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: Hello from Sweden erikradbo, Feb 18, 2019 at 10:14 PM
    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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    1. SAMPLE Talk

      General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
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      Latest: Turkish Violin Sample Recommendation? rrichard63, Feb 19, 2019 at 4:41 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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      Latest: Embertone Releases: Walker 1955 Steinway 'D' Pudge, Feb 19, 2019 at 4:30 PM
    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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      Latest: Review - Rhapsody: Orchestral Percussion by ISW! APD, Feb 19, 2019 at 4:03 AM
    5. SAMPLECASTS, PODCASTS, VIDEOCASTS

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      Latest: Are We Still Composers? D Halgren, Feb 19, 2019 at 4:52 PM
    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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    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: Do they make a dual display arm for these? :) PerryD, Feb 19, 2019 at 3:16 PM
    4. GEAR Talk Forum

      GEAR Talk: hardware mic preamps, compressors, limiters, synths, mics, amps, guitars, keyboards etc.
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    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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    7. Sound Design and SFX

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      Latest: Ness Project: Brass Synthesis William Palmer, Feb 19, 2019 at 2:36 PM
    1. KONTAKT: Sampling, Programming & Scripting

      Here's the place to discuss Kontakt, programming and scripting.
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    2. EXS24

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    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: Falcon expansions : Pulsar [UVI] idematoa, Feb 18, 2019 at 9:03 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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      Latest: Alchemy problem in Logic Soundhound, Feb 19, 2019 at 1:30 PM
    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: Manually sequencing mallet rolls Nick Batzdorf, Feb 19, 2019 at 2:45 PM
    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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    4. Soundtracks Discussion

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      Latest: How did they get the piano there? David Cuny, Feb 17, 2019 at 6:22 PM
    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 Student Examples CQrity, Feb 14, 2019 at 11:51 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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    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: New Production Music Track CGR, Feb 12, 2019
  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: Trailer Music Company Seeking Interns redCola Asst, Feb 19, 2019 at 2:24 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: Favorite Music YouTube Channels? HotCoffee, Feb 18, 2019 at 3:17 PM
    2. OFF-TOPICS - Political - ENTER AT OWN RISK!

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    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 ? ? Vin, Feb 18, 2019 at 1:44 AM
    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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      Latest: Email notifications monomox, Jan 9, 2019
    2. Forum Suggestions and Complaints

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