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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Sonic Logic Knob Lab iOS DAW Controller Updated To 1.6 - Here's What's New

Take control of your DAW over almost any kind of connection - customise controls and even trigger hardware synths. Knob Lab gets an update to version 1.6.

Essential Backup Techniques For Musicians & Producers

Backing up – some of us are better at remembering than others, but there’s always more to learn about keeping data safe. Here’s a handy guide to backing up your Mac, PC or mobile device.

Redesign Any Sound Using Sonic Shapeshifting In iZotope RX6

RX6 is a highly capable sound design tool in its own right. In this video, Timo Preece demonstrates how it can be a creative as well as a forensic tool.

Interview: Denney On Re-Imagining A Classic Track

Hailing from the north east of England, Denney has played his unique blend of house and techno around the world and alongside some big names. We caught up with him to discuss his latest release.

Mixing Drums For Dance Music? Make Sure You Consider This...

Pay attention to your drum mix, and your track will surely benefit. In this short video, Multiplier breaks down how to address different kinds of drum sound when mixing.

Here's 6 FREE Kontakt Instruments From Flintpope

This time-limited offer gives you six Kontakt instruments totally free. And if you're feeling generous you can even contribute a little something to say thanks.

Audio Workflows In Adobe Audition CC: 8 Core Techniques

Audition – a distant relation of Cool Edit Pro – is Adobe’s pro-level audio editing app. Here’s a guide to its core features and tools that will help you get the most out of it.

SOUNDMIT 2017, Big Euro Synth Show, Adds Patronage Of Leading Italian Universities

The event, billed as the largest synth show in Italy, has something for everyone. Here are the details and what you can expect to see and hear at the November 2017 show.

FREE Live MasterClass - Synth to Song: Creative EDM With Spaceprodigi

Join Spaceprodigi in this free, live MasterClass where she demonstrates how she goes from synth to song when producing music - and how she got into the Beatport top 100.

Using Apple Mainstage's AutoSampler To Create Virtual Instruments From Any Source

Take the tedium out of sampling any source - real or virtual - and creating your own instruments with AutoSampler in MainStage and Logic Pro. Matt Vanacoro shows you how.

5 Ways To Warm Up Digital Recordings

Digital sound can sometimes be overly clean and clinical. Great for clarity, but not for vibe. Here are some ways you can reintroduce some character to your digitally recorded tracks.

New Cataclysmic Novation Circuit Sound Pack

Extend and expand your Novation Circuit with this brand new and very affordable sound pack that really packs a punch - Cataclysmic Impact.

Earn As You Learn With The New Ask.Audio Affiliates System

We've been working on something special and it's finally here - an amazing new affiliates system that lets you earn through links to Ask.Audio products that you share via your social media channels.

How Many Of These Logic Pro X 10.3 Workflow & Exporting Stems Tricks Did You Know?

Did you know you can now insert text-based tags into the file names of stems as you batch export them? This and many other up-to-the-minute tips can be found in this short video.

Diyagaskai: From Online Music Production Tutorials To Online Success

In just a couple of years, Toronto-based producer Diyagaskai has gone from being a novice to having hundreds of thousands of streams of her music and videos. She tells us how she did it.