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Studio One: Impact

PreSonus Studio One Tips & Techniques
Published December 2017
By Larry the O

An Impact kit entirely devoted to cymbals and cymbal effects: ride ping and bell, crashes, chokes, stick slides, rolls and so on. Most pads have more than one sample. To the processor, Impact does not have a heavy impact, so several instances, such as this cymbal kit, can easily be used in a song document.An Impact kit entirely devoted to cymbals and cymbal effects: ride ping and bell, crashes, chokes, stick slides, rolls and so on. Most pads have more than one sample. To the processor, Impact does not have a heavy impact, so several instances, such as this cymbal kit, can easily be used in a song document.

Studio One’s Impact drum machine has hidden depths that are well worth exploring.

Impact is one of the virtual instruments that has been bundled in Studio One since its earliest days. It might look like a standard drum machine, but Impact has some cute tricks up its sleeve (drum machines have sleeves, right?), a number of which are not documented very well (or at all). This month, I’ll share some of them.

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A drum machine is a sample player optimised for playing percussion sounds and making beats. PreSonus bundle quite a few...

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Published December 2017