Free Beat Making Guide
5 of My Favorite Studio One Features For Beat Making/Music Production

I think it's safe to say that Studio One is still one of the newest kids on the block when it comes to D.A.W.s, but I also think it's super underrated because of the insane amount of functionality you get for making music.

To me, Studio One feels like a combination of Fl Studio and Pro Tools...

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Making a Super Smooth Beat from a Loop in Studio One 5

Melodic loops are one of the easiest and most effective ways to start a beat. They provide instant inspiration and a solid direction since the loop has already set the melodic groundwork.

But how exactly do you turn a loop into a full beat? 

How do you know what chords to add to a...

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Studio One’s SECRET FEATURE for Programming Kicks FAST

Do you ever have trouble programming kicks?

When it comes to programming drums, I usually like to leave my kicks until after the hats and the snares/claps because of the many possibilities they have for placement.

Kick placement can influence the entire vibe of a drum groove, so I like to listen...

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Program Better Hip Hop Drums by Mastering these 3 Elements

Let’s talk drums. 

We all love a smooth chord progression or a catchy melody, and if you get those right, you will get people humming along, but the drums are what make people get up and move. 

Drums are an essential part of any beat, and if you make hip hop, I want to break down...

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The PreSonus ATOM Just Got 3 New AMAZING Production Updates

PreSonus recently released Studio One 5.1 and it came with some great new features. I did a whole video covering everything that was new so if you want to check that out I'll make sure to link that here but the one thing that I didn't talk about in that video. however, were the new ATOM updates...

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Studio One 5.1 New Features | PreSonus FINALLY Did It

Back in July, we got the brand new Studio One version 5, and with it came a variety of new tools and features and while a lot of those were welcomed additions, there was also in my opinion a lot that was missing. Well, a few days ago PreSonus released Studio One 5.1, and today we are going to be...

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How to Get Your Drums to Sound Amazing | Drum Tuning 101

One of the most frustrating parts about making beats is spending a bunch of time creating only to realize that your drums still aren’t sounding as good as you thought they would. There are a bunch of different ways to get your drums to sound right but today I want to share one specific...

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An EASY Way to GROW as a Producer and Get Ahead

Music producers are one of the most important factors when creating a song but often we get left with the short end of the stick and fending for ourselves.

Traditionally the role of a producer is extremely reactive, meaning that we have to wait or depend on others for our careers to...

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The Secret Sauce for Your Drums | Parallel Aggressor by Baby Audio

Drums are arguably one of the most important elements in any beat but especially in genres like hip hop. We all want our drums to knock and hit hard and one of the ways to do that is to create perceived loudness through a combination of volume, saturation, harmonics, and compression.

With that...

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An Awesome Tool for Analog Style Basses | Dandy by Ujam

Do you ever wish you could lay down intricate analog bass parts with ease? If you are a bass player then you're golden but if you're like me and you don't have much experience with a bass guitar then maybe it's worth checking out Ujam's latest VST.

UJam is no stranger to the music production...

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My Feature Wishlist for Studio One 5 (Producer Edition)

Studio One 5 dropped earlier this month and there were a lot of great features that were included but not quite as many that I would have liked to have seen as a producer.

I'm not too upset about the lack of production and beat making features because every feature that was included in this...

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What's New In Studio One 5?

Studio One 5 dropped last week and there were a bunch of new features that were added including Mix Scenes, the Listen Bus, Clip Gain Envelopes and so much more.

In this week's post, we go over some of these new additions, how you can implement them into your workflow, and of course what I think...

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