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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Acon Digital Verberate Immersive 2: Revolutionary Vivid Hall Algorithm in 3D

Verberate Immersive 2 offers complete and independent control over the panning of the dry sound, late reverberation and early reflections. Here's more.

Native Instruments Introduces STRAYLIGHT, For Cinematic Sound Design And Scoring

With a bespoke granular engine that places the source audio into a powerful '" yet easy-to-use '" interface, STRAYLIGHT provides lush, organic timbres.

Propellerhead Launches Reason Compact 2.0 Pocket Music Studio

Reason Compact 2.0, an easy-to-use iOS mobile app, gives you a comprehensive music studio in your pocket ready to make music on the go.

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CD Baby Offers Online Automated Mastering Using CloudBounce

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The Full Family Of BandLab Link Recording Interfaces Is Now Available

Bandlab continues to expand its offering into the hardware space with a range of affordable, plug-and-play audio recording interfaces. Here's the inside story.

Universal Audio Releases UAD Software v9.9 Featuring Capitol Chambers Plug'‘In

UAD v9.9 also features the updated Tube-Tech CL 1B MkII Compressor plug'‘in. Here's the lowdown on the new features in the latest release.

Klevgrand Upgrades Korvpressor For Mac, PC And iOS To v2.0

Klevgrand has upgraded Korvpressor with a bunch of handy new parameters and a set of factory presets. Here's what's new.

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Get faster workflow with ARA2 plug-in compatibility, plus the chance to win a copy of Melodyne Studio 4. Here's how.

ADAM Audio Launches New Website In Spanish

ADAM Audio, designer of monitoring solutions, launches a new website in Spanish, with a French language version on the way.

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How loud is the loudest sound ever made - even the loudest sound it is possible to make? Scientists think they have the answer, and it might surprise you how they got there.

Devious Machines Releases Duck, A Creative Volume LFO Plugin

Get essential sidechain pumping, trance gating, tremolo, and many more effects with Duck, the creative volume LFO by Devious Machines. It's available at a discount for a limited time.

XILS-lab Updates Vintage Polysynth PolyKB III VI To v3.5

The 3.5 update to this powerful and unusual virtual synth is free for owners of V3 and brings a revamped UI, improved preset management and much more.

Soundswitch 1.9 Includes StagelinQ Support For The Denon DJ Prime Series

SoundSwitch allows DJs to create the complete live performance by syncing lighting and DJ software. Here's what's new in the 1.9 update.