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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Model multiple different types of gear to give your tracks the unique sound of hardware, all without leaving the digital domain. Here's what you need to know about REAMP Audio Gear Modeler.

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Dorico 2 now includes real-time MIDI recording, an overhauled MIDI transcription engine, new features for media musicians and jazz, and dozens of other improvements across the whole application.

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The ContinuuMini is a smaller and more affordable version of Haken Audio's Continuum. Loopop loved the original, and here, he road tests its smaller sibling to find out what it has to offer.

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Producing and composing sound to picture has never been more accessible thanks to technology... but you'll still need the skills to make it work. Here are five top tips to help you on your way.

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Latest expansion pack from Toontrack embraces modern progressive metal thanks to drummer Jay Postones of TesseracT.

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