Downloading Studio One

Lesson 1.1

Head along to the Presonus website and download your FREE copy of Studio One 3 Prime. We’re going to get everything set up and installed so we’re good to go!

Making A Beat With Loops

Lesson 1.2

Learn your way around the Studio One interface while making your first beat using loops.

Arranging A 16 Bar Loop

Lesson 1.3

Take the loop you’ve made and learn how to arrange the material over 16 bars.

Mixing

Lesson 1.4

Develop basic mixing skills by adjusting panning and fader levels to mix your 16 bar loop.

Keyboard Commands

Lesson 1 BONUS LESSON

Get in depth with the different keyboard command settings in Studio One.

Programming MIDI Drums

Lesson 2.1

Learn how to use the sampler in Studio One to program your own MIDI drum beat.

Programming A MIDI Bass Line

Lesson 2.2

Learn how to use the sampler in Studio One to program your own MIDI bass line.

Programming MIDI Pads

Lesson 2.3

Learn how to use the sampler in Studio One to program your own MIDI pad arrangement.

Programming MIDI Leads

Lesson 2.4

Learn how to use the sampler in Studio One to program your own MIDI lead lines.

Mixing Your Track

Lesson 2.5

Learn how to use the channel strip plugin to apply a low cut and EQ to mix your track.

What Are MIDI Controllers?

Lesson 3.1

Discover what MIDI controllers are and check out some of the cool things you can do with them.

Recording A Beat With MIDI

Lesson 3.2

Learn how to use multiple MIDI controllers to record different instrument parts (drums, bass, synths, and leads).

Creative Effects

Lesson 3.3

Learn to throw crazy effects onto an instrument in order to generate some interesting sounds. Some work… some don’t…

Using Audio Clips

Lesson 4.1

Learn how to convert MIDI clips to audio, then cut them up and use the sounds to inspire and entirely new kind of creativity.

Manipulating Audio Clips

Lesson 4.2

Discover some basic audio manipulation techniques and learn how to apply them creatively to your loop.

Sequencing Drums Using Audio

Lesson 5.1

Take your knowledge of manipulating audio and use it to create your own drum hits so you can create a beat in the sequencer.

Creating Risers

Lesson 5.2

Learn how to add dynamics to your track by using risers to create tension and release.

Layering Drums

Lesson 6.1

Learn how to make your tracks sound fuller by layering different drum sounds together, then discover how to mix the tracks to make them sit just right.

Layering Bass

Lesson 6.2

Learn how to make your tracks sound fuller by layering different bass sounds together, then discover how to mix the tracks to make them sit just right.

Layering Pads

Lesson 6.3

Learn how to make your tracks sound fuller by layering different pad sounds together, then discover how to mix the tracks to make them sit just right.

Sidechaining

Lesson 7.1

Sidechaining is an essential technique in a producer’s toolbox. Learn how to sidechain the kick drum to your other instruments by using Studio One’s ‘Channel Strip’ plugin.

Using LFOs

Lesson 7.2

LFOs are a great way to add movement to your tracks. Learn to set up an LFO and automate it to create more movement in your bass lines.