
Threads
1.1K
Messages
16.3K

GEAR Talk

Studio Gear Talk: hardware mic preamps, compressors, limiters, synths, mics, amps, guitars, keyboards etc.
Threads
1.8K
Messages
24.8K
Threads
1.8K
Messages
24.8K

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.
Threads
189
Messages
2.4K
Threads
189
Messages
2.4K

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.
Threads
457
Messages
4.3K
Threads
457
Messages
4.3K

Sound Design and SFX

Threads
144
Messages
1.1K
Threads
144
Messages
1.1K

SAMPLE PLAYERS & VST/VI SYNTHS

KONTAKT: Sampling, Programming & Scripting

Here's the place to discuss Kontakt, programming and scripting.
Threads
5.2K
Messages
38.4K
Threads
5.2K
Messages
38.4K
Threads
321
Messages
3K

Logic Samplers & EXS24

Threads
50
Messages
581
Threads
50
Messages
581

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.
Threads
471
Messages
6.6K
Threads
471
Messages
6.6K

COMPOSITION, NOTATION & ORCHESTRATION

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.
Threads
3.6K
Messages
50.8K
Threads
3.6K
Messages
50.8K

Soundtracks Discussion

Threads
231
Messages
4.1K
Threads
231
Messages
4.1K
  • Locks

Member's Compositions

Add your URL to a completed composition on your personal music website. Your composition will be reviewed by a community member.
Threads
11.4K
Messages
83.8K
Threads
11.4K
Messages
83.8K

Competitions!

Do you know of any upcoming composing competitions? Share with us. You are taking part in one? Announce results, share tracks, etc.
Threads
110
Messages
1.5K
Threads
110
Messages
1.5K

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.
Threads
537
Messages
5.7K
Threads
537
Messages
5.7K
Threads
20
Messages
1.5K

EIS Discussion

Forum for discussion about EIS: Equal Interval System, a compositional technique and system developed and taught by Lyle "Spud" Murphy
Threads
310
Messages
3K
Threads
310
Messages
3K

THE BUSINESS

Working in the Industry

Practical information area regarding getting started and working in the music industry. Question, answer and discussion.
Threads
2.7K
Messages
42.4K
Threads
2.7K
Messages
42.4K

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').
Threads
821
Messages
4K
Threads
821
Messages
4K

V.I. CLASSIFIEDS

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.
Threads
4.1K
Messages
15.8K
Threads
4.1K
Messages
15.8K

JOBS Board

Check out the jobs board for gigs, jobs, etc.
Threads
145
Messages
674
Threads
145
Messages
674

SANCTUS CAFE'

OFF-TOPICS - General Musings

General musings from the community. Members may make announcements and create polls. Fix the universe's problems here.
Threads
5.9K
Messages
97.5K
Threads
5.9K
Messages
97.5K
Threads
144
Messages
8.4K

What's on your playlist right now?

Which album, artist are you listening to right now, or lately?
Threads
51
Messages
2K
Threads
51
Messages
2K

Drama Zone

Here's where you can debate about stuff that most people are tired of reading about.
Threads
76
Messages
4.6K
Threads
76
Messages
4.6K

ARTISTS INTERVIEWS: VI Spotlight

New section for members to ask direct questions to professionals in the field.
Threads
34
Messages
262
Threads
34
Messages
262

CHAT ROOM (VI-Control on Discord)

The VI-CONTROL CHATROOM on Discord is open to all!
Threads
1
Messages
1
Threads
1
Messages
1

FORUM SUPPORT DESK

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.
Threads
239
Messages
2.4K
Threads
239
Messages
2.4K

Forum Suggestions and Complaints

Threads
80
Messages
1.6K
Threads
80
Messages
1.6K

COMPANY FORUMS

Code.Ultra Sounds

Threads
2
Messages
10
Threads
2
Messages
10

Pulsesetter Sounds

Threads
5
Messages
19
Threads
5
Messages
19

Realitone

Threads
0
Messages
0
Threads
0
Messages
0
None