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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BandLab Free Online DAW Featured At Google I/O

BandLab, the free cross-platform social music software, featured as an innovative web audio and creation tool to audience of 7,000 top developers.

Meris Reveals Hedra, 3-Voice Rhythmic Pitch Shifting Hardware

Each voice can be delayed and fed back in 4 intricate matrices for complex results. Here's what you need to know about the latest hardware release from Meris.

Pioneer DJ Introduces DDJ-200 Smart DJ Controller

Bring your hardware and software worlds together with this competitively priced, smartphone-enabled new digital DJ controller from Pioneer DJ.

Sample Logic And Soundiron Reveal M.A.P, The Next Step In Beat-Making

With 4 sound cores, over 6000 hand crafted sounds and presets and almost 14000 samples, Modern Animated Percussion could be the ultimate beat-making instrument.

GREY, A New Free ROMpler From Flintpope Is Available Now

A sample player loaded with 101 synth samples from an iconic 90s synth, Flintpope's latest Reaktor instrument is available now to download for the amazingly low price of... free!

System80 Announces 880 Analog Drum Machine, More Jove Filter Units In Production

Along with a new 810 module, hardware specialists System80 have revealed details of a new drum machine modeled on the classic TR-808, in a 60HP Eurorack modular format.

Get Officially iZotope RX7 Certified With This Live, 3-Day Online Course

Learn iZotope's RX7 from a professional, get officially certified and get the chance to win a copy of the software plus an Ask.Video 1-year subscription. Here's how.

Sugar Bytes Releases Factory, Poly Synth For iPad With Mod-Matrix and Sequencers

With a large mod matrix, 2x10 oscillator engines, 4 sequencers and a whole host of connectivity options, Factory for iPad looks like a monster of a soft synth.

Steinberg Celebrates 30 Years Of Cubase With 50% Off Until June 3rd 2019

Cubase 10 Pro, Artist and Elements versions as well as crossgrades are available at a massive 50% off for a limited time. Here's how to get the deal.

Superbooth 2019: AEMIT Presents Innovative Eurorack Modules For The Discerning Synthesist

System 7.5 is a 104 HP powered skiff including ten different modules, forming a powerhouse of a system. Here's more information.

Superbooth 2019: Erica Synths Presents 13 New Modules And A New System

Black Sequencer, Black Spring Reverb, Black Stereo Delay and Black Input are among new offerings from the Latvian synth design experts.

Review: Imaginando K7D Tape Delay

Imaginando's latest vintage delay plug-in for desktop and iOS is seriously affordable and brings a touch of retro to your productions. Hollin Jones put it to the test...

Shakmat Announces 6 New Modules At Superbooth ‘19 Including 2 Quadraphonic Units

Shakmat Modular will show off its new gear at Superboth 2019 including Eurorack Modules, a quadrophonic mixer, modulator / sequencer and a sequencing app for iPad. Here's the details.

Superbooth 2019: Sonocurrent Announces M T2D Dual Triode Distortion

Independent control of input level, tube bias, feedback level, and dry/wet mix is available for each channel are just some of the features of this new hardware unit. But there's more...

Superbooth 2019: Frapp Tools' USTA Is A 4x4 Track Hardware Sequencer

4 fully independent tracks with 2 gates and 2 CV each and complete track independence are just some of the things this new hardware module brings to the party. Here's what else...