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. Formerly a lecturer in videographics and music 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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NAMM 2017: Watch Erica Synths Unveil A Range Of New Modular Synths

Erica Synths makes some truly unique modular gear and at NAMM 2017 it unveiled additional modules, new systems and revised designs - something for every synth lover!

NAMM 2017: See Korg's Kronos 3.1 New Features In Action

Korg's Kronos gets a special gold edition as well as an updated OS 3.1. We find out what's new.

5 Vintage Keyboard Software Instruments You Should Consider

Get a great retro sound without the hassle of owning a hulking beast of a keyboard - go virtual!

Namm 2017: Watch Korg Explain Their Reasons For Building A Full Size ARP Odyssey

Good news for anyone craving the authentic, full-sized ARP Odyssey experience - it's here!

NAMM 2017: IRCAM and Flux Demo Revolutionary Spatial Placement Software

Imagine being able to simulate up to 22 virtual speakers inside a regular pair of headphones. IRCAM and Flux have managed to come up with a remarkable application to do just that.

NAMM 2017: Watch A Hands-On Tour Of The UAD Apollo Twin MkII

UAD's pro interface, Apollo Twin MK II, now comes in three flavours, and features tons of updated internal technology.

NAMM 2017: IRCAM TheSnail Is An Audio Tuner Like You've Never Seen Before

Advanced audio analysis for your Mac or PC, and also your iOS device courtesy of IRCAM.

NAMM 2017: See Softube's New Console One MkII In Action

Even more features and a very significant price drop make this a very tempting proposition for anyone wanting to get hands-on control of their DAW projects.

NAMM 2017: Presonus Reveals New Studiolive AR Mixer Series

What could be better than a mixer that can handle USB audio interfacing and onboard recording too?

Interview : Sandy Turnbull Discusses The Secrets Behind His Creative Process

House producer Sandy Turnbull has enjoyed a rapid rise to success. We caught up with him to talk production, performance and his studio secrets.

NAMM 2017: Faderport 8 Is A New Affordable Control Surface From PreSonus

Take control of your DAW with the latest Faderport 8 control surface from Presonus. In this video we explore the ins and outs and features for this economically priced mixer with motorised faders.

NAMM 2017: PreSonus Unveils Studio 26 and Studio 68 Ultra-Hi Def Recording Interfaces

These hi-def USB2 interfaces are designed with a rugged, all-metal construction and some cool recording capabilities.

NAMM 2017: ROLI Announces Dashboard For Blocks Hardware To Enable DAW Control

ROLI's Lightpad Block will soon be able to control just about any MIDI software or hardware you can think of.

NAMM 2017: Watch Akai Demo New MPC Live And MPC X Hardware

Hands on with the newest members of Akai's legendary MPC family at NAMM 2017.

NAMM 2017: Elektron Unveils Brand New Digitakt Drum Sampler And Computer

Hardware synth specialists Elektron are aiming to make their latest creation as affordable as possible. Cenk from Elektron takes us through the reasons you should be excited.