How to make a chord progression in Studio One 5

A simple chord progression can go a long way in adding color to our music.

In the video above, we walk through how you can construct your own chord progression in Studio One 5. After watching the tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of how you can make your own progression in Studio One.

Throughout the video, we touch on a number of concepts related to harmony such as key and triads. If you haven’t already, check out our introduction to harmony that dives deeper into these concepts and more from a theoretical perspective – while it’s a lot to take in, having an understanding of the ideas covered in the piece will empower you to move forward in your creative process with even more clarity and confidence.

This video is part of a larger guide for making your first track; once you’ve watched it and taken the time to create a chord progression in the DAW yourself, head back to our curriculum and move on to our introduction to mixing.

Make your first track from start to finish in Studio One 5:

October 22, 2020

John Smythe John Smythe is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, engineer, and Sr. Content Producer at Splice. Music is his passion, and he loves sharing it with as many people as he possibly can.