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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: New "Drama Zone" Sub-Forum Zak Rahman, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:08 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: Hello everyone! LowweeK, Apr 26, 2018 at 5:42 AM
    1. SAMPLE Talk

      General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
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      Latest: Spitfire Chamber Strings Professional? Vik, Apr 26, 2018 at 11:47 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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    4. REVIEWS

      DISCLAIMER: Some reviewers may receive compensation from developers via click-though programs or affiliate links.
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      Latest: Developer Spotlight - Sample Oddity Cory Pelizzari, Apr 25, 2018 at 6:19 PM
    5. SAMPLECASTS, PODCASTS, VIDEOCASTS

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      Latest: Orchestral Composition by Orb Composer amadeus1, Apr 26, 2018 at 9:44 AM
    6. 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: Cinematic drums/percussive sequences? sostenuto, Apr 25, 2018 at 5:48 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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      Latest: Fender Supersonic Pedal Setup VinRice, Apr 26, 2018 at 6:58 AM
    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: Audio interface to pc speakers cable. Rey, Apr 26, 2018 at 9:05 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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    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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    1. KONTAKT: Sampling, Programming & Scripting

      Here's the place to discuss Kontakt, programming and scripting.
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      Latest: Help with script snapshots EvilDragon, Apr 25, 2018 at 11:10 PM
    2. EXS24

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      Latest: New EXS strings freebie thesteelydane, Apr 23, 2018 at 4:40 PM
    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 1.5 update now available Jaap, Apr 25, 2018 at 1:07 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: New Synth ..... THORN from Dmitry Sches ..... TTU, Apr 26, 2018 at 10:50 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: The Music of 2001: A Space Odyssey (Video) miket, Apr 26, 2018 at 10:38 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: Dorico tutorials? Saxer, Apr 26, 2018 at 5:56 AM
    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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      Latest: EIS Student Examples jsaras, Mar 26, 2018
    5. Soundtracks Discussion

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      Latest: The Terror - Marcus Fjellström gregh, Apr 22, 2018 at 3:55 AM
  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: My situation. Any Advice or Pointers? Rohann, Apr 26, 2018 at 10:46 AM
    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: Consultancy for Professional Film Composers leogardini, Apr 25, 2018 at 3:04 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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  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: Payment alternatives premjj, Apr 26, 2018 at 11:40 AM
    2. JOBS Board

      Check out the jobs board for gigs, jobs, etc.
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      Latest: I am looking for other songwriters michelle, Apr 21, 2018 at 1:42 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: Kanye West - Make America Great Again chimuelo, Apr 26, 2018 at 9:37 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 ? ? Uncle Peter, Apr 26, 2018 at 7:10 AM
    5. ARTISTS INTERVIEWS: VI Spotlight

      New section for members to ask direct questions to professionals in the field.
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      Latest: Visit the studio of James Horner clisma, Apr 26, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    6. Drama Zone

      Here's where you can debate about stuff that most people are tired of reading about.
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      Latest: "Oops we made a mistake..." -> As if Mike Greene, Apr 26, 2018 at 9:49 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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      Latest: Sounds of Silences - Call 2018 JEPA, Apr 25, 2018 at 8:28 PM
    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: Can't post a new thread :( Mike Greene, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:57 AM
    2. Forum Complaints

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      Latest: VI-C needs more MS Paint avatars MrZarlton, Apr 24, 2018 at 1:25 AM