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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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.

How To Create Quick And Easy MIDI Clip Variations In Ableton Live

Live's Clip Properties section allows you to get out of the "loop rut", spicing up tracks with more and better variations. Here's how to use it.

Elektron Overbridge 2.0 Hands-On Demo From NAMM 2019

Overbridge 2.0 massively enhances the power and functionality of Elektron's software and hardware integration. In this short video, Steve H finds out just what it can do.

Gig Performer 3 VST Host For Mac And PC Explored At NAMM 2019

Use your VST and AU plug-ins independently of a DAW for live performance with instant switching, full routing and mix support and much more. Here's a demo of how it works.

Sensel Morph Buchla Thunder Overlay Demoed At Namm 2019 - Video

Join Steve H as he meets the team behind the Sensel Morph, and witness this unique controller in action triggering Buchla synths and other instruments.

Roland's TM1 Hybrid Trigger Drum Module In Action

Incorporate electronic sounds into your acoustic drum performances easily with the new Roland TM1 - here's a product specialist to show you how it works.

Steinberg Unveils Absolute 4 - For VST, AU And AAX Hosts

With over 100GB of sounds and instruments, this is the cream of Steinberg's virtual sound tools. Plus they're also compatible with AU and AAX formats - so nobody is left out.

Waves Audio Introduces The Flow Motion FM Synth

Flow Motion combines the best elements of FM (frequency modulation) and analog-style subtractive synthesis in one powerful instrument.

Arturia Debuts MicroFreak, PCB Synthesizer With CV, Pressure Sensitivity And Sequencer

This cool little synth, just announced by Arturia, has a pressure sensitive playing surface, multiple synth engines and it's more affordable than you might expect. Here's the lowdown.

See Behringer's RD808 Analog TR808 Clone In Action In This Video

Get a detailed look at the new beatbox clone from Behringer in this hands-on video from the company itself. How does it measure up to the original TR808?

Sirin Is A Limited Edition Bass Synth Modeled On The Moog Taurus Sound Engine

Get your hands on one of these gorgeous bass synths from the House of Electronicus - but be quick, they're only making a few of them.

Accusonus Unveils Era 3 Audio Repair Bundle, Now With Automatic Declipper

Save on this bundle of one-knob audio mix and repair processors for a limited time only.

IK Multimedia Reveals iLoud MTM Reference Monitor

Self-calibration, 100W of power and technology derived from the ARC system are just a few of the things IK has added to its new, upgraded iLoud MTM monitors.

PreSonus Updates Studio Interface Series With USB-C Connectivity

Future proof your recording setup with the latest versions of PreSonus' interfaces, which have USB-C