As some of you may know, I'm a commercial TV and Film writer so most of the time I'm writing to a brief. The last few years have been very productive, but I'm hoping that very soon I'll be able to carve out enough time to do some personal tracks - perhaps even a whole album...
In this free tutorial video, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates a workflow that can be used to generate a Tempo Map from PreSonus Studio One - that can be imported when collaborating with other Studios running Pro Tools or other 3rd Party DAW's.
Dan Cooper gives advice on when to say the mix is done.
In this article, Paul Drew talks about how to deal with rejection in the music business.
Before the DAW, multi-track tape was how most music was recorded. Usually a 16 or 24 track tape machine. At the time, this was looked at as a limitation. When producing and arranging a song you would spread all of your tracks across the available channels on the tape recorder, sometimes bouncing a group of tracks down to a single or stereo pair of tracks. This meant committing to many decisions for the outcome of the song during tracking.
If you aren't familiar with Nashville tuning, Nashville or high strung tuning is replacing the wound E, A, D and G strings on a six-string guitar with lighter gauge strings to allow tuning an octave higher than standard. One advantage to Nashville tuning is less expensive instruments are ok to use. If you have a beginner guitar lying around or a lower end guitar that plays well. Nashville tuning may be a perfect way to repurpose that instrument that doesn't currently get much attention. String manufactures actually make string sets for this type of tuning.
We like to see people really putting Studio One through its paces and getting the most out of it. Recently, we were treated to a music video by Trinidadian Gospel artist Keylon Whitlock. Keylon is very popular in his native Trinidad and Tobago and his positive words and infectious music are garnering much attention abroad.
We here at Studio One Expert were just hit with the following poster and are not sure what's going on or what's going to be announced but, according to the poster, it's going to be BIG! Make sure you register for the webcast. They're going to have special performances, interviews, giveaways, and more!
In Part I of this article, guest contributor David Mood explained the Audio Editor and its most important features; now let’s have a look at the Music Editor in Studio One.
The Music Editor is used to edit or create notes and other musical-performance data on Instrument Tracks. In many other DAWs, this would be called the MIDI Editor; but Studio One does not use MIDI data internally (to avoid some of the
Production Quick Tips - 01 - Overview
Production Quick Tips - 03 - Percussion, Guitars, Mandolin and Bass
PreSonus Studio One 2: Pitch Correction with Melodyne Integration
Part of the PreSonus Studio One 2 video tutorial series.
Our friends over at Pro Tools Expert have done a video review on the newly released CFX Concert Grand piano samples library from Garritan and Abbey Road Studios. In the review, Pro Tools Expert's James Ivey runs it through its' paces on a number of different styles of tracks (including a classical piece, a jazz piece and featured in a rock mix) and discovers that it isn't just a one trick pony. The piano used in the library is a Yamaha CFX grand piano and is recorded in Studio One of world-famous Abbey Road Studios.
In this video interview Michael talks about the decisions he makes and why. He also talks about using the plug-ins developed by Waves with some of his peers like Eddie Kramer, Chris Lord-Alge, Tony Maserati and Manny Marroquin and how those plug-ins have contributed to his mixes.
If you are new to Studio One, you will no doubt be best served if you take the time to learn some of the major keyboard shortcuts.