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Studio One: Mai Tai's Modulation Matrix

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

The modulation matrix in Mai Tai. A  few things to note: mod wheel and Envelope 2 are each routed to two destinations, Character-Sound is controlled by two different sources, and velocity is used both as a  source and a  scaler.The modulation matrix in Mai Tai. A few things to note: mod wheel and Envelope 2 are each routed to two destinations, Character-Sound is controlled by two different sources, and velocity is used both as a source and a scaler.

Take advantage of Studio One’s versatile modulation features to make your synth parts more expressive.

Synthesized and sampled instrument sounds come alive when modified by control functions. The two most common forms of control are tactile controllers such as keyboard, faders, ribbons and wheels, and modulation sources like envelope generators and LFOs.

Studio One makes broad provision for tactile controllers through its External Devices dialogue, Control Link, and other mechanisms. This month I delve into both modulation capabilities and how external controllers can bring life to your sounds.

Modulation

All of Studio One’s bundled virtual instruments have modulation capabilities, but the Presence and Mai Tai instruments are the most...

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Published November 2017