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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How To Talk To Your Cat About The Dangers Of Acid House Music

It's a day every cat parent dreads... how to break it to your cat that life isn't all beats, basslines and biscuits?

Review: Behringer QX602MP3 Small Format Mixer

A mixer is an essential part of most music setups, but what if your needs are relatively modest? Behringer aims to deliver flexibility at a competitive price.

5 Cool Things You May Not Know About MIDI

MIDI... you know all about it, right? Everyone does. Well here are a few things that you may not have known about this ubiquitous technology...

Get Full Access To The AskAudio Course Library For 60% Off In The Analog April Sale

Get year-long access to the entire Ask Audio Academy video course library for a seriously great price during April

The Secrets Of Layered Clip Editing In Bitwig Studio 2

Imagine if you could move sections of audio between clips without messing about with exports and imports? Well now in Bitwig Studio 2, you can!

5 Tips for Exporting Stems and Mixes From Cubase

You've spent lots of time writing, recording, arranging and mixing your track. When the time comes to export it from Cubase, here are some pro tips to help you do it correctly.

Review: Korg Gadget 3 For Mac, iPad and iPhone

Gadget 3 is finally here and it brings Korg's innovative music-making system to the Mac desktop for the first time. Oh, and did we mention it now features audio recording as well?

Watch Thavius Beck Explain How To Work With Kits In Elektron's Analog Four Synthesizer

Don't be daunted by this powerful synthesizer. Thavius Beck is here to show you how to work with kits quickly and easily - plus a whole lot more!

9 Best Music Making Tools For Android Devices

Android hasn't always been the go-to platform for music makers, but things are changing. Here's a guide to some of the best audio tools available for Android users.

What To Consider When Choosing Studio Headphones

A good pair of cans is essential for almost every music setup. But how can you choose the ones that are right for you?

Generate Advanced MIDI Parts Using The Dual Arpeggiator Player Device In Reason

Reason's Player devices take simple MIDI input and turn it into chords, scales and arpeggios. Here's how to get great results from the arpeggiator with minimal effort!

Meet The Korg Volca FM In This Quick Introductory Video Showcasing Sounds And Features

Korg's volca FM is a cool hardware synth that packs the synth engine of a real DX7 into a much smaller box. G.W Childs shows you what this means for your music making.

Here's DJ Kiva Showing You How To Set Up Ableton Live With External Hardware For Live Performance

Going from the studio to the stage with Ableton Live can be a great experience, provided you get all your gear set up correctly. DJ Kiva is here to show you how it's done.

How To Move Projects From GarageBand To Logic Pro

Moving from Apple's free GarageBand to the much more advanced Logic Pro can be easy if you know the tricks of the trade. Booker Edwards Jr. explains how it works.

Korg Electribe's Fat Filters For Better Beats. This Video Shows You How

Getting hands-on with filters in hardware is always fun, and never more so that on Korg's popular Electribe groovebox. But did you know you can automate them too?