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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Waves Audio Introduces Flow Motion FM Synth - On Sale For $39

A hybrid synth that combines FM and subtractive synthesis, Flow Motion comes with over 1000 presets, 4 oscillators and is on sale for just $39 for a limited time.

Review: Traktor Kontrol S2 MkIII

NI's brand new family of Traktor controllers come with a raft of new features as well as the new Traktor 3 software. And the S2 will even natively connect to iOS devices. Hollin Jones went for a spin.

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How Cubase 10 Can Solve Your Latency Problems Once And For All

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Output Offers 25% Off All Software Including An Extra 25% Off The Output Bundle

Output has really gone to town with its deals this year - offering substantial discounts off all its software including every engine and expansion pack. Grab them while they're hot!

Kenton Announces PRO SOLO Mk3 MIDI To CV Converter

Seamlessly integrate your MIDI and CV-controlled studio gear, hardware and synths. Sound too good to be true? Not with the Kenton Pro Solo Mk3.

MPC 2.3 Update Adds TubeSynth, Bassline, Electric Instruments, Crossfade Looping And More

New software update enables MPC X, MPC Live and MPC Software 2 users to take advantage of three great new built-in synthesizers - TubeSynth, Bassline and Electric, and other upgrades.

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Yes you read that right - buying a new Korg Prologue in the next 4 weeks entitles you to a free Electribe! Read on to find out how to claim this great offer.