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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: Hello from Glasgow alox, Jul 15, 2018 at 2:53 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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      Latest: Possible to Create Music with Old System? Wally Garten, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:50 AM
    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: Session Strings Pro 2 sostenuto, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:01 AM
    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: Review: Evolution Bundle by Keepforest donbodin, Jul 15, 2018 at 10:31 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: Cubase IC Pro Bender-offender, Jul 16, 2018 at 9:37 AM
    3. PC/Mac Builders, Mods, Peripherals - New

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      Latest: New Mac Book Pro dcoscina, Jul 16, 2018 at 8:39 AM
    4. GEAR Talk Forum

      GEAR Talk: hardware mic preamps, compressors, limiters, synths, mics, amps, guitars, keyboards etc.
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      Latest: Dynaudio Lyd 48 studio monitor impressions iobaaboi, Jul 16, 2018 at 9:39 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: Cello advice request ism, Jul 15, 2018 at 7:42 PM
    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: Free sound effects - fireworks & gun shots Maxime Luft, Jul 13, 2018 at 5:25 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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    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: According to Cantible I have 3,600+ VST Paul Grymaud, Jul 16, 2018 at 3:25 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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    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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    4. Soundtracks Discussion

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    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: 7th International Film Music Competition 2018 Tfis, Jul 16, 2018 at 1:31 AM
    6. Music Interval Theory Academy Discussion

      Area for students of Music Interval Theory Academy
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      Latest: All scales fiestared, Jul 15, 2018 at 2:47 AM
    7. 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: Short demo to pitch for a project MatFluor, Jul 15, 2018 at 12:28 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: Working With Multiple Trailer Libraries Glenn Broersma, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:38 AM
    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: An 18 year-old dream will come true for me tommorow JT, Jul 13, 2018 at 9:38 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: FS: ProjectSAM Lumina lucianogiacomozzi, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:48 AM
    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: I'm visiting New York, anyone fancy a pint? Rv5, Jul 16, 2018 at 10:29 AM
    2. 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
    3. What's on your playlist right now?

      Which album, artist are you listening to right now, or lately?
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      Latest: Favorite metal recommendations - Metalbros unite!!! Henu, Jul 14, 2018 at 12:46 PM
    4. ARTISTS INTERVIEWS: VI Spotlight

      New section for members to ask direct questions to professionals in the field.
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    5. Drama Zone

      Here's where you can debate about stuff that most people are tired of reading about.
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      Latest: Drama wst3, Jul 16, 2018 at 9:54 AM
  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

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