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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Using Velocity To Make Your Orchestral MIDI Tracks Sound Like The Real Thing

If there's one crucial technique to master to make your DAW orchestral tracks sound authentic, it's this.

Mastering In FL Studio: Understanding Stereo Widening Techniques

How wide should you go, and how can you ensure mono compatibility? All is revealed in this quick guide to mastering in FL Studio.

Softube Console 1: In-Depth Review

Discover what Softube's powerful Console 1 hardware and software system can bring to your setup with this in-depth video review.

Moog Music Goes Behind The Soundtrack of ‘Uncut Gems’ In Documentary With Daniel Lopatin

Check out this exclusive look at the details that went into crafting the film’s synth-heavy soundtrack.

EastWest Releases Hollywood Backup Singers With Wordbuilder Technology

Recorded with a collection of vintage tube microphones in world famous EastWest Studio 3, this new instrument lets you create your own backing vocals entirely in software.

G-Sonique Releases Psychedelic Tunnel T1, A Sci-Fi Reverb And 3D Spatial Ambience Generator

Get the sound of outer space in your productions with this new plug-in from G-Sonique. The first 80 customers can get it at a discount.

Cubase 10 Core Skills: What Is MIDI Merge?

Cubase has a wealth of creative record modes for capturing MIDI. Matt Hepworth shows you how to build up your tracks using MIDI Merge.

The Artiphon Orba Is A Unique MIDI Controller In The Palm Of Your Hand

The Artiphon Orba is a band in your hand that just raised $1.4M on Kickstarter. Here's what it does.

Impact Soundworks Releases Cinema Sound Foley Library

With over 54,000 Foley samples, this 19GB library for Kontakt from Impact Soundworks aims to provide you with all the sound design tools you need.

Audiodamage Releases RoughRider3 Compressor For Free

Grab this excellent software compressor for Mac, PC, iOS and Linux today - it won't cost you anything.

Abletunes Releases RVRB Algorithmic Reverb Plug-In

Bring a modern reverb character to your productions with this all-new algorithmic reverb plug-in from Abletunes.

RME Announces ADI-2 Pro FSR Black Edition, ADI-2 Pro FS Price Drop

The special edition of the popular AD/DA converter boasts the same class-leading features in a sleek black design.

Plugin Alliance And Brainworx Release Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor Class A

Get the sound of a classic and highly exclusive mastering compressor and take control of your tracks. Plugin Alliance and Brainworx are on the case.

How To Quickly Make A Cool Patch In The Free Noisemaker Synth

TAL's Noisenaker is completely free and here, you can see a short guide to making your own synth patches from scratch.

Sound Magic Announce New Neo Strings Products And Sale Event

Boost your virtual string library with upcoming new releases from Sound Magic, and get significant discounts off existing instruments.