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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Superbooth 2018: Twisted Electrons Debuts 2 Affordable, Ultra-Portable Synths

These pocket-sized synths won't break the bank and they look super cool. Here's everything you need to know about uAcid8 and hapiNES from Twisted Electrons.

Modular For Everyone - A New Low-Cost AE Modular System From Tangible Waves

The successful Kickstarter campaign sees Tangible Waves' AE Modular system now available - and prices are much more competitive than you might expect.

Review: Soundtheory Gullfoss Intelligent EQ

An EQ powered by algorithms that adapts itself to manage frequencies over 100 times per second sounds like the stuff of magic. Hollin Jones found out what Soundtheory Gullfoss Intelligent EQ can do.

Superbooth 2018: Korg Announces SDK To Let You Customise Prologue Synth

Great news for owners of Korg's Prologue - a new SDK will allow you to customise it and get under the hood of this powerful instrument. Here the details.

Superbooth 2018: Moon Modular Announces M 543 CP Output Module

Moon Modular's M 543 CP is a 4-channel output mixer with voltage controlled volume and panorama per-channel and it's available now. Here's the details.

Don't Miss: Steve H Buchla & Eurorack Live Performance At Superbooth18

Following last year's surround sound live set, Steve returns to Superbooth with his Buchla 200e / Eurorack hybrid system for another solo live performance. Here's the details.

Learn Audio Effects, Mixing And Mastering In Ableton Live With A Certified Trainer

This realtime online course with a certified Ableton professional will give you all the skills you need to master Live's audio FX, mixing and mastering workflows.

Here's Some Fundamental Keyboard Skills Every Producer Should Know

Understanding the basics of keyboard playing needn't be scary even if you've never had format training. In this quick video, Matt Vanacoro explains how to play major scales.

WMD Unveils Singular-Sounding Fracture Multi-Particle Percussion Synth Module

This new Eurorack module features a number of outstanding sound-sculpting tools packed into its slender (8HP width) frame, with a focus on percussion generation.

5 Advanced Sound Design Tips For Reason 10's Europa

Reason 10 comes with Europa, a powerful and advanced synthesizer. Here are 5 top tips for better sound design. 

Master Ableton Live's Synths, Samplers & Sound Design In Our Live Certified Classes

This 8-week Live Lab with an Ableton Live Certified trainer will teach you everything you need to know about Live's synths, samplers and getting a great sound.

RHA Releases MA650 Wireless Earphones In White Finish

In addition to matching your white smartphone, laptop or tablet, RHA's new wireless earphones have a few extra tricks up their sleeve. Here are the details.

BitWig Studio 2 - Master Phase Distortion For Better Synth Sound Design

In this video, Thavius Beck shows you how Phase-4 generates its sound, and how creative phase distortion tweaking can get you great sound design results.

Fire Strings Is A Cinematic Scoring Instrument For Kontakt - On Sale For A Limited Time

This 4.5GB library focuses on tonal, aleatoric and rhythmic content and is designed for TV, film and game scoring and composers working in many genres of music.

Cubase: Supercharge Your Workflow With These 10 Power Tips

We can all use a few more shortcuts, power moves and timesavers when working in Cubase. Here are 10 you may not have known.