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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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    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: Totally new to orchestral music Mads Skønberg, Aug 22, 2017 at 3:09 PM
    1. SAMPLE Talk

      General discussion area all about samples, sample libraries, virtual instruments, synths, players and such.
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      Latest: Is anyone here working on chamber music? jonathanprice, Aug 23, 2017 at 11:54 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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    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: 60% off Orchestral Mallets - Limited Time Only HiEnergy, Aug 24, 2017 at 4:05 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: First Look/Review The Lowdown V2 by Modwheel donbodin, Aug 21, 2017 at 12:43 PM
    5. SAMPLECASTS, PODCASTS, VIDEOCASTS

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    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: How's My Depthing? miket, Aug 24, 2017 at 12:08 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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      Latest: How to delete Articulations in Cubase DynamicK, Aug 24, 2017 at 2:17 AM
    3. PC/Mac Builders, Mods, Peripherals - New

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      Latest: I9 7900X X299 Performance niven, Aug 24, 2017 at 4:24 AM
    4. GEAR Talk Forum

      GEAR Talk: hardware mic preamps, compressors, limiters, synths, mics, amps, guitars, keyboards etc.
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      Latest: Reflex Expression Pedal chimuelo, Aug 24, 2017 at 2:24 AM
    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: Drums and Percussion... murderbagmitch, Aug 22, 2017 at 8:50 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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      Latest: Diy studio desk fight !!!! JW, Aug 20, 2017 at 6:11 PM
    1. KONTAKT: Sampling, Programming & Scripting

      Here's the place to discuss Kontakt, programming and scripting.
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      Latest: Group allows inside On Controller? BlackHole, Aug 23, 2017 at 2:22 AM
    2. EXS24

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    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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    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: Your piano solos Gerald, Aug 24, 2017 at 3:45 AM
    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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    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: Dell Hake MikeM, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:40 PM
    5. Soundtracks Discussion

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      Latest: Trailers without music SBK, Aug 22, 2017 at 7:24 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: US music libraries vs UK libraries? gsilbers, Aug 23, 2017 at 9:30 PM
    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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    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: Presonus Pre-amp jcgerds, Aug 23, 2017 at 2:51 PM
    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: You are all doomed. DOOMED! DSmolken, Aug 23, 2017 at 12:02 AM
    2. OFF-TOPICS - Political - ENTER AT OWN RISK!

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      Latest: Petition to censure Donald Trump chimuelo, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:53 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 23, 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 ? ? Vin, Aug 23, 2017 at 5:52 AM
    5. ARTISTS INTERVIEWS: VI Spotlight

      New section for members to ask direct questions to professionals in the field.
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    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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    2. Forum Complaints - New

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      Latest: Blocking sections Ben H, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:29 PM