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Studio One: Beginner's Guide

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  • Start Up & Configuration 5:00

    Start Up & Configuration

    Learn how to set up your audio and MIDI hardware, and how to create a new song.

  • Introduction to the Workspace 2:30

    Introduction to the Workspace

    Discover the main areas of the Studio One workspace, and some simple and useful shortcuts to navigate through them.

  • Creating an Instrument Track 3:37

    Creating an Instrument Track

    See the various ways of creating tracks and assigning software instruments to them.

  • Setting Up the Metronome 3:18

    Setting Up the Metronome

    Learn about the precount and preroll count in options, assigning the metronome sounds, and how to control the functions from the Transport bar or with key commands.

  • Simple Recording & Basic Transport Commands 3:01

    Simple Recording & Basic Transport Commands

    Watch how to record a software instrument and basic navigation commands for locating and playback.

  • Quantize & Input Quantize Basics 3:47

    Quantize & Input Quantize Basics

    See how to use basic quantization to correct the timing of a performance either after the recording, or on input as the performance is recorded.

  • Replace & Loop Recording 4:12

    Replace & Loop Recording

    Discover how Replace Mode is used to punch in and correct areas of an existing recording, and how Loop Recording is used to record multiple passes over the same area.

  • Loop Recording In Record Mix Mode 2:53

    Loop Recording In Record Mix Mode

    Watch as Record Mix mode is used to loop record percussion. Instead of creating separate takes, parts are merged each time the Loop is repeated.

  • Audio Recording Basics 4:25

    Audio Recording Basics

    Learn how to get up and running recording a simple mono audio track in Follow mode.

  • Arrange View Editing Basics 5:50

    Arrange View Editing Basics

    Discover how Snap to Grid works when editing events in Arrange View, and see how range selections are used to copy portions of an event.

  • Event View Editing Basics 5:51

    Event View Editing Basics

    Explore how notes are created and edited with the mouse in Event View.

  • Mixing Basics 6:41

    Mixing Basics

    See how Insert device racks are used to process the sound playing through the channel, and how Send device racks are used to send a portion of the signal to another location for effects processing, and then blended together with the original audio.

  • Automation 101 3:46

    Automation 101

    Learn how to create Automation Envelopes on a track in order to vary the values of specific instrument parameters over time.

  • Mixdown & More 5:22

    Mixdown & More

    Discover how to add a fade out to the end of your song, how to add limiting to the full mix to increase the volume, how to edit your song?s meta data, and finally, how to mix it down to a single audio file.

Product Overview


DAW guru Eli Krantzberg presents powerful beginner Studio One video tutorials! Compatible with all versions of Studio One, see how to get up and running fast with Studio One, including set up, recording and editing MIDI and Audio, loop recording, arranging and mixing basics, using S1's powerful automation, basic mixdown and much more. These videos are designed for beginner Studio One users.

Eli welcomes you and gets you going with how to start up and configure Studio One with your audio and MIDI hardware, and then how to create your first song. The Workspace is then shown and you'll learn about the main areas of the Studio One workspace, and some simple and useful shortcuts to navigate through them.

Next, you'll see how to create an instrument track, set up the metronome, make a simple recording while using the different transport options and more. Eli then goes over what Quantize is, and how to apply it in Studio One, how to get creative with Loop Recording, audio recording basics, and how to edit your parts in both Arrange and Event views.

Wrapping up your Studio One maiden voyage, you'll learn important mixing basics such as how to insert device racks to process the sound playing through the channel, how Send device racks are used to send a portion of the signal to another location for effects processing and then blended together with the original audio, using the powerful Automation features for complete control, and how to mixdown your first song so you can share it with the world.

To see what these detailed Studio One tutorials show you, and how they'll help you to start using Studio One quickly and easily, see the individual Studio One video tutorial descriptions on this page. Start making your music now... Watch "Studio One: Beginner's Guide" today!


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