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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Baby Audio Release Super VHS, Retro Channel Strip Plug-In

Feel the lo-fi magic of the 1980s with six unique effects in one strange plugin. Here's what Super VHS can do for your productions.

UVI Releases PX P10, A New Instrument Based On An Ultra-Rare Analog Synthesizer

With over 30,000 samples, PX P10 is loaded with a whopping 309 presets made from 188 layers, divided into 15 categories including bass, leads, strings, polysynth and more.

Soundmit 2019: Odla Accessible Music Keyboard And Controller

Odla is a keyboard for digital writing of music compatible with the main music composition softwares, accessible to blind users as well and with a design that makes it one of a kind.

Mastering Your Music? Here's How To Avoid A Common Limiter Mistake

Understanding why clipping happens and how to avoid it when working with mastering tools can really save your bacon. Joe Albano shows you how it's done.

Soundmit 2019: Dreadbox Chromatic Eurorack Synth Modules

Check out a live walkthrough of the latest affordable Eurorack modules from Dreadbox. We caught up with them during our trip to Soundmit 2019.

V-MODA Presents M-200 Professional Studio Headphones

V-MODA Hits The Studio With Its First-Ever Reference Headphones Tuned For Producers And Musicians

Meet Cinematique Instruments' Viola Da Gamba, Virtual Baroque Strings

With multiple articulations, 1200 samples and solo and ensemble modes, this unique virtual string instrument could be unlike anything you've heard before.

Rode Debuts NTG5 Professional Shotgun Mic

Rode's latest shotgun mic is perfect for location sound recording in any situation. Here's the details of its new NTG5.

Eventide Audio Unveils Unique MangledVerb Reverb And Distortion Effect For iPhone And iPad

Get the sound of Eventide hardware effects on your iPhone or iPad with this newly released standalone, Audio Unit and IAA-compatible app.

Modulat From Chaos Culture Brings New Note Out & Route Modules For Ableton Live

Take advantage of the power of Max4Live without the tedious coding. Modulat brings all of this and more to your Ableton Live system.

A Quick Guide To Treating Vocals For EDM Tracks

Add dynamic interest to vocal tracks when mixing EDM in Pro Tools or any other DAW with these quick tips and techniques. Alex Solano explains all.

Positive Grid Unveils Spark: Smart Guitar Amplifier And App Featuring Intelligent Technology

Intelligent guitar amplifier and proprietary voice-activated app generate real-time practice tools and backing accompaniment. Limited pre-order specials are available now.

Steve H Brings His Unique Live Synthesis Performances To Two Concerts This Weekend, 1-2 November.

Synth expert, composer and all round musical guru Steve H can be seen and heard performing two events this weekend. Stream it live wherever you are in the world.

Core Audio Skills - Bussing Audio Demystified

What is an audio bus, what does it do and how can it help your mixing workflow? Joe Albano explains all.

UVI Releases Plurality, A New Sound Design Expansion For Falcon 2

From the mind and ears of Simon Stockhausen comes Plurality, an essential collection of sounds for Falcon continuing the cinematic sonic explorations of Ether Fields. Here's more about it.