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: Master And Dynamic MW07 Wireless Earbuds

Master And Dynamic's MW07s are the NYC company's first true wireless earbuds. Could they be the holy grail for hassle-free listening?

FabFilter Releases New Pro-Q 3 Equalizer Plug-In With Dynamic EQ

Pro-Q 3 adds the ability to switch any of its 24 bands to Dynamic EQ mode, with a simple, elegant workflow. Here's what you need to know about FabFilter's latest mixing plug-in.

5 Home Truths About Promoting Your Music

There's plenty of advice out there about promoting your music. But how much of it is worth listening to? Here are some facts you need to hear - even if you might not like all of them.

Watch ContinuuMini Portable Synthesizer In Action

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.

5 Quick Tips For Composing Sound To Video

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.

Toontrack Releases Progressive Metal MIDI Pack By Jay Postones Of TesseracT

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

Superbooth 2019 Tickets Now Available

Get discounted tickets to one of the hottest synth expos of 2019 - pricing varies by ticket type. Here's what you need to know.

Pro Tools - The Mixer Demystified

Pro Tools doesn't have to be daunting! Check out this short video where Joe Albano explains how its mixer is laid out, how signal flows and how to customise it for your project needs.

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.

How To Find The Sweet Spot For Your Studio Monitors

Almost every mix decision you make is based on information from your speakers. Here's how you should be positioning and spacing them - and yourself - for the perfect sweet spot.

Luftrum 19 Is A Collection Of 128 Patches For u-He Repro-5

From cinematic, underscoring atmospheres to classic synth emulations, shimmery pads, distinctive basses, potent analog leads and corroded yet fragile synth keys - This is Luftrum 19

Native Instruments Releases New Expansion Packs, Plus Submit A Track And Win Hardware

Midnight Sunset and Mallet Flux join NI's growing family of loop and preset expansion packs. And there's the chance to submit a track and win an A-series Komplete Kontrol keyboard.

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

Latency can be the bane of your producer life, but Cubase 10 introduces a new feature that could make it a thing of the past. Here's how it works.

Loopfield For iOS Is An Ambient Field Recording App With Granular Synthesis FX

Continuous recording, looping and 4 different effects are just some of the features to be found in this slick new app for iPhone and iPad.