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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    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: A sample library wiki? JEPA, Jun 16, 2019 at 2:59 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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      Latest: Boz Digital Labs Imperial Delay $29 joyneski, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:42 PM
    4. REVIEWS

      DISCLAIMER: Some reviewers may receive compensation from developers via click-though programs or affiliate links.
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      Latest: Pigments an Innovate Synth by Arturia Review idematoa, Jun 15, 2019 at 1:35 AM
    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: Always use dither when bouncing Fredeke, Jun 16, 2019 at 1:19 PM
    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: LogicPro + VEP and AU3 dbudde, Jun 16, 2019 at 3:22 PM
    3. PC/Mac Builders, Mods, Peripherals - New

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      Latest: [Thread] Computex AMD/Intel axb312, Jun 16, 2019 at 1:04 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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      Latest: SF Alternative Solo Strings + Art Conductor bigrichpea, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:43 PM
    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: Protools for MIDI sequencing Mishabou, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:27 AM
    7. Sound Design and SFX

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      Latest: Big Fat Analog Drones preview Fredeke, Jun 16, 2019 at 2:24 AM
    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: VMPK equivalent, in VST ? Dewdman42, May 26, 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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      Latest: NI Massive X anyone? EvilDragon, Jun 11, 2019 at 10:03 AM
    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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      Latest: My first live-orchestra-experience Bartholomeus, Jun 16, 2019 at 1:43 PM
    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: Hans Zimmer - Xmen:Dark Phoenix! Wolfie2112, Jun 12, 2019 at 7:27 AM
    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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      Latest: Voices of Opera demo contest JEPA, May 7, 2019
    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 Craig Sharmat, Jun 7, 2019
  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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  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 new Composers Desire Inspires, Jun 15, 2019 at 12:55 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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    2. OFF-TOPICS - Political - ENTER AT OWN RISK!

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      Latest: Nailed it timprebble, Jun 15, 2019 at 2:17 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, Jun 15, 2019 at 9:20 PM
    5. ARTISTS INTERVIEWS: VI Spotlight

      New section for members to ask direct questions to professionals in the field.
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      Latest: David Housden - Composer Interview Vin, May 19, 2019
    6. Drama Zone

      Here's where you can debate about stuff that most people are tired of reading about.
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      Latest: The future of the daw composer Jerry Growl, Jun 14, 2019 at 6:39 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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      Latest: Publishing links to external reviews ptram, Jun 12, 2019 at 6:53 AM
    2. Forum Suggestions and Complaints

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