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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Eventide Emulates The Classic Instant Flanger With New Instant Flanger Mk II plug-in

Heard on classic tracks by Bowie, Cyndi Lauper and many more, Eventide brings the sound of the Instant Flanger to your DAW with this competitively priced new plug-in.

RØDE Launches Wireless GO, World's Smallest Digital Wireless Mic System

Designed for ultimate portability and use in the busiest wireless environments, RØDE's new Wireless Go punches well above its weight.

1010music Introduces Blackbox - Standalone Touchscreen Groovebox With Sampling, Sequencing And FX

Blackbox is a portable sampler and groovebox that lets you record, save/load, apply effects and edit one-shot samples and beat-sliced loops. Here's what you need to know.

ELTA Music's Solaris100 Has 100 oscillators, 20 voices. But What Is it?

A cryptic post together with a rather massive-looking synth from Russian specialists ELTA Music has appeared... what could it all mean?

Review: Modal Electronics SKULPT

4 true polyphonic voices of synthesis, a stack of I/O and one of the most portable yet huge-sounding synths we've ever tested. Could Modal's SKULPT be too good to be true?

iZotope Acquires Product Line from Reverb Developer Exponential Audio

In celebration, all Exponential Audio products and bundles are on sale for 30% off, only through May 9, 2019. Here's the details.

Record And Use Multi FX With ZOOM's GCE-3 Guitar Lab Circuit Emulator

A compact USB audio interface with access to Guitar Lab 4 software, Zoom's latest looks like the perfect solution for traveling musicians.

Why You Should Consider Filters During The Mix Process

They may not be the first processor you think of when mixing, but filters are a great tool to have at your disposal. Joe Albano explains why in this short video.

Meet Impulse Command - A Sonic Realiser From Analogue Solutions

Part synth, drum synth, part pattern generator, part modular loop producer - we might have to invent a new term to describe Impulse Command. Here's what it can do.

Devious Machines' Texture 1.5 Now Lets You Import Any Sound You Like

Import your own samples'‹ and manipulate with four sampling types, plus a whole bunch of other useful new features in the 1.5 update, which is free for existing users.

2getheraudio Releases K1CK Synth - And You Can Pay What You Want For it

With a custom audio engine that uses sampled attack transients and specialized synth oscillators to generate a big body sound, K1CK from 2getheraudio really packs a punch.

Working In The Box? Your Core Studio Connections Explained

Working primarily inside the computer still requires some audio cabling for recording and monitoring. In this short video, Joe Albano explains the different ways you can set it up.

Indossa OP1 Pack Has 5.5GB Playable Samples For DAWs For Just $5

Pick up this monster sound pack for Live, Maschine, Studio One and Logic Pro for just 5 Dollars and get the sound of the Teenage Engineering OP-1.

How To Set Up A Hardware MIDI Controller In FL Studio

Getting MIDI into FL Studio and mapped to instruments, transport and other destinations can be as simple as knowing where to look. Rishabh Rajan shows you how in this short video.

Comet, Advanced Reverb From Polyverse Available In Public Beta

Create spaces from one cubic centimeter to one cubic kilometer for ultimate control of your reverbs with this new processing plug-in from Polyverse.