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 Arizona USA DrEntropy, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:34 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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      Latest: Lowest price/Biggest sales season dzilizzi, Dec 13, 2018 at 6:53 PM
    1. SAMPLE Talk

      General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
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    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: Fiddle! from BOLDER Sounds dflood, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:37 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: Comparing Adventure Brass & Caspian Cory Pelizzari, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:17 PM
    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: WHERE to set/alter volumes? JamieLang, Dec 13, 2018 at 8:30 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: Splitting Expression Maps SomeKindaThing, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:39 PM
    3. PC/Mac Builders, Mods, Peripherals - New

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      Latest: Stream Deck - killer REAL button controller ag75, Dec 13, 2018 at 3:37 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: Best upright piano 6000- 8500 USD..? OleJoergensen, Dec 13, 2018 at 5:44 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: Halo Weapon Sound Design Daniel Petras, Dec 11, 2018 at 9:06 AM
    1. KONTAKT: Sampling, Programming & Scripting

      Here's the place to discuss Kontakt, programming and scripting.
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      Latest: Newbie Scripting Help Tod, Dec 13, 2018 at 6:25 PM
    2. EXS24

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      Latest: Christian's Free Triple Felt Piano A3D2, Dec 7, 2018 at 8:05 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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    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: Arturia Pigments dgburns, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:59 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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      Latest: Rey's theme - what is the instrumentation? bryla, Dec 13, 2018 at 10:50 AM
    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: Overture 5 - feedback needed from current users Massimo, Dec 12, 2018 at 6:10 AM
    4. Soundtracks Discussion

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      Latest: Maniac - NETFLIX - Dan Romer slateandash, Dec 13, 2018 at 6:48 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: | Soundscape Sound Design | CONTEST | SBK, Dec 12, 2018 at 3:18 PM
    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 MatFluor, Nov 29, 2018
  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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      Latest: Tv Licensing Fees? Pudge, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:40 PM
    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 Atmospheric Soundtrack/Theme whiskers, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:21 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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      Latest: WTB Ableton Live Suite 10 AlexRuger, Dec 13, 2018 at 4:58 PM
    2. JOBS Board

      Check out the jobs board for gigs, jobs, etc.
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      Latest: Yes, you can work at Realitone! Atarion Music, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:55 AM
  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: Now that Trump is an unindicted co-conspirator.... Kony, Dec 13, 2018 at 2:44 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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      Latest: MUSIC: What are you listening to ? ? whiskers, Dec 13, 2018 at 8:47 AM
    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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  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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    2. Forum Suggestions and Complaints

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      Latest: Dont like the color change Guffy, Dec 4, 2018