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.
Hard panning can have unintended and detrimental effects on your mix. Here, Joe Albano explains why you should stick to more moderate pan settings for better end results.
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The accomplished sampled instrument developer has released two instruments for free and you can download them today. Here's what you need to know.
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Join Alex Solano for this free live MasterClass and learn pro mixing techniques using Antelope Audio's mixing effects.
The developer has brought its delay / mod plugin to iPhone and iPad for free and as well as a standalone app it also runs in AU format inside your mobile DAW.
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Get better control of your sound at the recording stage with this high-end new addition to Elysia's stable of pro studio hardware - Skulpter 500.
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