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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New Windows Update Is Breaking Maschine Studio. But Tell Microsoft (Not NI) To Fix It!

Windows 10 Updates KB4487017 and KB4487044 seem to be playing havoc with NI's Maschine Studio. What's going on?

Ticky Clav 2, Expanded And Updated Virtual Clavinet Released By 2getheraudio - And It's Free.

2getheraudio releases Ticky Clav 2, its second free virtual instrument based on the popular modeled Clavinet plugin from Big Tick Audio

Flintpope's TAPESTRINGFLUTE Recreates Classic Mellotron Sounds - And It's Free

Get the sound of classic 60s Mellotrons in your productions, and it won't cost you a bean. Here's how to do it...

Moogfest Announces GAS, Kimbra, Tim Hecker And More For The 2019 Festival

Moogfest, 25-28 April 2019, is the synthesis of music, art and technology. Its Mission - to grow a global community of futurists who explore emerging sound technologies.

Memory V, 6 Moogs In One - Is Free To Download Until March 7th

Audioplugin Deals has teamed up with IK Multimedia to offer the powerful Memory V synthesizer completely free for a limited time. Here's how to get it.

Krotos Audio Unveils Igniter, Complete Vehicle Sound FX Design Solution

The SFX specialists are back with a brand new collection - this time it's absolutely every kind of vehicle sound you could ever need. Here's the lowdown on Igniter.

Get Club-Ready Sounds With Steinberg's Bouncy Vibrations Expansion Pack For GA5

With 30 kits and over 300 loops and samples covering Cuban, Caribbean and African loops this expansion for Groove Agent 5 is sure to get things jumping. Here's the details.

Recording Input Types Explained In Under 2 Minutes

Do you know the difference between mic, line and instrument inputs? Joe Albano explains in this short video.

Why You Should Separate Mixing Into Discrete Phases In Ableton Live

Understanding the different skills required at different stages of the production process will make your life easier. Here's why.

IK's Sampletank 4 With Over 200GB New Content Is Now Available

The next generation of IK's sound and groove workstation features a massive new library, new sample engine, fully scalable GUI and much more.

iZotope Is Working With PreSonus To Offer Neutron Elements In The Studio Magic Bundle

iZotope is excited to work with PreSonus to include Neutron Elements as a great companion for PreSonus’s line of interfaces and mixers. Here's the details.

Apple Is Merging Mac And iOS Apps - But What Will This Mean For Musicians & Producers?

Feature parity across Mac and iOS devices makes sense for developers, but at what cost for the people who rely on pro software to make music?

Sample Logic's Dangerous Drum Fury Has 11GB Sounds, Is Just $99 For A Limited Time

Sample Logic's latest release has all your drum needs covered and for a limited time you can get it for a special low price. Drums away!

Accusonus ERA Bundle 3 Review

These fire-and-forget audio repair plugins are perfect for anyone working with vocals, from music producers to podcasters and film editors. Hollin Jones found out why.

FL Studio 20.1.2 Update Now Available With New Presets, GUI Tweaks And More

Image Line has released a free maintenance update to FL Studio that brings important bug fixes and some new features. Here's the details.