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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Are You Missing Out On Royalties Because Of Bad Metadata?

Some estimates put lost royalties into the billions of Dollars - so how is the industry responding to the problem of artists not getting paid because of problems with tagging tracks?

Cubase 10: Should You Mix To Audience or Player Perspective?

Understanding the way your virtual mics are positioned will give you the power to completely control the way your audience experiences music. Matt Hepworth explains how.

Close Talker Are Touring A 3D-360 Silent Headphone Concert In 2019

Catch up with Canadian band Close Talker on their 2019 tour to experience an immersive, 360 degree silent show, all carefully mixed in binaural format. Could this be the future of live music?

FL Studio's MIDI Processors Demystified

Liven up any MIDI part with just a couple of clicks using FL Studio's powerful MIDI processing tools. Rishabh Rajan shows you how in this quick video.

Audimodern Releases FWRD Free Sample Pack Taken From Porsche Carrera

Sampled from a variety of raw sources taken from a real Porsche, this sample collection is available to download now, and it's completely free.

Kilohearts Releases Phase Plant - A Sound Designer's Dream?

Building on Kilohearts' snapin range of plugins that can be used either individually or as components, Phase Plant lets you create an almost limitless range of sounds. Here's what you need to know.

Waves Flex Introduces Extended Rent-To-Own Plugin Plan

With Flex, you can choose from a vast catalog of Waves’ award-winning plugins and it also allows subscribers to fully own their plugins at the end of a 24-month rent-to-own period.

Bittree Celebrates Multiple Award Wins For Dante-Enabled Audio Patchbay

The Patch32A minimizes cabling, conversion equipment and associated costs for broadcasters, recording studios, post-production facilities. Read on to find out how.

The Beat Community Releases Ambient Things, Free Sample Pack

Grab this collection of 88 hand-crafted ambient WAV samples today - for free! Here's how to get it.

Polyverse Comet Reverb Updated to v.0.9.9

Polyverse Music's unique morphing reverb tail effect is still in public beta but has now been updated to include some new features and bug fixes. Here's what's new.

Overloud Releases OTD-2, Overloud Tapped Delay

OTD-2 extends the features of the original hardware and joins the flexibility of the digital world to the character of the analog processing.

Teenage Engineering's 'Rick and Morty' Pocket Synthesizer Is Coming In July

The limited edition PO-137 will join the Pocket Operator family at the end of July 2019. In the meantime, get a sneak peek here.

UVI Offering Time-Limited Promo On Vintage Vault 2 Synth Collection

Get significant discounts off this premier bundle of over 50 software synths until June 16th, 2019. Read on to find out all the details.

Humble Audio Launches Quad Operator, 4 Variable Waveshape Operators For Linear FM Synthesis

With a one knob per function design for true ease of use, this new hardware synth offers the chance to create any FM algorithm you like via its mod matrix. Here's the details.

Review: Arturia V Collection 7

Arturia has added more classic synths to its popular V-Collection including a Mellotron, Synthi V and Casio CZ V, There's also updated versions of some other favourites, as Hollin Jones discovered...