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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Watch Ross Lara Use Output Arcade To Make Beautiful Melodies In This Free MasterClass

See how an Arcade expert takes sounds he has recorded and uses the loop synth to chop up, manipulate and rearrange them into something completely new to form the basis of a track.

NAMM 2019 : John Ferrara And Brad Russell Perform At The Hartke Booth

See Brad Russell, John Ferrara, and Seth Moutal absolutely shred the Hartke booth with the new TX series ultralight amplifiers

Black Lion Audio Announces B173 And B12A Quad Preamps, Inspired By Classic Neve And API Hardware.

These hardware units from processing experts Black Lion audio will be available soon and represent the company's take on a couple of classic preamps.

Samson Debuts New Satellite USB Mic, 5 New Portable PA Systems At NAMM

The Satellite USB mic for iOS and desktop joins 5 new portable PA systems with features like battery power and Bluetooth, as well as a range of headset mics. Here's the details.

Avantone's CLA-10 Monitors Get A Powered Option And CLA-200 Power Amp

Avantone's CLA-10 passive monitors get a new powered option and there's also the new CLA-200 power amp to go with them. Could it be a match made in sonic heaven?

Heritage Audio Debuts Successor Master Bus Compressor At NAMM

Heritage Audio's latest outboard audio processor aims to give a classic sound to any of your tracks. Here's a closer look at its design and features.

Is Korg's Volca Modular The Best Volca Ever Made?

The latest addition to Korg's Volca family is a miniature marvel, packing a patchable modular interface into a tiny unit. Here's a look at what it's capable of.

Waldorf Kyra Synthesizer Has Over 3000 Wavetables, 1280 Oscillators. Here's What It Sounds Like.

This monster synth from Waldorf could be one of the biggest we've ever heard in terms of its power and feature set. We got a chance to demo it at NAMM 2019.

Tour The UAD Apollo X Thunderbolt Audio Interface - NAMM 2019

Four models of DSP-powered, Thunderbolt-equipped audio interface make up Universal Audio's flagship range. Here's a product specialist to show you around them.

See The Softube MM-1 Mastering Maximizer In Action

Get the sound of the legendary Weiss DS1-MK3 in your tracks with the latest plugin from processing experts Softube. See and hear it in action here.

Hands-On With Korg's Volca Drum Percussion Synthesizer At NAMM 2019

Polyrhythmic sequencing, battery power and sounds ranging from small to huge are just a few of the talents of Korg's newest and most advanced Volca - the Volca Drum.

Buchla Red Panel System Shown Off At NAMM 2019 - Video

Buchla USA has worked with Catalyst Audio to endorse the company's Buchla Eurorack format modules and now they're here. Find out more about the Red Panel System here.

Yamaha Electronic Drums Focus On Learning To Play - NAMM Video

Tailor your sounds, play along with backing tracks from your iPad and even get on-demand tutorial videos with Yamaha's latest education-focused electronic drum systems.

Korg Minilogue XD, Expanded 3-Oscillator Synth Shown Off At NAMM 2019

An extra oscillator is just one of the new features in Korg's upgraded version of its popular Minilogue hardware synth. Here's a hands-on look at what it can do.

NAMM 2019 - Experience Mixing In Dolby Atmos With Yamaha And Dante

Real time mixing of surround sound and VR game audio are now a reality. See how they work in this short video explainer from Yamaha at NAMM 2019.