Fender CEO talks PreSonus acquisition and the future of


When Fender acquired PreSonus in 2021, speculation quickly turned to what this could mean for Studio One, the company’s popular DAW.

Thus far, it’s been pretty much business as usual – the version 5.5 update, released in January, was very much an evolutionary one – but in a recent interview with MusicRadar, Fender CEO Andy Mooney suggested that the software’s future could be “simpler, more intuitive and less expensive”.