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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NAMM 2020: How 5G Will Change The Music Industry

The new 5G mobile spectrum promises untold new possibilities for real time music collaboration online. So how close is it to becoming a reality?

NAMM 2020: Jamstik Launches Flagship Studio MIDI Guitar

With USB charging and MIDI, bluetooth and DAW integration as well as classic guitar features, the latest hardware from Jamstik looks set to shake up the guitar MIDI world.

NAMM 2020: Pioneer DJ Reveals High-End DJM-V10 6-Channel DJ Mixer With FX

Connect CDJs, turntables and more to the DJM-V10’s six channels and use the specially developed 4-band EQ to sculpt your sound. This is Pioneer DJ's DJM-V10.

NAMM 2020: ESI Launches UGM192 And GIGAPORT eX Portable Audio Interfaces

These two new audio interfaces are small, bus powered and offer a ton of flexibility. Plus they look pretty cool as well. Here's the details.

Arturia MicroFreak Gets A New Oscillator And More In New v.2 Update

On top of announcing KeyLab Essential 88 and KeyStep Pro at NAMM 2020, French audio pioneers Arturia have also revealed a surprise update to their popular MicroFreak digital synth.

NAMM 2020: Audient Releases EVO: A New Benchmark In Audio Interfaces?

Two new portable and affordable audio interfaces from Audient are about to hit the market. Here's what you need to know about EVO.

Arturia Launches KeyLab Essential 88 At NAMM 2020

A portable 88-key controller with upgraded features and a generous software bundle? Get all of that and more with Arturia's new KeyLab Essential 88.

Akai Professional Introduces MPC One, A Powerful, Compact Addition To The Legendary MPC Lineup

New MPC One features Akai Professional’s premier multi-core processor and delivers the ultimate in standalone performance to a new generation of beatmakers.

NAMM 2020: Moog Subsequent 25 Full Details Unveiled

The successor to the Sub Phatty will be available to buy soon, and it has some serious new capabilities. Here's what we know.

NAMM 2020: KV331 Audio's SynthMaster One iOS Wavetable Synth App Goes Universal

The latest update to this powerful iOS app adds a ton of features as well as bringing universal iOS compatibility, Audio Units support and a separate iPhone-only version.

Arturia Reveals KeyStep Pro At NAMM 2020

The new flagship KeyStep controller keyboard features 4 independent sequencers, extensive hands-on controls and much more. Here's the full story.

Focusrite Introduces New ISA 828 MkII, ISA ADN2 & ISA ADN8 Hardware

These new updates to the classic ISA range provide superior performance and Dante compatibility. Here's the lowdown.

NAMM 2020: Sequential Hybrid Pro 3 Synthesizer Leaked

With 3 oscillators, 3 filters and 3 LFOs with digital effects plus a 16-track sequencer, Sequential's Pro 3 looks like an absolute monster. Here's what we know about it.

Nord Unveils Nord Wave 2 Performance Synthesizer

With 48 voice polyphony, innovative performance features and hands-on controls, the Nord Wave 2 offers outstanding sonic possibilities with advanced layering and tweaking on the fly.

ULTIMATE PATCHES Presents 444 ROLAND JU-06A ULTIMATE PATCHES (VOLUMES I-3)

Get the sounds of the Roland JU-06A in this new collection of patches - and it's on sale for a limited time.