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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Antelope Audio Announces Availability Of Orion 32+, Gen 3 Interface And AD/DA Converter

Packing a huge amount of connectivity into a 1U rack unit, Antelope Audio's Orion 32+, Gen 3 Interface And AD/DA Converter is great news for serious recording musicians and producers.

Accusonus Releases Beatformer: All-In-One Beat Sculpting Application For iPad

Beatformer comes to newer iPads with a brand new app from Accusonus. Shape, mash and mangle your beats on the move.

Deton8 Your Tracks With This New, Ultra-Compact Drum Machine From Twisted Electrons

Combining the best of classic and new technology, this portable hybrid sampler and drum synth will even let you upload and manage your own sounds. Here's when, where and how to get it.

How To Use External MIDI Instruments With Cubase

Cubase made its name as a MIDI sequencer for external hardware and that's still a popular way to use it. Matt Hepworth walks you through the building blocks of the setup.

MIDI Filter Ten, Filter Pack For Ableton Live Is Available Now

Take control of your MIDI in Live with this specialised pack of MIDI filters, triggers and routers. It's available now for under £25.

The Enso Looper Plugin Is New From Audio Damage

With a full automatic looping engine, digital and traditional tape loop modes and much more, this could be the only looper you ever need. Here's the details.

Make Minimal Techno With A Sequencer Built Out Of LEGO Bricks

Here's a novel way to combine technology from two different worlds. A 4-track rhythm machine made of LEGO, used to generate techno loops.

ADAM Audio Turns 20 Years Old, Win Special Edition Hardware

Enter the competition for the chance to win special edition ADAM hardware including A7X monitors, SP-5 headphones and T5V speakers. Here's how.

Focusrite’s RedNet Control Now Includes Support for Red Range Interfaces

Focusrite’s free RedNet Control 2.3 application delivers Red 4Pre, Red 8Pre and Red 16Line interface control over Thunderbolt. Here's what you need to know.

The Secrets Of Recording DI Electric Guitars In Logic Pro

Get a quick guide to everything you need to know to capture DI electric guitar in Logic Pro and use Amp Designer to find a great tone. This video shows you how.

Pedal Crush, A New Book From Kim Bjørn, Is Coming To Kickstarter

This time around, the subject is pedals and how they are used in all kinds of musical workflows, not just for guitarists. Here's what you need to know about Pedal Crush.

Massive X - NI Reveals Behind The Scenes Details

With the ground-up rebuild of NI's flagship soft synth getting closer to completion, the company has revealed some more of its secrets, form the people directly involved in its creation.

The History Of Mastering Explained From Tape To Pro Tools

Why is mastering necessary, and how did it change with the move from vinyl to digital? Joe Albano reveals all in this short video.

Nanoloop 2 Is A Handheld Synth And Sequencer With Game Pads, On Kickstarter Now

With an FM-based software synthesizer based on the Game Boy Advance’s 16 MHz CPU, a sequencer and plenty of I/O, this new synth looks like it will be a lot of fun.

Roland's TR-8, TR-8S, TR-08 & TR-09 Drum Machines Are Now Serato DJ OSA-ready

Seamlessly add the legendary sound of Roland’s iconic drum machines to Serato DJ Pro setups with TR-SYNC update for TR-8, TR-8S, TR-08, and TR-09