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.
Bring your hardware and software worlds together with this competitively priced, smartphone-enabled new digital DJ controller from Pioneer DJ.
With 4 sound cores, over 6000 hand crafted sounds and presets and almost 14000 samples, Modern Animated Percussion could be the ultimate beat-making instrument.
A sample player loaded with 101 synth samples from an iconic 90s synth, Flintpope's latest Reaktor instrument is available now to download for the amazingly low price of... free!
Along with a new 810 module, hardware specialists System80 have revealed details of a new drum machine modeled on the classic TR-808, in a 60HP Eurorack modular format.
Learn iZotope's RX7 from a professional, get officially certified and get the chance to win a copy of the software plus an Ask.Video 1-year subscription. Here's how.
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Cubase 10 Pro, Artist and Elements versions as well as crossgrades are available at a massive 50% off for a limited time. Here's how to get the deal.
System 7.5 is a 104 HP powered skiff including ten different modules, forming a powerhouse of a system. Here's more information.
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Shakmat Modular will show off its new gear at Superboth 2019 including Eurorack Modules, a quadrophonic mixer, modulator / sequencer and a sequencing app for iPad. Here's the details.
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Use Apogee's Pultec EQP-1A, Opto 3-A, ModEQ 6, ModComp and the new Pultec MEQ-5 in your DAW natively without needing an Apogee interface connected.
Designed for DJs, VJs, producers, lighting technicians, musicians, broadcasters, video/photo editors and more, Mine S claims to be the world's most adaptable modular physical controller.
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