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Studio One 2 Explained®

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Chapter 1: Getting Started

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    Introduction (0:58)


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    Activation (3:54)


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    Offline Activation (4:16)


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    Audio Device Setup (5:33)


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    Creating a Song (5:42)


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    Basic Navigation (6:29)


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    File Locations (4:43)


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    Getting Help (1:42)


Chapter 2: The Studio One User Interface

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    UI Overview (6:32)


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    The Control Bar (9:48)


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    The Transport Bar (11:07)


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    Arrange View (8:29)


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    Track Inspector (9:43)


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    Event Inspector (6:56)


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    The Browser (7:04)


Chapter 3: Working with Tracks

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    Creating Tracks (3:31)


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    Track Groups (4:08)


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    Folder Tracks (5:01)


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    Track List (5:35)


Chapter 4: Essentials

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    Get Undone (3:35)


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    Using Markers (3:32)


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    Setting the Tempo (2:46)


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    Customizing the Keyboard (4:35)


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    Using Audio Loops (15:40)


Chapter 5: Recording Audio

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    Audio Setup (7:09)


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    Song Setup (4:22)


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    Lets Record (7:39)


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    FireStudio ZLM (3:44)


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    Correcting Mistakes (5:54)


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    Punch-In Recording (3:32)


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    Loop Recording (6:15)


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    Recording with Ampire (9:17)


Chapter 6: Editing Audio

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    Snap Settings (6:39)


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    The Arrow Tool (11:03)


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    The Mouse Tools (6:51)


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    Comping (8:45)


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    Intro to Audio Bending (10:51)


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    Quantizing Audio (8:00)


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    Editor View (4:12)


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    Audio Parts (3:03)


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    Intro to Melodyne (9:35)


Chapter 7: Virtual Instruments and MIDI

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    Setup a Controller (7:29)


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    Recording Instrument Parts (7:41)


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    Loop Recording Instruments (8:00)


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    Converting VI Parts to Audio (1:45)


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    Intro to PreSonus Instruments (11:17)


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    The Music Editor (12:05)


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    Quantizing Notes (5:52)


Chapter 8: Mixing Down

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    Console View Explained (9:00)


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    Instrument Channels (5:59)


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    Bus Channels (5:56)


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    Insert FX (16:03)


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    Event FX (9:20)


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    Master FX (10:20)


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    Track Transform (5:26)


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    Using Automation (10:41)


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    Mixing Down (7:06)


Bill Edstrom is back with an all new series dedicated to Version 2 of the Presonus powerhouse DAW, Studio One. If you're ready to learn Studio One 2 inside and out, look no further. This is the definitive guide to Presonus Studio One 2!

Bill goes through the newly updated Presonus Studio One 2 software inch by inch, covering all the needed basics such as activation, audio device setup, creating a song, navigation, user interface overviews and more. He then goes into deeper topics such as working with tracks, customizing the keyboard, recording and editing audio & MIDI, using plug-ins, virtual instruments, automation, mixing down and even exporting files for the internet and CD.

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Ohio guy
Submitted 2 months ago

STUDIO ONE 2 EXPLAINED

LOVE ALL GROOVE3 PRODUCTS DONT KNOW WHAT ID DO WITHOUT THEM THEY WILL HELP YOU TOO!!! DO IT NOW

I am a: Hobbyist, Studio One

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Jaybird
Submitted 3 months ago

Explained very well

As a person new to home DAW, this was essential in my learning process. Well explained, and easily understood for a newbie. Also a nice pace to the lectures. Thanks

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Studio One

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Jasbooth
Submitted 3 months ago

Bill Edstrom is EXCELLENT!!!!

I would watch and listen to Bill explain how to use a dictionary. This is the first series I've had him as mentor and I will look for his other videos for sure! He covers so much about a incredibly powerful DAW. I am new to all of this but have loved music since my high school band in the early 70's. I've created a little home studio for fun and I have learned so much in this series about Studio One AND personal music production as a whole. Bill has organized this series as building block lessons, one thing leads to another and each lesson is WOW! That is so cool. I love his presentation method, his use of video mouse and showing how to do stuff. I was able to follow along and I will watch this video over and over to pick up things I didn't get the first time now that I've gone through it one time. Thank you so much Mr. Edstrom for sharing your passion and expertise!!!! Jim

I am a: Hobbyist

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????
Submitted 5 months ago

Very useful. One Important Suggestion.

The black mouse pointer does not stand out sufficiently from the grey background. As a result, when the commentator points out features on a screen, and he moves around the screen rather rapidly, it is easy to lose track of the mouse location, which distracts from the vocal commentary and results in playing back a portion of the video several times to find the mouse pointer. Suggestion: make the mouse pointer a different vivid color.

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Robert Dye
Submitted 6 months ago

Awesome

These videos have been so helpful and saved me hours of trying to figure out how to use Studio One 2

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Audio Engineer, Studio One

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trublman
Submitted 1 year ago

Very Helpful

Excellent overview. Told me just what I needed to know

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Studio One

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DaveD
Submitted 1 year ago

Excellent tutorial course for first time users

I have never used a DAW before so I needed a tutorial which would take me through the Studio One system step by step showing me how to use everything. This tutorial is absolutely perfect as it assumes zero knowledge and explains how to set up the system and then how to record, edit, mix etc. in a very clear way. I am using version 3 of Studio One, and I originally looked at the v 3 Explained course but found it was not so much of a step by step user guide - it looks fine once you understand the basics of home recording. The v 2 Explained course is fine for understanding the basics of v3 as the fundamental principles are the same. I would recomment the v2 Explained course as a perfect start point for novice users.

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist

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Eddie
Submitted 1 year ago

Great Teacher

Great clear and precise teaching! Everything you need to learn

I am a: Producer, Audio Engineer, Musician

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Tommy
Submitted 1 year ago

Studio one

When I purchased my DAW from Sweetwater they recommended Groove 3 as a resource

I am a: Beginner, Musician, Hobbyist

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UUIIOO2
Submitted 1 year ago

Great for beginners

Ive just recently gotten into recording and this video series has helped me understand all the basics. He goes into extreme detail on everything, even small things most people don't need to know, which has been great for me. If youre new to recording I highly recommend.

I am a: Game Designer, Beginner, Sound Designer

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started on trumpet at age 10, but got more passionate when I picked up bass and guitar in high school. During college, I had a band where I shared lead vocals and electric guitar duties. After that I was in a variety of bands usually on bass or behind the mixing board.

2. What training have you had?

I studied electrical engineering in college but mostly learned recording and music on my own. Recently, I completed the Master of Songwriting and Guitar program through Berklee Music.

3. When did you get into recording?

I have always been fascinated with tape recording since fifth grade. I started by recording demos by bouncing back and forth between two cassette decks. Later I moved on to portastudios, ADATS, pro studios, then to a DAW based project studio.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I work with songwriters world-wide as the founder and creator of LilacWriter.com - an online collaboration site for songwriters. In my career, I have done FOH, producing, songwriting, mixing, mastering, and voice over. Used to work regionally, but now requests can come from anywhere in the world.

I've written two books on audio production: "Studio One for Engineers & Producers" and "The Power in Cakewalk SONAR" both published by Hal Leonard Books.

Whenever possible, I work closely with the developers of the products I teach doing testing, bug reporting, and feature requests. I think this gives me a much deeper understanding of the products. I really enjoy seeing the products I work with improve.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I have always been interested in making technology easier to use and understand. I think showing examples is essential when introducing a topic. I feel recording should be a fun and creative experience and I hope that comes across in my videos.

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Studio One 2 Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from STUDIO ONE 2 EXPLAINED LOVE ALL GROOVE3 PRODUCTS DONT KNOW WHAT ID DO WITHOUT THEM THEY WILL HELP YOU TOO!!! DO IT NOW
Date published: 2018-04-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Explained very well As a person new to home DAW, this was essential in my learning process. Well explained, and easily understood for a newbie. Also a nice pace to the lectures. Thanks
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Bill Edstrom is EXCELLENT!!!! I would watch and listen to Bill explain how to use a dictionary. This is the first series I've had him as mentor and I will look for his other videos for sure! He covers so much about a incredibly powerful DAW. I am new to all of this but have loved music since my high school band in the early 70's. I've created a little home studio for fun and I have learned so much in this series about Studio One AND personal music production as a whole. Bill has organized this series as building block lessons, one thing leads to another and each lesson is WOW! That is so cool. I love his presentation method, his use of video mouse and showing how to do stuff. I was able to follow along and I will watch this video over and over to pick up things I didn't get the first time now that I've gone through it one time. Thank you so much Mr. Edstrom for sharing your passion and expertise!!!! Jim
Date published: 2018-02-27
Rated 3.5 out of 5 by from Very useful. One Important Suggestion. The black mouse pointer does not stand out sufficiently from the grey background. As a result, when the commentator points out features on a screen, and he moves around the screen rather rapidly, it is easy to lose track of the mouse location, which distracts from the vocal commentary and results in playing back a portion of the video several times to find the mouse pointer. Suggestion: make the mouse pointer a different vivid color.
Date published: 2017-12-19
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Awesome These videos have been so helpful and saved me hours of trying to figure out how to use Studio One 2
Date published: 2017-12-09
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Very Helpful Excellent overview. Told me just what I needed to know
Date published: 2017-03-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent tutorial course for first time users I have never used a DAW before so I needed a tutorial which would take me through the Studio One system step by step showing me how to use everything. This tutorial is absolutely perfect as it assumes zero knowledge and explains how to set up the system and then how to record, edit, mix etc. in a very clear way. I am using version 3 of Studio One, and I originally looked at the v 3 Explained course but found it was not so much of a step by step user guide - it looks fine once you understand the basics of home recording. The v 2 Explained course is fine for understanding the basics of v3 as the fundamental principles are the same. I would recomment the v2 Explained course as a perfect start point for novice users.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Teacher Great clear and precise teaching! Everything you need to learn
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Studio one When I purchased my DAW from Sweetwater they recommended Groove 3 as a resource
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great for beginners Ive just recently gotten into recording and this video series has helped me understand all the basics. He goes into extreme detail on everything, even small things most people don't need to know, which has been great for me. If youre new to recording I highly recommend.
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Fine Excellent, clear instructions on all features of the software
Date published: 2016-09-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from The Awesomeness of Studio One 2 and Groove 3 Studio One is going to soon be known as the industry standard if it isn't already and Groove 3 is at this time, in my opinion, the go-to site for all educational material concerning the home recordingrevolution. Since my purchase of of Studio One 2 Explained my understanding of the software and it's abilities is 10-fold what it was. Looking forward to the Advance version.
Date published: 2016-06-03
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Tutorials Don't Get Any Better Than This! This tutorial was beyond excellent. It should be the model for all tutorials on Groove 3. Bill Edstrom is passionate about what he does and it shows. He explained everything in a logical easy to understand manner. Even the most novice would be able to understand this. I had great difficulty understanding the Studio One 3 explained tutorial (which was of almost no value to me), but this one was so well done that it saved me. Thank you so much Bill Edstrom. Please keep your tutorials coming!
Date published: 2016-04-27
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