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Studio One Record Button Not Working (Simple Fixes!)

If you cannot engage the record button in Studio One, the audio engine probably crashes. All you need to do is restart it by closing and opening Studio One or changing the buffer size. Alternatively, you can reassign your output channels to fix the issue. Nothing frustrates me more than abandoning a recording session due …

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Studio One MP3 Import (Complete Guide)

There are two ways you can import an MP3 file inside Studio One. You can either use the “Drag And Drop” method or use the “Import File” under the “Song” tab. Drag And Drop is a fast way of importing files, while the latter gives you useful features like “Audition” and “Loop.” Since its creation, MP3 …

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Studio One Failed To Open Microphone (Quick Fixes!)

The “Studio One Failed To Open Microphone” error message usually indicates a problem with outdated or corrupted drivers. A clean installation of up-to-date drivers should clear the issue in most cases. Nobody likes error messages – even less so when you’re unable to fix the issue. If you happen to get one saying that Studio One …

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Are Studio One Stock Plugins Good? (In-Depth Look)

Studio One’s stock plugins are just as good as their 3rd party counterparts. Unless you prefer the way those integrate into your workflow, there’s almost no need to reach for anything not provided with the Professional version of Studio One. Managing the financial side of your music career is never a breeze. With professional versions of DAWs …

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Studio One Themes (Quick In-Depth Guide)

While there is no option to change the skin in Studio One, you are still given enough customization freedom to either subtly or drastically change the default theme. Tweaking effects like the color scheme, saturation, contrast, and luminance are usually enough to make Studio One unique and fitting for your workflow. For many producers, the …

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Is Studio One Good For EDM? (In-Depth Guide)

Studio One is perfectly capable of producing a full EDM song using only its native plugins. There’s very little to be desired while working in a workflow matched by a handful of other DAW developers. Differences between modern DAWs (digital audio workstation) are quite frankly minimal. But that doesn’t mean that they’re negligible – those …

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Best CPU For Studio One (Plus Tips For Smoother Running!)

Considering the performance to price ratio, going for an Intel i7 or AMD Ryzen 7 seems the best choice for most Studio One users. Although Presonus are recommending Intel i3/AMD A10 as a bare minimum, you’re likely to need a CPU way faster than that. A computer is today’s mixing desk of the past. We …

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Studio One Microphone Setup (Complete Guide)

Setting up a microphone is relatively straightforward in Studio One. Once you add a new track, make sure to properly route the channel according to the input on your audio interface. Once you get the latency to a minimum, you’ll be ready to record. Learning to set up your microphone is probably the single most …

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How To Use EZdrummer In Studio One (Beginners Guide)

EZdrummer is used just like any other VST in Studio One. You find your EZdrummer VST in the Instrument section and drag and drop it onto the main Studio One window. After the samples are loaded, EZdrummer is ready to be your virtual drummer.  Most bedroom musicians rely on programmed drums to demo their songs …

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How To Use QWERTY Keyboard In Studio One (Quick Guide)

Using a QWERTY keyboard is simple- you can access it by pressing Caps Lock. After loading any virtual instrument and properly routing everything, you should be able to play it with no problems. As much as MIDI controllers are cool and useful, we may prioritize different things on certain occasions.  What Is A QWERTY Keyboard? Producers …

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Studio One VS FL Studio (DAW Showdown)

In my opinion, Studio One is arguably a better DAW in almost every aspect. Considering that Studio One comes equipped for handling practically any production scenario, it’s hard to see FL Studio winning anyone over other than EDM folks. In this day and age, we are faced with choice paralysis daily, much more so when …

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Studio One VS Ableton (Ultimate DAW ShootOut)

Although both DAW’s are extremely powerful production software, I would go for Studio One as a close winner over Ableton. A slightly friendlier UI coupled with a much lower price makes it come on top in this head-to-head. Which DAW Is For You? One could argue that all DAW’s present in today’s market can do …

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