How to make a beat in Studio One 5

Rhythm is among the most fundamental elements in music.

In the video above, we walk through how you can use Impact XT to sequence your very own beat in Studio One 5. After watching the tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of how you can make your own drum grooves in Studio One.

Throughout the video, we touch on a number of concepts related to rhythm such as beats and measures. If you haven’t already, check out our introduction to rhythm 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 beat in the DAW yourself, head back to our curriculum and move on to our introduction to melody.

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

October 21, 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.