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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This new hardware unit from FX developer Strymon has many more tricks up its sleeve than you might expect. Delay, looping and MIDI control are just a few.

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This collection of over 30 virtual modules from plugin specialists McDSP could be the answer to your prayers - and it's more affordable than you might expect.

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IK's latest hardware interface for guitarists is an all-in-one solution for recording, routing and tone shaping. Here's everything you need to know about its specs and software bundle.

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The Grid is a brand new routing and processing system built right into the heart of Bitwig Studio 3 and it's going to change the way you make music. Here's what you need to know.

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The Stylophone GEN R-8 is a dual VCO British-made boutique synthesizer with a fully analog signal path and a touch keyboard that you can play with your finger.

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Achieve playing styles and results that aren't possible using basic samples with this physical modelling sampled instrument, available now.

Here's How The New Interface In Cubase Pro 10 Could Revolutionise Your Production Workflow

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Glou Glou Announces Moutarde, 4-Voice PLL Hardware Synthesizer

This unique desktop synth uses Phase Locked Loop Synthesis to generate some weird and wonderful sounds, and it has a whole bunch of tricks up its sleeve. See and hear it in action here.

This Windows 10 Update Will Let You Run Way MORE Plugins In Your DAW!

If you have ever wondered just how many plug-ins your Windows PC can handle, you'll be happy to learn that the number is about to go up. Way up. Here's how it's going to happen.

Audient Introduces Sono, World’s First Amp Modelling Interface

Audio recording specialists Audient have teamed up with Two Notes Audio Engineering to create Sonos, an affordable interface made specially for guitarists.

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