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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Review: Blinksonic Fretz For Reaktor

Blinksonic's latest Reaktor ensemble uses unusual samples and some clever synthesis to deliver results that are captivating, cinematic and often unexpected. Hollin Jones took it for a spin.

Mercuriall Audio Releases SS-11X Amp Sim

Get a Fender-inspired sound for your productions with this attractively priced amp sim from independent developer Mercuriall Audio.

16 Advanced Ideas, Tips And Tricks For Elektron Digitakt

Get the most out of Elektron's powerful hardware drum sampler and sequencer, Digitakt, with these 16 great pro tips from Loopop.

Understanding Signal Flow In FL Studio In Less Than 4 Minutes

FL Studio works a little differently when it comes to signal flow, but it's easy to learn with this expert advice from FLS expert, Rishabh Rajan.

Incredible Piano Covers With Embertone’s Steinway D VSTi

Hear a product specialist from Embertone demonstrate the unique sound and amazing versatility of the Steinway D VSTi in this video - and watch the whole recorded MasterClass for free.

Here's What You Need To Make Music With ROLI Blocks

You'll get a complete guide to setting up, using and creating music with the unique and powerful ROLI Blocks hardware and software system in this video course.

How To Repair & Fix Audio Seamless In Your DAW WIth iZotope RX7

With several different ways to incorporate iZotope's RX7 suite into your DAW workflow, you'll be repairing, analysing and fixing your audio tracks in no time at all.

Denise Releases Brickwall Limiter Plugin With Adjustable Lookahead Curve

Take control of your mixes ad masters with this sleek new brickwall limiter plugin for Mac and PC priced at just 19 Euro

How To Import Stems From Any DAW Into Logic Pro X

Harness the power of Logic Pro X's mixer and automation tools by bringing in stems from any DAW for mixing using these simple steps.

New Hardware Vector Synthesizer Emerges From The Shadows

This new digital hardware synth looks and sounds cool (as far as we can tell) from the shadowy teaser video. But what could it be, and how do you interact with it?

5 Tips For Mixing In Software

Mixing in the box, using software only, can provide a lot more scope and flexibility when it comes to making your tracks shine. Here's five quick tips to help you mix better without hardware.

AskAudio Releases iZotope RX 7 - The Unofficial Video Manual

Audio problems can be a thing of the past! Learn to repair, enhance, and restore damaged audio in this in-depth course by master trainer Joe Albano

Samplified Releases All Acoustic Guitar Chords & Loops Sound Pack

Pick up this acoustic guitar loop pack, compatible with all DAWs, for $10 and get the sound of acoustic chords, plucks and strums in your productions today.

Review: Bastl SoftPop and Gecho Loopsynth

Loopop checks out these cool hardware synth units from Bastl and Gecho in his latest video. It turns out they are very different - but which one did he prefer?

"AudioPedia 106: Microphones" Is Everything Producers Need To Know About Mics

Everything you need to know about microphones can be found in this AudioPedia course covering types, techniques, tips and tricks.