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Studio One Know-How: Compressors & Dynamics

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    What we’ll cover in this series.

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    How To Use A Compressor

    In this video Marcus Huyskens gives a basic overview of the various parameters found in most compressors and dynamics processors.

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    Channel Strip

    Learn how to use the compressor, expander, and gain in the Studio One Channel Strip to quickly and efficiently dial in a smooth sound.

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    Fat Channel

    Marcus demonstrates the dynamics section of the Fat Channel including, the Limiter, Gate/Expander, and the compressor.

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    Multiband Dynamics

    Learn how to take control of the discrete frequencies in your tracks but dialing in custom tailored compression settings based on the individual bands.

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    In this video, Marcus demonstrates how to use the simple yet effective RC500 state space plug-in.

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    Learn how to use the different parameters of the VT1 state space plugin by Presonus, including, the various impedance settings.

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    Marcus demonstrates using the Tricomp on the Mix Bus in order to bring vibrance, edge, and apparent loudness to a track.

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    Learn how to use the Limiter to raise the overall level of your final mix to compete with modern masters, all while preserving dynamics and ensuring that no intersample peaks squeeze through.

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    De-Essing Using the Stock Studio One Compressor

    Learn how to use the stock Studio One Compressor to create a frequency based De-Esser using the internal side-chain filter.

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    Parallel Compression Using The Splitter

    In this video, Marcus demonstrates a modern approach to parallel compression using the Splitter in Studio One.

Product Overview

Studio One offers numerous compressors and other dynamics tools, and in this video tutorial series Studio One pro Marcus Huyskens explains and explores the options you have at your fingertips.

Marcus begins with a brief introduction and a primer on how to use compression in general, then demonstrates how to use the Compressor, Expander, and make-up gain features in the Studio One Channel Strip. Next, he shows you how to use the dynamics section of the Fat Channel, including the Limiter, Gate/Expander, and Compressor.

Then it’s time for a deep dive into the Multiband Dynamics plug-in, and Marcus reveals how to take control of the discreet frequencies in your tracks and dial in compression settings tailored to the individual frequency bands.

Marcus now demonstrates the parameters of the RC500 State Space plug-in, and the VT1 dynamics plug-in, including its unique impedance settings, as well as how to use the Tricomp, focusing on how it can add vibrance and apparent loudness when used on the mix bus.

Wrapping it up, Marcus explores how to use the limiter to raise the overall loudness enough to compete with modern mastered tracks, and ends by showing you creative uses for Studio One’s dynamics processors. First, he shows you how you can use the built-in Compressor to create a frequency-based deesser by using its sidechain filter, and how to set up a parallel compression chain by using the Splitter.

If you’re new to Studio One, or if you’re an experienced user looking to really learn the dynamics plug-ins available, watch “Studio One Know-How: Compressors & Dynamics” today!

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Studio One Know-How: Compressors & Dynamics is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 19 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Extremely Helpful for me also. I am new to Studio One i don't know to much about this DAW. So i will watch all about this DAW before enter in this DAW.
Date published: 2020-04-15
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Extremely Helpful I have had Studio One for over a year and has been reluctant to use it because the UI looks so formidable. Also for new users, there is absolutely so much to learn that it can be intimidating. I just started looking at the use of dynamics plugins and find these tutorials very enlightening. Plan to keep using Groove 3 to help me master the software.
Date published: 2019-12-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from An excellent set of lessons! This is a very quick and thorough explanation and example the tools and their use. Marcus is a top notch teacher and very much appreciated. Thanks to him and GROOVE3!
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Clear and comprehensive Shows how by using only Studio One stock plugins you can produce a top quality professional mix.
Date published: 2018-12-03
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Nice review but bypass A/B should be gain matched... Instructive review on the tricomp but to thruly hear what it does, the bypass a/b should have been done with gains matched. Of course in this short term with tricomp it sounds better cause it's louder (without denying the potential of the plugin this is just an advice for next reviews ;) ) Thanks a lot
Date published: 2018-09-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very, very helpful Well presented, keeps you captured without spending a lot of time on detail that isn't necessary for the learning objective.
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from A remedy for pluginitis I have a moderate to severe case of "plugin-itis". There are SO many great plugins available out there (both paid and free) . Even within Studio One, there are many great ones. Marcus does a great job a showing what's available within Studio One, and also WHEN, and WHY to use them. I am by no means cured of pluginitis. Maybe I'm a hopeless case. However, the native plugins are very, very good, if not excellent. Marcus does a great job of illustrating that.
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Insight into Studio One's Plugins This really demonstrates how far DAW's have evolved and what is now possible with stock plugins. Also, Marcus is always very clear an concise in his tutorials...Well done !!!
Date published: 2017-08-18
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Marcus knows his stuff ! Lots of self appointed guru's out there but the quality of Groove 3 and Marcus are far superior.
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from yes! yes!
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Extremely helpfull I am very exited about this tutorial it really helped me and time saving. Thank you Markus you have the best tutorials, well explained, their well presented thanks again :-)
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful Very informative giving my stock Plug-ins another look I thought they were just your average stock Plug-ins
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 3.5 out of 5 by from Helpful! Compression can be confusing. But this video was laid out in an easy to understand way.
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from very helpful I am ready to learn
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from thank you i am so exited about everything. especially about the fact that you give that strange proposal of what i could write in this window : D
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Studio One Know-How: Compressors & Dynamics Excellent overview of how the stock compressors and dynamics plugins included in Studio One work. I've been using Studio One several years and I just learned a few new tricks!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Good Tips, Good Explanations While the examples flew by a bit fast, the explanations of some of the tips were good. Would like to see more examples with different sound waves. Good instruction.
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome clarity! I stumbled upon Groove3 a couple of years ago. I can't imagine my life without it now. Boosted my understanding of compression and settings exponentially. If you haven't subscribed what are you waiting for?????
Date published: 2016-08-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from smart tutorial The tutorial really brings out the difference in the different S1 compressors, and how & where to use them - like it says on the tin. The voiceover is easy to listen to, and doesn't drag slow or move too fast, and carefully avoids going off into too many tangents (like so many tutorials do)
Date published: 2016-08-06
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