Free Beat Making Guide
The Best Way to Sample in Studio One (All Versions)

If you produce music, chances are you have heard of sampling at some point.

Sampling is when you take a pre-existing piece of audio and chop it up to restructure and repurpose it to create your own melodic phrase.

This technique has been around for years and is used in many genres, from hip-hop...

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A HUGE Reason Why You Are NOT Finishing More Music

Do you ever find yourself constantly tweaking your plugins and experimenting with new ones but have yet to actually finish any music? Are you overwhelmed by the sheer number of options available and find yourself constantly getting lost in a sea of plugins?

Friend, you're not alone. It's easy to...

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My Experience Switching to Apple Silicon for Music Production

I recently transitioned to Apple Silicon for my music production work. After years of using Intel-based Macs, the idea of switching was exciting but also extremely nerve-wracking. Would the software I've relied on for so long run properly? Would all my plugins and virtual instruments work as...

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Get PRO LEVEL Arrangements with This Simple Technique

The arrangement is one of the most important aspects of music production and can make the difference between an amateur, home-recorded track and a professional, radio-ready song.

Arrangement refers to the overall structure and organization of a musical composition. It determines the flow and...

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Use These Studio One Folder Tricks for Better Productivity

Studio One has many excellent features that enable creativity by allowing you to customize your workflow to suit your needs, and folder tracks are a great example.

At face value, they may seem uninteresting, but when used to their full extent, they can provide fantastic organization and...

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3 Impact XT Tips You NEED to Know for a Better Studio One Workflow

Impact XT is Studio One's native drum sampler, and if you use it to program your drums, then in this week's video, I want to share with you 3 of my favorite tips to help you get the most out of it.

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How to Tune 808s the EASY Way in Studio One

If you make hip-hop or pop music, chances are that you use 808s, and regardless of your experience level, I'm sure that at some point or another, you have heard someone say that your 808s need to be in tune. But what does that mean exactly, why is it important, and how do you do it?

In a...

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Are You Using the Right Studio One VST for Drums? | Sample One VS Impact

Drum programming is a crucial part of music production, but it's not always the most straightforward and can vary from software to software. 

In Studio One, for example, we have Sample One XT and Impact XT, two powerful virtual instruments designed for programming MIDI, but which is the...

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Are You Using Studio One’s Most POWERFUL Feature?

If you're a fan of Studio One, you're probably familiar with its robust macro ecosystem. But for those who may not know, macros are essentially a way to automate specific tasks or processes within Studio One by allowing you to record a series of actions and then play them back with a single...

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Komplete's Best Update Yet? | Komplete 14 Overview & DEMO

Komplete 14 is arguably one of the most popular music production bundles out today. The suite comes packed with many virtual instruments, mixing plugins, and everything else you might need to kickstart or elevate your music production journey.

As with many other music suites, we get updates...

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How to Make a 90s Inspired Sampled Beat in Studio One

Sampling is one of the most well-known art forms in music creation and a fundamental part of the hip-hop that we all know today.

It has changed a lot over the years, especially in the digital era, but its essence remains the same; taking something that already exists and adding your own spin to...

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Studio One 6 Feature Wishlist (Community Edition)

I don't know how long you've been a Studio One user, but I've been around since 2012 when it was still in version 2.

One of the things that initially drew me into Studio One was how user-friendly and intuitive it was. Some of the pros for me, for example, included its drag-and-drop functionality...

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