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 Massachusetts! Wall Art Music, Oct 17, 2018 at 7:50 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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    1. SAMPLE Talk

      General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
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      Latest: Delete please. Nick Batzdorf, Oct 17, 2018 at 11:01 AM
    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: Sick deal bro Sunny Fable, Oct 16, 2018 at 5:33 PM
    4. REVIEWS

      DISCLAIMER: Some reviewers may receive compensation from developers via click-though programs or affiliate links.
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      Latest: TIME macro by Orchestral Tools Review Thorsten Meyer, Oct 16, 2018 at 10:04 AM
    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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      Latest: Logic 10.4.2 released resound, Oct 17, 2018 at 10:58 AM
    3. PC/Mac Builders, Mods, Peripherals - New

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      Latest: Junkie xl tips on server units arwyn, Oct 17, 2018 at 9:08 AM
    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: Music visualizer by Rousseau fiestared, Oct 14, 2018 at 9:09 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: Ambient delay/reverb cloud using MXXX Chandler, Oct 16, 2018 at 7:03 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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      Latest: True Legato??? Living Fossil, Oct 14, 2018 at 8:47 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: Waveform warping? olmerk, Oct 16, 2018 at 3:08 PM
    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: PLUGIN GURU AMAROK13, Oct 13, 2018 at 3:38 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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    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: Plunging. chillbot, Oct 10, 2018
    4. Soundtracks Discussion

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      Latest: Debussy's"Claire de Lune"used in film trailer Kony, Oct 15, 2018 at 9:51 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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  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: Mixing service for composers Sanlky, Oct 17, 2018 at 10:28 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: [FILLED] Seeking mockup wizard tarantulis, Oct 11, 2018 at 2:18 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: My #Walkaway story PeterN, Oct 17, 2018 at 3:24 AM
    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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      Latest: On the road with Hans Zimmer TSG, Sep 24, 2018
    6. Drama Zone

      Here's where you can debate about stuff that most people are tired of reading about.
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      Latest: A farewell X-Bassist, Oct 16, 2018 at 6:31 PM
  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: New avatars are eyesearingly bright. Mike Greene, Oct 17, 2018 at 11:02 AM
    2. Forum Suggestions and Complaints

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