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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DJ Kiva Demonstrates Ableton Live 10's New Features in Free Live Stream with Q&A

Get a free hands-on demo of the new features in Ableton Live 10 with certified trainer DJ Kiva. Enrol now to watch and ask questions during the lecture!

Realtime BPM-Synced Video FX In Ableton Live Using M4L Device, Rokvid

The kinds of tempo-synced live video effects you see in pro music videos are easier to create than you think. Here's Thavius Beck with a short video to explain how it is done.

Here's How Audio Editing Has Changed From Analog To Digital Eras

The process of audio editing is infinitely more powerful since the advent of the digital era. Joe Albano compares how it used to be with how it is now, and showcases what you can achieve with your DAW

Learn Core Synthesis Skills With Marc Doty & David Earl

Whether you're a beginner or a relatively experienced synth user, it never hurts to renew and refresh your understanding of the fundamentals of how sound and synths work. Here's 2 short videos.

Reason's Europa Shapeshifting Synth - Create Unique Sounds Using Different Voicings

This new course on Reason 10's Europa synth explains all you need to know about the powerful new instrument. Here, learn about the voicing options and how to create fat sounds.

Making Trap - Just What Exactly Makes A Track Trap? This Video Tells All

The secrets of making Trap are revealed in this video... sound selection, programming techniques and even where you should look for your musical influences. Watch now to break down the genre of Trap!

The Secrets Of Successful Audio Forensics

iZotope's RX is the go-to application for successful audio repair and restoration. These short videos show you what it's all about and how it can make the impossible a reality.

Free Live MasterClass TODAY - Novation Circuit For Power Users

Tune in today at 1PM PT / 8PM UK for a hands-on exploration of Circuit's pro features and workflow tips with Novation product specialist Chris Calcutt.

How To Set Up Ableton Live For Live Video & Audio Performance

Did you know you can sync up video clips to play along with video in Live, and even create new performances on the fly? Find out how in this short video from Live expert Thavius Beck.

How To Make Synth Pop - Unique Live Performance Workshop Video With Stereospread

Check out this FREE recorded MasterClass for a unique workshop on how to combine production and live performance techniques using a range of devices and tools from Korg, Novation, Ableton and more.

Review: Propellerhead Reason 10

Reason 10 has landed with new instruments, effects and a bunch of brand new loop content, making the bundled content bigger and better than ever. Hollin Jones spent some time getting to know it.

3 Essential Studio Design Secrets You Need To Know

Studio design is a vital yet sometimes overlooked part of the production process. These videos taken from our pro audio courses cover some of the fundamentals you'll need to know.

Review: Soniccouture Canterbury Suitcase

The Fender Rhodes sound has never gone out of fashion but real models are out of reach for many people. Hollin Jones , an ex-owner, road tested the Canterbury Suitcase to see how it measured up.

Exploring Maschine Mk3's Powerful New Browser

The new colour screens in the Maschine Mk3 hardware combined with the new capacitive touch controls make navigation and browsing simple. Watch Matt Cellitti explain why.

Ableton and NI To Host Free Workshops At We Are Robots, London 2-5 November

Grab your free tickets to these showcase events by Ableton and NI, as well as live performances and hands-on workshops in London's East End.