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.
More flexibile MIDI output, scale per track, parameter randomization and improved graphics are just some of the upgrades Elektron are giving you for free with its latest OS updates.
Waldorf Music is celebrating its 30th anniversary with 50% off all its software until October 27th.
Open up whole new worlds of recording and performance possibilities by connecting your MIDI drum kit to your virtual instruments. Matt Vanacoro shows you how to do it right.
This massively updated woodwind instrument contains electronics, can be a MIDI controller and hooks up to an iOS or Android app. It's on Kickstarter until November 16th, 2019.
Designed for more intuitive music-making, MPE controllers sense continuous finger movements in three dimensions. Now, Expressive E has a new collection available that makes full use of the technology.
The new updates work with Apple's new Music app that has replaced iTunes - which means no more manually exporting your music library.
While Propellerhead is yet to make a dedicated iOS controller for Reason, this third party model has already been updated with support for the latest systems. Here's the detail.
Recorded at London's legendary AIR Studios, these new Kontakt-based string instruments bring uparalleled levels of quality and realism to your productions.
Help the rainforests, get a 1-year Ask.Audio Academy pass and bid on lots of pro software and hardware. But be sure to do it before October 31st.
A raft of improvements come to this powerful suite of plug-ins for de-clicking, de-clipping and generally fixing your audio problems. Here's what's new.
Build a cool sounding super saw wobble patch from scratch in just a few minutes. Learn how it's done with Rishabh Rajan.
IK's new Hammond organ software instrument has been developed in consultation with the original Hammond Organ company. Hollin Jones spins up the Leslie...
Full details of all the exhibitors, classes, demos and performances can now be found on the event's website. Here are some highlights.
The latest live mixing system from Waves comes with everything you need to run a Soundgrid-powered live show - even a computer. Here's what they told us about it.
This new studio mic aims to bring the sound of a legendary classic to your productions at a significantly more accessible price. Here's the details...
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