Hollin Jones

Hollin Jones

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance writer on music technology and Apple topics for well over a decade, along the way publishing several books on audio software. He has been lead writer at a number of prominent music and technology publications. As well as consultancy, full-time journalism, video production and professional photography, he occasionally plays Hammond, Rhodes and other keys for people who ask nicely. Hollin is Contributing Editor at Ask.Audio.

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Factoid Time Randomiser Lets You Create Endless Rhythmical Variations Of Audio Clips

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This new plug-in emulates all the best qualities of vinyl records - and you can name your own price.

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Genki Instruments Cuts $100 Off Price Of Wave, The Ring To Control Sound

A streamlined production process means Genki Instruments has cut prices on its innovative controller. Plus there's a full release of its companion app, Softwave.

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This compression and saturation plug-in can be used on any source and runs on Mac, Windows and iOS. Plus it's on sale for a limited time.

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The first Vostok2020 batch is in production and available to order for purchase - here's what it sounds like and how to get your hands on one.

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Get many of the core features of Steinberg's powerful music notation suite completely free with this new version, Dorico SE.

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Just 2000 of these special edition bundles will be produced - here's how you can get your hands on one.

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Waves FIT is designed to function as a fully-integrated 16-fader bank with the LV1 mixer. Here's what we know about it.

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The new 12Mic, AVB Tool and M-1610 Pro offer flexible, reliable solutions for AVB conversion and recording. Here's what you need to know about them.

NAMM 2020: Erica Synths Shows Off New Bassline DB-01Synth

From basslines and rave sounds to massive drones and drums - the Erica Synths Bassline DB-01 synthesizer lets you explore new territories of sound and performance techniques.