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Studio One: Future-proof Your Song Archives

PreSonus Studio One Tips & Techniques
Published June 2018
By Larry the O

Screen 1: The Track Transform commands are ideal for capturing audio. Here, transforming the track captures both an outboard compressor inserted with the Pipeline plug-in, and Event FX that had not yet been rendered.Screen 1: The Track Transform commands are ideal for capturing audio. Here, transforming the track captures both an outboard compressor inserted with the Pipeline plug-in, and Event FX that had not yet been rendered.

Archiving your Studio One Songs in a future-proof format could save your life in years to come.

Fifty years ago, the Doors’ Jim Morrison sang “When the music’s over, turn out the lights,” but Jimbo never had to deal with packing up and backing up his data before he could call it a night. Today, when an album or project is completed, there still remains one more major task, which is making sure the project can be revisited, should that ever be wished. Studio One offers a number of tools to support this effort, so our subject this month is tying everything up with a nice bow.

Before we start our bow-tying, however, I must tell you that your mother called to say that if you haven’t given clear, logical, unique names and colour-coding to all of your tracks and takes and channels,...

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Published June 2018