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Studio One 2 Advanced

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Chapter 1 : New Time Saving Features

  • Introduction 2:06


    William gives you a warm welcome and lays out the road ahead.

  • Quantizing Drums 9:15

    Quantizing Drums

    Using both the AudioBend and Quantize panels William shows how to quantize multitrack drums to tighten the performance or to change the feel.

  • Strip Silence 9:42

    Strip Silence

    The new 'remove silence' feature can be used to remove background bleed from multi-mic setups. Here we go over all the parameters on the Strip Silence panel.

Chapter 2 : Audio Loops and Musicloops

  • Audio Parts & Audio Loops 7:46

    Audio Parts & Audio Loops

    In this video, learn about Audio Parts and the new audioLoop file format. Learn how to create both, how they are related and some of the creative potential locked within.

  • Audio Part Play Modes 9:06

    Audio Part Play Modes

    Learn how to change audio part playback modes and how these different modes are useful in different situations. We also look at the Audio Part timestretch options and the effect it has on drum loops in particular.

  • Musicloop files 5:16

    Musicloop files

    The new Musicloop file format stores note data, instrument presets, and insert effects in a single file to allow you to quickly recreate a track setup in another song. Learn about the parts of the musicloops and how they can be used.

  • Quantize on Track 4:27

    Quantize on Track

    The feature formerly known as 'Quantize Event Starts' is back with a new name, but is still a powerful way to quantize without bending or time stretching.

Chapter 3 : Tips and Tricks

  • The Splits 3:02

    The Splits

    See how to chop your audio into perfect slices.

  • Echo Throw Effect 3:49

    Echo Throw Effect

    In this video William shows how to use the new 'Event FX' feature to add an echo throw to one syllable of a vocal phrase.

  • Recent Items 2:13

    Recent Items

    The 'Recent Items' selection when you right click on an event can be helpful or a bit confusing. Learn how it works.

  • Analyzing Equalizers 6:42

    Analyzing Equalizers

    Learn a trick way to analyze your cool vintage style plug-in EQs using the new Tone Generator plug-in.

  • Multiple Cue Mixes 4:31

    Multiple Cue Mixes

    See how to configure multiple artist cue mixes with zero-latency monitoring with a PreSonus Firestudio.

  • Batch Conversion 2:48

    Batch Conversion

    There are a few hidden batch conversion features available in the S1 browser. Here William reveals these simple but powerful features to convert between file types, sample rates and bit depths.

  • Stereo to Mono 4:02

    Stereo to Mono

    Sometimes you need to convert a stereo track to mono, split left and right tracks to two mono tracks or blend the left and right channels into a new mono track (for dual miced guitar cabs!). See how to handle each of those scenarios.

  • Mono to Stereo 4:41

    Mono to Stereo

    Studio One 2 has a new 'Merge to Stereo' feature in the browser. See how William uses this feature to merge left and right drum overheads to stereo.

  • Ampire in Stereo 2:22

    Ampire in Stereo

    Version 2 makes it simple to listen to Ampire or any amp sim in stereo using a mono input. This works great for other sources as well. Check out this simple new feature that makes recording with Ampire even more fun.

  • Exporting Stems 9:47

    Exporting Stems

    If you want to get all or some of your tracks out of Studio One 2, you need to understand this powerful feature. See how each option of the Export Stems dialog box works and how that compares to drag-and-drop to the browser.

Chapter 4 : Automation Tricks

  • Automation Follows Events 4:03

    Automation Follows Events

    When working with automation, you have the option of allowing automation to follow events during copy and move operations. There is an important setup parameter that controls this behavior. Learn where to find it and how to set it.

  • Focus Mapping 8:56

    Focus Mapping

    Reuse your external controller knobs with the currently opened plug-in or virtual instrument. Also learn how to control multiple effects at the same time using Global Mapping.

  • Automate Touched 5:43

    Automate Touched

    It is super easy to add automation parameters to a track, however with this setup option enabled, it gets so easy, it's automatic!

Chapter 5 : Projects Page

  • Intro to the Project Page 5:20

    Intro to the Project Page

    Learn what the project page is for and the interacting between the Song files and projects. See how to add a song to a project.

  • Project Page Explained Pt. 1 12:32

    Project Page Explained Pt. 1

    Learn the on-screen controls for the Project page toolbar and track column.

  • Project Page Explained Pt. 2 18:00

    Project Page Explained Pt. 2

    Get a handle on the device rack, master section, metering and the the timeline area.

  • Loudness Info 6:24

    Loudness Info

    Check out how William uses the loudness information in a real-world example.

  • Burning a CD 9:12

    Burning a CD

    n this video William explains the mastering effects used to finalize the master and the show how to burn the master CD.

  • Images & DDP 5:34

    Images & DDP

    See how to export disk images and DDP (Disk Description Protocol) images for CD manufacturing.

  • Digital Release 3:43

    Digital Release

    See how to create a digital release of your album to separate MP3 files.

  • S1 & SoundCloud 6:32

    S1 & SoundCloud

    Learn how to do a digital release directly to SoundCloud and then see how you can interact with your SoundCloud tracks right within the Studio One browser.

  • Dithering 5:25


    Dither when converting from 24-bit projects to 16-bits for CDs is automatic in Studio One 2. If you want to use your own dithering plug-in, see how to override the native dithering and where to insert your dithering plug-in.

Chapter 6 : Using External Hardware

  • Pipeline 13:29


    Studio One includes the Pipeline plug-in that allows you to insert external hardware as if it were a plug-in effect. Set how to setup Pipeline by following William's example using an external Tube-Tech EQ.

Chapter 7 : Voiceovers

  • Editing Voiceovers 9:33

    Editing Voiceovers

    The setup for editing voiceovers is a bit different than that for music production. Learn key setup options and key commands that will speed up your VO edits.

  • Fixing P-Pops 8:06

    Fixing P-Pops

    P-Pops happen and can ruin an otherwise great VO take. The same thing can happen when recording lead vocals. Learn a fast and easy way to suppress p-pops and save the take.

  • Voiceover Projects 6:04

    Voiceover Projects

    The Project page is a great way to organize voiceover sessions and auditions. The new loudness detection tools come in handy to make sure the output levels are right on.

Chapter 8 : Studio One Instruments

  • SampleOne Explained Pt. 1 9:21

    SampleOne Explained Pt. 1

    The SampleOne VI is a great tool for manipulating any kind of audio clip. Learn the basics of loading, layering and mapping samples across the keyboard.

  • SampleOne Explained Pt. 2 10:51

    SampleOne Explained Pt. 2

    SampleOne has pitch, filter and amp properties that can be used along with your controller, ADSR or the LFO to add subtle expressiveness or take your sample into outer-space. Learn what the lower half of the SampleOne UI is all about.

  • Send to SampleOne 5:35

    Send to SampleOne

    Learn how to Send To SampleOne including Audio Parts, audioloops, wave files, audio events, and REX files. These all can be easily mapped to the SampleOne virtual instrument with a simple right click menu options. Learn all the ways to Send To SampleOne!

  • Presence Explained Pt. 1 14:29

    Presence Explained Pt. 1

    Presence is the general purpose sample based synth in Studio One. In this video we go over all primary sound design controls to tweak presets and design your own sounds.

  • Presence Explained Pt. 2 11:13

    Presence Explained Pt. 2

    In part two we go over effects page of presence and explore the full range of effects available. Easy to use and tweak, this is essential for getting the most out of Presence.

  • Impact Explained 21:05

    Impact Explained

    This video goes over all the setup and sound design features of the Impact virtual drum instrument.

  • Mojito Explained 15:04

    Mojito Explained

    Mojito is an easy to use but flexible virtual analog synth that will give you classic lead and bass tones and even some modern wobble.

Chapter 9 : New Studio One FX

  • Open AIR Reverb 21:14

    Open AIR Reverb

    The brand new 'Open AIR' convolution reverb brings stellar reverb to Studio One 2. This flexible tool has some powerful tweaking controls and this video will unlock the secrets of all the settings including the more mysterious ones.

  • Dual Pan 8:12

    Dual Pan

    This basic mixing tool is new and something William can't mix without. Here William goes over a couple of his favorite applications and all the controls.

  • Tone Generator 10:49

    Tone Generator

    Just a basic piece of lab gear in virtual form, but so useful for music production!

Chapter 10 : Additional Topics

  • Sidechain Gating 6:44

    Sidechain Gating

    This example will introduce the S1 simple sidechain routing, using an example that locks the kick and the bass guitar.

  • Sidechain Pumping 7:12

    Sidechain Pumping

    In this sidechain example, learn how using ducking to let the kick cut through and pump up your groove.

  • Melodyne 2 10:02

    Melodyne 2

    Take a simple acoustic guitar arpeggio and magically edit the chords to create a progression. You need the full version of Melodyne to do this, but William still can't believe this is even possible!

Product Overview

Are you ready for the next level in Presonus Studio One version 2 tutorials? Studio One master Bill Edstrom has a ton of new topics to share with you that will take you even deeper into the powerful Studio One version 2 DAW.

This time Bill shows you new time saving features and functions, reveals Audioloops and Musicloops, way cool tips and tricks, automation tricks, in-depth Projects Page tutorials, how to use external hardware with Studio One, new effects and instruments coverage, working with voiceovers, sidechaining ideas and even a Melodyne 2 tutorial!

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