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.
These 4 great-sounding Moogerfooger plug-ins, part of Avid's Complete Plugin Bundle, bring the classic Moog sound to your tracks. Here's how.
With 5 signal inputs all routed to a dynamic stereo output, 10 VCA circuits and fitting into just 10hp, this new module from Make Noise looks just the ticket for eurorack fans.
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Create everything from subtle movement to psychedelic soundscapes with this new hardware phaser - special pre-sale pricing available.
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