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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Polyend And Dreadbox Medusa Synth Has A New Lower Price

To celebrate Polyend's 4th birthday the company has knocked some money off the price of a brand new Medusa. Here's how to get your hands on one!

Take Control Of Your Ableton Live Mixes With Parallel Compression

Check out how to use parallel compression to achieve a thicker, fuller sound while maintaining the clarity and character you need. Noah Pred shows you how it's done.

Go Out Of Tune And Off The Grid With The Bad Tape Plug-In From denise

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Supercharge IK Multimedia's UNO Analog Synth With These 80 Presets

Get 80 presets for IK's compact synthesizer for just $10 with this new collection from LFO Stores.

Applied Acoustics Systems Releases Ultra Analog VA-3 Analog Synthesizer Plug-In

AAS updates Ultra Analog with home view, two-voice multitimbrality, macros and much more. Plus it's on sale for a limited time.

Eventide Debuts Omnipressor

Famously used by Bryan May, the Omnipressor has remained popular among some of the world's leading producers and engineers. Now it's back in plug-in form.

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By blending close and distant mics when recording drums you can get complete control over the depth and tone of your drum sound. Learn how in this video.

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Monogram took everything they learned from Palette Gear and updated it in every way imaginable to create Monogram Creative Console for all creative editors.

Pitch Monster Lets You Transform Any Input Signal With Extreme Tonal Shifts

The first pitch shifting plug-in with 64 voices, Devious Machines' Pitch Monster brings new levels of sound manipulation capability to your DAW.

Interview: Brent Kolatalo, Grammy-Winning Producer & Mix Engineer

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Zeus Is A New Multitimbral Analog Polysynth From GS Music

Featuring two VCOs, presets and a classic subtractive synthesis design, this heavyweight synth is new from Argentina's GS Music. See and hear it in action here.

Rise Of The Synth: Yamaha Leads A Thrilling Journey Through Synthesizer History With New Film

Learn about how Yamaha's synths have shaped and informed countless hit records and genres of music in recent decades in this new movie.

Roland Releases Cross-Platform Music Creation App Zenbeats For Free

Designed for all screen types, from mobile devices to notebooks and desktops, Roland's new Zenbeats works across all major platforms and devices. Here's the details.

How To Sound Check For Recording Drums In Logic Pro X

Get expert guidance on how to set up, route and sound check a live drum kit to ensure the perfect take. Josh Carney shows you how.