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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Focusrite’s RedNet Control Now Includes Support for Red Range Interfaces

Focusrite’s free RedNet Control 2.3 application delivers Red 4Pre, Red 8Pre and Red 16Line interface control over Thunderbolt. Here's what you need to know.

The Secrets Of Recording DI Electric Guitars In Logic Pro

Get a quick guide to everything you need to know to capture DI electric guitar in Logic Pro and use Amp Designer to find a great tone. This video shows you how.

Pedal Crush, A New Book From Kim Bjørn, Is Coming To Kickstarter

This time around, the subject is pedals and how they are used in all kinds of musical workflows, not just for guitarists. Here's what you need to know about Pedal Crush.

Massive X - NI Reveals Behind The Scenes Details

With the ground-up rebuild of NI's flagship soft synth getting closer to completion, the company has revealed some more of its secrets, form the people directly involved in its creation.

The History Of Mastering Explained From Tape To Pro Tools

Why is mastering necessary, and how did it change with the move from vinyl to digital? Joe Albano reveals all in this short video.

Nanoloop 2 Is A Handheld Synth And Sequencer With Game Pads, On Kickstarter Now

With an FM-based software synthesizer based on the Game Boy Advance’s 16 MHz CPU, a sequencer and plenty of I/O, this new synth looks like it will be a lot of fun.

Roland's TR-8, TR-8S, TR-08 & TR-09 Drum Machines Are Now Serato DJ OSA-ready

Seamlessly add the legendary sound of Roland’s iconic drum machines to Serato DJ Pro setups with TR-SYNC update for TR-8, TR-8S, TR-08, and TR-09

NLE Releases Studio One 4 - Mastering Essentials

Learn about Studio One's powerful mastering tool set and follow practical examples of mastering in different genres with this comprehensive, 20-video course.

Nord Enhanced Electric Pianos Now Compatible With More Keyboard Models

With an OS update, Stage 3, Stage 2 EX, Stage 2, Electro 6, Electro 5, Piano 4 and Piano 3 owners can all now benefit from the Enhanced EP Collection.

Focusrite Offers Free License For Sonarwork's Reference 4 Headphone Edition

Get a license for Reference 4 Headphone Edition completely free when you register your Focusrite hardware, until October 1st. Here's how it works.

re-Connect By Joué Brings USB-C And MIDI Connectivity To Your Studio In One Cable

Take two cables into the studio? Just use re-Connect, the new and versatile MIDI-to-USB-C cable from Joué.

Control The Behringer Deepmind 12 With This New Plugin

Take control of your Behringer Deepmind 12 in software with this new and very affordable plug-in MIDI-based controller.

LANDR Improves AI Mastering Software And Gives Musicians Complete Control Over Their Sound

The new Tonic update takes online, AI-based mastering to a whole new and more customizable level. Here's what you need to know.

Erica Synths' Sample Drum And Plasma Drive Are Out Now

Geared towards live performance and sound shaping, the latest additions to Erica Synths' family look and sound great, and they're reasonably priced. Here's the details.

The Legendary Sound Of The Synclavier Comes To Your iPad And iPhone With A Brand New App

Synclavier Digital delves into its iconic past to bring the classic Synclavier II sound engine back to the future as iOS apps. Here's what you need to know.