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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This Replacement For Soundflower Brings Virtual Audio Routing Back To Newer Macs

This tiny, free system add-on could save you hours of fruitless audio patching. Read on to find out how.

Meeblip's thru5 MIDI Splitter Kit Is Just $19.95

Flexible MIDI routing in hardware isn't always simple - unless you have a cool and affordable splitter like the new thru5 from Meeblip.

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Get a whole new set of tones and textures for your movie scores and soundtracks, sound design and many other musical ventures with this new cinematic guitar collection.

A Practical Guide To Working With Low Frequencies In iZotope Ozone 9

Watch this FREE course to learn how to take control of the bass end of your masters, and much more about iZotope's powerful new mastering suite.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The new updates work with Apple's new Music app that has replaced iTunes - which means no more manually exporting your music library.

rsTouch Pro iPad Controller For Reason Updated With Reason 11 Support

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.

Spitfire Audio Presents SPITFIRE SOLO STRINGS Update, Available Now

Recorded at London's legendary AIR Studios, these new Kontakt-based string instruments bring uparalleled levels of quality and realism to your productions.

Help Save The Rainforests And Get Awesome Audio Gear For Bargain Prices

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.