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Studio One: Template Efficiency

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

Learning how to use Studio One’s templates can make a massive difference to your efficiency.

The usefulness of templates is quite rightly emphasised in discussions of recording and production in a DAW. A template can define a strategy for how a session will flow. Understand this, and the boring drudgery of configuring a template becomes nothing less than the laying of a foundation on which all that you create will be built.

As there are many working styles, there are many approaches to creating templates. This month I will take a look at one of my band recording templates and focus on the thinking behind its configuration. I’ll also share a few tricks particular to Studio One’s abilities.

All Submixed Up

Screen 1: Band mixing template. This shows all of the tracks in the template and how they are organised into folders and colour-coded.Screen 1: Band mixing template. This shows all of the tracks in the template and how they are organised into folders and colour-coded.The template in Screen 1 is for recording your garden-variety pop and rock band (although we can hope for better). The first, and possibly most...

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Published May 2018