Here's what Presonus has to say...
We've gone utterly crazy, and we want you to take advantage of it! PreSonus is celebrating the 2011 NAMM show by offering an absolutely insane deal on Studio One Artist. During the NAMM show, between January 13 and January 16, 2011, you can purchase a download version of Studio One Artist for only $20.11 USD. That's 90% off the regular price! You do not have to attend the show to take advantage of this offer.
Furthermore, you can upgrade to Studio One Pro at any time for only $199, adding VST 2.4, VST 3, AU, and ReWire support; mastering; digital distribution; video support; and a huge collection of additional loop and sample content. Start with Studio One Artist and end up with a complete professional production solution for an unbeatable price of $220!
Users tell us they are more creative and productive with Studio One than with any other DAW--and they have more fun doing it! The reasons are simple: Studio One lets you work faster, more creatively, and more effortlessly, with great-sounding results. And thanks to a steady stream of free updates, Studio One is getting better all the time! And if you buy between January 13 and January 16, you can get it for a mind-blowing price that will have you grinning from ear to ear.
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So much power in a small package - but how does it perform?
8 step sequencer with a whole host of tricks up its sleeve and some very pretty lights
And how the Ladder filter sound was made in error...