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  1. INTRODUCTION

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    1. Welcome to V.I. Control!

      Announcements and rules of this message board.
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      Latest: Help us make a more useful "Resources" section AllanH, Sep 16, 2017 at 7:01 AM
    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: Hey Y'all MrLinssi, Sep 19, 2017 at 2:03 PM
    1. SAMPLE Talk

      General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
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      Latest: Wavesfactory's Mercury Piano chasmanian, Sep 19, 2017 at 7:46 PM
    2. COMMERCIAL Announcements

      Commercial Announcements is dedicated to manufacturers and developers of sample libraries, virtual instruments, and other music gear announcing their development, upgrades, updates, upcoming releases, projects, contests, promotions and deals they themselves put together. (NOT for affiliate links).
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      Latest: Dark Matter 2 - OUT NOW! Vastman, Sep 19, 2017 at 8:13 PM
    3. Resellers & Affiliates Deals

      Promotions by AFFILIATES (and some RESELLERS) of sample libraries, virtual instruments, and other music gear. A forum dedicated to announcing deals and promotions via affiliate links from some of our established members.
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      Latest: Music Software Deals for Sept 19, 2017 donbodin, Sep 15, 2017 at 10:42 AM
    4. REVIEWS (compensated & non-compensated)

      DISCLAIMER : The reviewers here MAY HAVE/WILL received compensation from developers or manufacturers or via click-though programs or affiliate links. Please indicate which category your review belongs to.
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      Latest: My review of The Orchestra is up def29, Sep 19, 2017 at 12:39 PM
    1. Post Production & Mixing Discussion

      General Virtual Studio Mixing and Mastering discussion. Discuss tips & techniques to make your mixes shine.
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      Latest: Kush UBK Novatron Tube Compressor Plugin synthpunk, Sep 19, 2017 at 5:54 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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    3. PC/Mac Builders, Mods, Peripherals - New

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      Latest: Suggestion of PC slave CPU chimuelo, Sep 19, 2017 at 8:43 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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      Latest: Latency vs pops... madfloyd, Sep 19, 2017 at 1:03 PM
    1. KONTAKT: Sampling, Programming & Scripting

      Here's the place to discuss Kontakt, programming and scripting.
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      Latest: Kontakt 5.7 released szcz, Sep 19, 2017 at 2:07 PM
    2. EXS24

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      Latest: Articulation ID Saxer, Sep 13, 2017 at 2:31 PM
    3. OTHER PLATFORMS: Falcon/UVI, Halion, Giga.

      Go here to discuss other Sampler Platforms like Falcon/UVI, Halion, GigaStudio, etc. Troubleshoot, optimize. Question & Answer.
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    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: Soft Synth suggestion? germancomponist, Sep 18, 2017 at 12:36 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

      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: Can fonts help with expression in scores? Rodney Money, Sep 16, 2017 at 4:17 PM
    4. 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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    5. Soundtracks Discussion

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      Latest: It MrLinssi, Sep 17, 2017 at 2:46 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. Composers Self-Promotion

      Looking to hire a composer? Check out VI composers' websites - visit the many talented composers who frequent VI Control! Free service to our members.
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      Latest: If you live in Los Angeles, come see me! Ashermusic, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:55 PM
    3. Members Professional Updates

      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: Yay, first tv placement! synergy543, Sep 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM
  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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  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: Upright Piano that Sounds Like a Grand Piano chimuelo, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:03 AM
    2. OFF-TOPICS - Political - ENTER AT OWN RISK!

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      Latest: Petition to censure Donald Trump TheNorseman, Sep 19, 2017 at 8:31 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, Sep 19, 2017 at 1:26 PM
    5. ARTISTS INTERVIEWS: VI Spotlight

      New section for members to ask direct questions to professionals in the field.
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      Latest: Final Fantasy interview leon chevalier, Sep 13, 2017 at 11:56 AM
    1. 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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    2. VI Control Forum Promotions

      For the month of March
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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: Login not secure? Przemek K., Sep 11, 2017
    2. Forum Complaints - New

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      Latest: VI-C needs more MS Paint avatars creativeforge, Sep 14, 2017 at 4:26 PM