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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Gullfoss Intelligent Automatic EQ Can Fix Your Mixes, And There's 30% Off For Black Friday

This remarkable intelligent EQ can massively speed up the mixing process and help you get audibly better mixes. And it's on sale for Black Friday - 30% off on November 28 through December 3.

Pedal Crush, From The Author Of Push, Turn, Move, Is Out Now

We've been waiting for some time but now Kim Bjorn's excellent new book about everything stomp box is finally here. With interviews, tips and more, it's a must-have for every FX fan.

Plugin Alliance Ships Lindell Audio’s Emulation Of Neve’s 80 Series Analog Console

Tolerance Modeling Technology helps the Lindell 80 series - the sound of countless hit records - come to your DAW with Plugin Alliance's latest offering.

Steinberg Launches UR-C Family Of Audio Interfaces

Steinberg launches a new range of USB 3.0 audio interfaces, each featuring different input/output capabilities, overall robust build quality, premium audio and a comprehensive software bundle.

How To Enhance Your Drum Sound Design With Found Sounds And Foley

Using waveform editing to cut percussive sounds out of ambient and other samples is a great way to create unique drum sounds, Adam Pollard shows you how it's done.

How To Soundproof Your Studio - A Quick Guide

Stopping sound from getting in and out of your recording space is a must, and then you have to make sure you don't overheat. Joe Albano explains how it's done.

Review: Arturia AudioFuse 8 Pre

Arturia's flagship audio interface is designed to work in a number of different modes to fit the way you make music. Plus it comes with some cool software, as Hollin Jones discovered.

The Beat Community: Accusonus BEATFORMER For iOS And Desktop Giveaway

The Beat Community is offering you a chance to win Accusonus' intuitive beat-sculpting tool, Beatformer, for both desktop and iOS.

Shakmat Releases The Gemini's Path, Hybrid Stereo Processor

This diminutive hardware module can shapeshift into an expander, compressor, auto panner and much more. Here's the details.

UVI's Kroma 1.5 Brings Back The Analog 80s, And It's Bigger Than Ever

The latest update to Kroma actually has two instruments with the addition of PolarX, a new two-layer synth - and it's on sale. Here's what you need to know about it.

Rode Debuts VideoMic NTG On-Camera Shotgun Microphone

Capturing the highest quality audio is essential to creating great videos and movies. Rode's latest on-camera shotgun mic has all the latest technology to help you make it happen.

Studiologic’s Numa Compact 2X Gets Major OS Update, New Grand Piano

The ultra-portable MIDI controller and performance keyboard gets a brand new grand piano instrument as well as a Manager App for easier preset management. Here's what you need to know.

Shreddage 3 Precision Brings Cutting Edge Virtual Bass To Your Studio

Impact Soundworks' new flagship virtual bass features a classic "p-bass" recorded through an analog signal chain with 5 flatwound strings. Here's all the detail.

Reason Studios Adds Audio Unit Support for Reason 11

Acclaimed Reason synths, instruments, Players and effects now available for any DAW in the latest version, Reason 11.1. Here's what's new.

I2C8 Relaunched As MIDIQ MIDI Sequence Generator Under The Label Of W.A. Production

Stuck for ideas? MIDIQ can help with inspiration by generating chords, patterns, sequences and more. Plus, it's on sale for a limited time...