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.

Articles by Hollin Jones

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Is the EHX 95000 by Electro-Harmonix A Multi Track Tape Killer?

This performance loop laboratory looks to take looping and live performance to a whole new level. Loopop's video review shows you how it performs...

Beatformer Is A New, All-In-One Beat Sculpting Plugin, On Sale For A Limited Time

Use the Boom, Punch, Squash and Air controls to shape your beats for a fat sound. There's even a live online demo for you to try out for yourself.

Introducing The Audient iD44, 20-In 24-Out Audio Interface With USB-C

Audient's latest pro audio interface brings a wealth of features and that legendary build quality for a surprisingly affordable price. Here's the details.

Learn Pro Mixing Techniques For Free With This Live MasterClass Today

Join Alex Solano for this free live MasterClass and learn pro mixing techniques using Antelope Audio's mixing effects.

Imaginando Releases DLYM Delay Modulator, FREE App And Plugin For iOS

The developer has brought its delay / mod plugin to iPhone and iPad for free and as well as a standalone app it also runs in AU format inside your mobile DAW.

10 Life Hacks To Make You A More Productive Musician

Struggling to be productive? Here are 10 ways you can change your approach to your everyday life that will make you better able to focus on making music.

Skulpter 500 Is A New Sound Shaping Preamp From Elysia

Get better control of your sound at the recording stage with this high-end new addition to Elysia's stable of pro studio hardware - Skulpter 500.

How To Make Blips & Beats With 100,000 Bees & Your Synths

Want to create a buzz with your music? How about using a bunch of home made synths and 100,000 bees. Just don't call yourself Sting.

Review: Samplefuel POLY and WAVE

Two new HALion-based synths from composer Danny Lux promise flexible sound generation at an incredibly affordable price. Hollin Jones found out what POLY and WAVE are all about.

iZotope VocalSynth 2: How To Use Pitch Correction As A Creative Effect

VocalSynth 2 from iZotope isn't just a pitch corrector, it opens up a whole new world of creative voice processing. Rishabh Rajan explains how it can work for you.

What Gibson's Bankruptcy Means For Musicians And Producers

Gibson is dropping a number of its brands in an attempt to survive. But how did it come to this, and what's next for the company's iconic products?

Shape Your Tracks Like A Pro With Antelope Audio's Vintage EQs

Antelope Audio make some top end DSP-powered EQ plug-ins and here, Alex Solano shows you how to use them to shape and sweeten your tracks - beginning with drums.

Ever Wanted To See A Moog Subharmonicon Built From Scratch?

See a Moog Subharmonicon being built at the exclusive Moog VIP Engineering Workshop - supervised by Moog's top engineers! Check out the video to see how it's done.

Become An Official Bitwig Certified Professional Exclusively Here Online

That's right - bring together all your Bitwig knowledge and teaching skills and become an officially listed Bitwig Pro so you can train others. This exclusive course with Thavius Beck makes it happen.

Manifest Audio Toolkit 001 Is 26 Inspiring Ableton Live Racks For Less Than €1 Per Rack

Supercharge your Live sessions with 26 audio effect, instrument and MIDI effect racks covering everything from arpeggiators to mixing tools. There's something here for everyone.