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Studio One: Working With Speech

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

Strip Silence can be a quick way to chop up narration, but it takes fiddling around to get the settings right, and some amount of adjustment will be needed to events as you proceed with editing.Strip Silence can be a quick way to chop up narration, but it takes fiddling around to get the settings right, and some amount of adjustment will be needed to events as you proceed with editing.

We offer some tips on working with speech in Studio One.

Podcasts, radio drama, audiobooks, news stories... there is a lot of audio‑only work around today that focuses on the spoken word. Working with narration is different from dealing with sung vocals, but Studio One is well equipped. There are a few tasks, such as noise removal, that may require third‑party plug‑ins, but Studio One’s bundled processors are adequate for handling pretty much everything else.

This month I will give some tips to help you get great narration tracks for your projects. There can be a lot of variation in the nature of projects, the narrator’s voice, the recording equipment and the recording environment, so no hint can fit all situations. As always, the...

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Published October 2018