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.
This new course on Presonus Studio One 4 covers everything you need to know about recording, importing and editing audio in this powerful music production environment.
Enhance and expand your sounds with this multi-talented effect plugin that beats with the heart of a synth. Hollin Jones explored the many capabilities of Devious Machines' Texture. Enhance and expand
If you've been wanting to get your hands on the sound of an ultra-rare Voyetra 8 hardware synthesizer, UVI might have just the ticket - and it won't break the bank.
Sidechain compression is quick and easy to set up in FL Studio 20. Here's how you can use it to get that classic pumping effect for basses and pads.
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.
Go beyond the basics in Ableton Live with this free MasterClass where you can learn from a pro how to program an improvisational drumming system.
New Player plugin for Propellerheads' popular DAW creates endless stream of musical melodies, rhythms and harmonies. Read more about it here.
Here are the techniques you need to know to import stems, loops and more into your Studio One project - with full automatic tempo stretching.
Remixlive 4.0's all-new sample edit feature makes sampling and remixing more intuitive than ever before. Here's what you need to know.
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.
Pocket Operators, Juno 106, Moogs, VHS Synths and much more can be found in this affordable expansion pack that's available now.
Master And Dynamic's MW07s are the NYC company's first true wireless earbuds. Could they be the holy grail for hassle-free listening?
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.
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.
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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