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.

Articles by Hollin Jones

/ 1506 Articles

Ableton Live Follow Actions Explained with Ableton Certified Trainer Antonio Sage

Unlock the power of follow actions, one of Live's most useful features, in this free recorded MasterClass. Watch it online for free, right now!

AI Helped Write This Taylor Swift-Inspired Love Song For Valentine's Day

We know that AI is the coming thing, but what if it could help you write songs? Well just maybe, it can.

Zoom Announces G1 FOUR/G1X FOUR Multi FX Guitar Pedals

Take your live performances to the next level with these two new guitar multi FX / looper pedals from Zoom, priced at $79 and $99 and available in March.

Ultimate Patches Releases Bass Station Master Collection Vols 1&2

With over 300 patches covering retro and modern synths, basses, mellow pads, melodic leads & epic fx, this mega collection of patches for Novation's Bass Station II is on sale now.

Meet The hapiNES 8-bit Desktop Groovebox

This NES-inspired chiptune synth is shipping in March and has USB MIDI, a plug-in for remote management and much more. Here's the details.

SampleScience Announces Pine Forest Drums, Percussive Plugin Inspired By Boards Of Canada

With 38 "drum kits", each one has been tailored with 70s education documentaries, the esoteric culture of the 60s and the National Film Board of Canada in mind.

Create A Classic Sidechain Ducking Effect In FL Studio Without Using Compression

There's a clever way to use FL Studio's tools to create a classic pumping effect but without recourse to the standard compressor technique. This video reveals what it is.

Isotonik Studios Presents Chaos Culture - Signal Transformer For Live

This advanced module for Ableton Live lets you twist, mangle and process all kinds of signal in almost any way you like. Here's the details.

5 Reasons You Need An iPad Pro For Music - And 5 Reasons To Try Cheaper Alternatives

Apple's latest iPad Pro models are the most powerful it's ever made, and have a new design. Should musicians and producers take the plunge, or look elsewhere?

Why You Should Do Your Mixes And Masters In PreSonus Studio One

This special feature in Studio One 4 means much less running around if you need to change your mixes before mastering. Josh Carney explains how it works.

Bring Your Stomp Boxes Into Eurorack World With The AI006 Stomp Box Adapter From Just $10

Incorporate your stomp boxes into your modular setup with ease using this fire and forget module, with prices starting at a crazy $10.

Is Apple's T2 Chip Ruining Music Producers' Recordings?

An increasing number of users are reporting issues when trying to record audio via certain audio interfaces on Apple computers that use the T2 secure chip. What is going on?

Rigid Audio Releases Aquiver Scoring Instrument, 90% Off During February

Act fast to get this serious scoring instrument for Kontakt at a huge discount, for one month only.

Ultimate Patches Releases 222 Brand New Patches For IK Multimedia UNO Hardware Synth

Get the most out of your UNO hardware synth with 222 brand new patches, but without having to build them yourself. Here's the new collection from Ultimate Patches.

Bite And Space Invader Are Two New Classic Effects From Denise.io

Take your productions back to the future with these gloriously retro plugs, available now for just 29 Eur each.