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Intro to PreSonus Studio One

Getting to know PreSonus new digital audio workstation powerhouse, PreSonus Studio One.


Shareef Islam is a music producer that has worked with Busta Rhymes, Q-Tip, De La Soul, Mos Def, Onyx and Jay - Z to name a few. In this course, Shareef demonstrates the features of Presonus Studio One. In 21 lessons, Shareef will show you how to create a beat, use samples, use effects, and record your own melodies and harmonies using built in instruments using Presonus', Studio One. Course Run Time (1h 37m)


  • Learn the basics of PreSonus Studio One.
  • Learn to navigate and work with live loops.
  • Learn to record live vocals, instruments and MIDI instruments.
  • Learn the basics of "in the box" effects.
  • Finalize your work and prepare it for sharing.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    The Basics Of PreSonus Studio One
    In this step, Shareef discusses how to adjust your audio and MIDI, the browser and control bar, the main window, and how to drag and drop loops.
  • 2
    Using Instruments
    In this step, Shareef demonstrates how to create instrument tracks, how to use the impact XT drum sampler, the sample One XT, Studio One synths, and using the XT sound rompler.
  • 3
    Recording In Studio One
    In this step, Shareef demonstrates how to record MIDI, note effect, audio, and the different recording modes.
  • 4
    Learning The Views
    In this step, Shareef discusses how to edit audio and MIDI. As well as an event and arrange view walkthrough and mixer window walkthrough.
  • 5
    Finalizing Your Project
    In this step, Shareef discusses routing audio, effects, adding automation, and how to save your project.
Music Production