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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Control The Behringer Deepmind 12 With This New Plugin

Take control of your Behringer Deepmind 12 in software with this new and very affordable plug-in MIDI-based controller.

LANDR Improves AI Mastering Software And Gives Musicians Complete Control Over Their Sound

The new Tonic update takes online, AI-based mastering to a whole new and more customizable level. Here's what you need to know.

Erica Synths' Sample Drum And Plasma Drive Are Out Now

Geared towards live performance and sound shaping, the latest additions to Erica Synths' family look and sound great, and they're reasonably priced. Here's the details.

The Legendary Sound Of The Synclavier Comes To Your iPad And iPhone With A Brand New App

Synclavier Digital delves into its iconic past to bring the classic Synclavier II sound engine back to the future as iOS apps. Here's what you need to know.

Avoid Panning Mistakes With This Monitoring Advice

Bunching up your sounds in the stereo field can cause serious mixing errors, but it might be happening because of poor monitor placement. Joe Albano shows you the solution.

Amped Studio Release 7 New Devices - Bitcrusher, Compressor, Distortion And More

A selection of bundled and premium effects can be found in the latest update to Amped Studio, the advanced online DAW and music-making solution. Here's what they do.

Bastl Thyme Meets Tocante BISTAB, With Music By Toyota Vangelis

Check out this video of ambient synth music played through Thyme, Bastl's digital tape FX unit.

Luftrum 20 Sound Set For Hive Is Out Now

Luftrum 20 takes Hive out of its natural EDM comfort zone and into a world of ambient pads, arpeggios, soaring leads, cinematic soundscapes and 80s synths. All for $29.

FL Studio's Patcher - What It Is And How It Can Help You

The Patcher in FL Studio may not be so well know, but it's an incredibly powerful way to build instrument and FX chains. Here, Rishabh Rajan explains why you should be using it.

Here's Why The Flute Is The Most Expressive Wind Instrument

The flute's unique design makes it incredibly expressive even for a woodwind instrument. In this short video, Thomas Goss explains why, and how you can turn it to your advantage.

Signum Audio Releases Bute, An Ultra Transparent True Peak Limiter

Get Signum Audio's BUTE advanced software limiter for just £29 until the 19th March.

NLE Releases New Course, Korg Volca Modular Explored

Everything you need to know about Korg's powerful volca Modular synthesizer is explained in this video course. Here's what you'll learn.

Behringer's X2222USB Is A 22-Input 2/2-Bus Mixer And Interface with USB Audio

Tons of I/O, built-in multi FX and USB audio interfacing with your computer. Could Behringer's X2222USB have all the tools you need to record and mix, in a single box?

Roland Cloud Debuts Techno Suite of Patches & Patterns

Renowned synthesists team up to unleash legendary techno sounds as part of Roland's cloud service

zenAud.io ALK2 Now Available For Windows

zenAud.io ALK is a cross between a sequencer and a looper and now this popular and powerful application is available for Windows users too. Here's the lowdown.