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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Softube Releases Chandler Limited Curve Bender Plug-In In Native Format

This new mastering grade analog equalizer from Softube is based on legendary British console EQ circuits used on countless classic records.

Denon DJ 1.4 Firmware Public Beta Brings Tidal Streaming To Prime 4 Standalone DJ Hardware

Industry-redefining PRIME 4 now WiFi-activated and enabled for TIDAL music streaming service. Here's what you need to know.

Review: IK Multimedia MODO Drum

IK Multimedia's latest addition to its MODO family brings unprecedented levels of control over your acoustic drum sounds and patterns. Hollin Jones got behind the kit.

Riot Audio Releases BOWED GUITAR CLOUDS For Kontakt

Riot Audio releases a new cinematic morphing pad instrument for Native Instrument’s Kontakt based on bowed guitars. Here's the details.

Watch DivKid's Eurorack System For Kids In Action

Synthesis doesn't have to be complex, as DivKid Ben demonstrates with his modular system built especially for kids. Check it out in this short video.

A Quick Guide To Essential Audio Warping Techniques In Ableton Live

Live is famous for its warping skills, but how do they actually work and how can they help you make tracks? Olav Basoski explains all.

Studio Secrets: Just What Is A RAID Array And Why Do You Need One?

Using RAID drives in your music setup can mean better performance and data security. Joe Albano explains how, in under two minutes.

Gibson Announces Worldwide Release Of New, Limited-Edition Chris Cornell ES-335 Tribute

New Signature Guitar Pays Homage To Music Icon’s Legacy - Pre-Sale Starts August 27, Available Worldwide September 3

Midas To Launch The World’s First AI And Cloud Based Mixing Console Platform

Could this advanced, AI-assisted mix console be the future of recording and mixing? The folks at Midas certainly hope so...

How To Set Up Headphone Cue Mixes In Pro Tools

Send click tracks, deal with grouping and create multiple custom monitor mixes in Pro Tools for the best recording results. Josh Carney shows you how.

Review: Wave Alchemy BASSYNTH

Wave Alchemy's latest release is BASSYNTH, a powerful 12GB monster that aims to cover all your bass needs and more. Hollin Jones got down and dirty with it...

Spitfire Audio Launches BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA At Barbican In London

With 99 players, 55 different instruments and 418 techniques, Spitfire Audio's latest orchestral instrument captures the BBC Symphony Orchestra at its finest. Here's what you need to know.

How Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner Uses Maschine To Make Music Without Constraints

Native Instruments' Maschine software and hardware offer something to musicians working in almost every genre. Find out how it changed this singer songwriter's approach to creating music.

CircleFade Reveals CFM2, All-In-One Semi-Modular Synth

Working in standalone mode but also compatible with your other Eurorack gear, this clever and compact synth looks like one to watch out for.

Get SUB, Analog Drums And Sub Bass Plugin, For Free From Sampleson

18 analog drum sounds can be yours in this fat-sounding drum and sub bass instrument. Here's how to get it for zero outlay.