Studio One Tutorial

Studio One Effects Explained®

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Chapter 1 : Analysis

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    IR Maker

    An overview of using the IR Maker plugin to capture an impulse response from an external effects processor.

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    Level Meter

    Learn how to use the various modes of the level meter for versatile and accurate monitoring of your levels within Studio One.

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    Phase Meter

    An overview of using the Phase Meter within Studio One, with various types of program material.

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    A brief introduction of the Scope Plug-in.

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    Spectrum Meter

    Explore the different modes of the Spectrum Meter, and how we can utilize each of the different modes for clear visual feedback on our project.

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    Tone Generator

    A detailed look into the Tone Generator, including the various modes, and setting up a midi controller with the internal gate.

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    A walk through of the Tuner, including the different modes, and workflow tips.

Chapter 2 : Delay

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    Analog Delay

    A brief walk through of the Analog Delay plugin on vocals.

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    Beat Delay

    A brief walk through of the Beat Delay on vocals.

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    Groove Delay

    A brief walk through of the Groove Delay on Vocals.

Chapter 3 : Distortion

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    Ampire XT Amp Simulator

    Explore the different features of the Ampire XT Amp simulator that comes with Studio One, across various genres on the electric guitar.

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    RedLight Distortion

    An overview of the RedLight Dist. plugin.

Chapter 4 : Dynamics

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    A detailed walk through of the different features included with the Compressor plugin. including adaptive modes, and internal/external side chain.

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    Explore the different parameters of the Expander.

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    Learn how to use the different functions of the gate, with a kick drum track with bleed, as an example.

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    A detailed overview of the Limiter plugin, with special attention paid to the "threshold" parameter and "TP" (True Peak) mode.

Chapter 5 : External

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    Explore how to use the Pipeline plugin to integrate external hardware into you Studio One sessions. (Stereo & mono)

Chapter 6 : Mastering

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    Multiband Dynamics

    Learn the basic concepts behind the Multiband Dynamics plugin, and how to incorporate it into your mastering chain when working with stereo mixes.

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    Explore using the Tricomp, an easy to use, great sounding multi band compressor that can hep tighten up your tracks in the mastering stage.

Chapter 7 : Mixing

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    Binaural Pan

    A brief walk through of the Binaural Pan plugin and its basic functions.

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    Channel Strip

    Explore using the channel strip on different types of program material.

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    Dual Pan

    An overview of the Dual Pan plugin, and how we can use it to alter the stereo image and width.

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    Fat Channel

    Explore using the Fat Channel and all its parameters, on individual tracks, and a stereo mix.

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    Learn how to use all the features included in the Mixtool, in an in depth walkthrough, with various types of program material.

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    Pro EQ Pt. 1

    A detailed walkthrough of the Pro EQ plugin Part 1.

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    Pro EQ Pt. 2

    A detailed walkthrough of the Pro EQ plugin Part 2.

Chapter 8 : Modulation

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    A brief walk though of the the Autofilter plugin.

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    Explore the Chorus plugin on different types of program material.

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    An overview of the Flanger plugin.

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    A detailed overview of the Phaser plugin.

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    Explore the different modes of the X-Trem plugin, in this detailed overview using 3 different electric guitar tracks.

Chapter 9 : Reverb

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    A detailed overview of Mixverb and its different parameters.

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    Open Air

    An in depth walk through of Open Air.

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    Room Reverb

    Learn how to use Room Reverb, to design your own custom room reverbs.

Chapter 10 : Studio One 3 Update

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    Get an overview on using the new Bitcrusher plug-in great for making drastic changes on Bass, Drums and more.

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    Learn how to use the Rotor plug-in to create a rotary speaker effect. In this example, we'll use an acoustic guitar track, but the possibilities are endless when using Rotor!

Product Overview

At nearly 4 hours, let studio guru Marcus Huyskens be your guide for the most comprehensive tutorial series on how to use Studio One's immense collection of effects available! The 34 videos in this series cover everything you could want to know about all of the built-in Studio One processors.

Marcus begins with Analysis Plug-Ins, giving you overviews and practical examples of how to use the IR Maker, Level Meter, Phase Meter, Scope, Spectrum Meter, Tone Generator, and Tuner. Next, he dives into all three Delays included with Studio One Pro: the Analog Delay, Beat Delay, and Groove Delay. After that, Marcus shows you how to use the two Distortion Plug-Ins, the Ampire XT Amp Simulator and the RedLight Distortion.

Dynamics plug-ins are now showcased, with Marcus exploring the Compressor, Expander, Gate, and Limiter. He even teaches you how to connect your External Gear to Studio One using the Pipeline Plug-In. Moving on, you'll learn about the two Mastering Processors, Multiband Dynamics and Tricomp. Marcus also takes the time to give you in-depth information on how to use the six Mixing Plug-Ins: Binaural Pan, Channel Strip, Dual Pan, Fat Channel, Mixtool, and Pro EQ.

Marcus concludes this epic series with two categories of Time-Based Effects. First, the five included Modulation Effects Autofilter, Chorus, Flanger, Phaser, and X-Trem are covered. Finally, he explores the three included Reverbs: Mixverb, Open Air, and Room Reverb.

Whether you're a beginner or advanced Studio One user, or if you've ever wanted to learn more about the included effects, "Studio One Pro Effects Explained" is the series for you!

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Studio One Effects Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 10 .
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Better than Presonus material Nice step by step review and description of components.
Date published: 2020-06-13
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Clear Explanation Marcus is one of my favorite!..5*****
Date published: 2020-02-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good to know all the effects and instruments Studio One offer Fast learning. Very good.
Date published: 2020-02-04
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Very Helpful indeed Great tutorials on some the effects of Studio One. Great help
Date published: 2019-10-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Depth of Knowledge & Practical Use Marcus is a favorite. He covers how & WHY. And best, he's not one of those trainers who appears to be fiddling with the controls for the first time while recording. It's almost like he prepares ahead of time or something? : )
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Great for beginners — or as a refresher for experienced users. Most Presonus effects have remained relatively unchanged since version 2.0, so this video is still relevant for learning the standard fx issued with this DAW. It's worth the investment in time to watch this - even if you're an experienced user - because Marcus might cover something you've skimmed over in the past.
Date published: 2018-04-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from great tutorials... that gave me more insight of all the plug in knobs that i mostly pushed randomly, beside that i gained some inspiration for my own tracks. I also learned about s1 features like e.g. the event fx. They are sometimes a little bit dry in my opinion ( ;-)), but i definitly learned a lot more compared to reading the s1 manual, wich gives me headaches. I fully recommend watching these tutorials.
Date published: 2017-12-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Job well done... Keeping the explanations concise but very thorough. Also recorded the screen with good resolution and zoomed to the proper level so it's easy to see!
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Quick and to the Point! Instantly i gained useful Information! Highly recommended.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great overview with a couple of caveats. This is an overview of all the effects of Studio One. It's concise and straight forward. The use of zoom was much appreciated along with the highlighting of what the author was working on, very nice. I would've liked the voiceover a bit more balanced with the audio example as I was constantly adjusting my volume to compensate. There was one very short explanation of one of the effects, that was a bit disappointing. There is some dated material relating to earlier versions, but things will work essentially the same, so don't let that keep you from purchasing. There is some redundancy between this series and another one so be aware of over purchasing. If you're new to DAWs and specifically Presounus Studio One this is a great place to start.
Date published: 2016-08-10
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