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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Bitwig Studio 3 Is Out Now With Powerful New Grid System

Possibly the biggest thing to happen to Bitwig, the Grid lets you create your own instruments and effects from scratch and it's built into the heart of Bitwig Studio 3.

UVI Releases UVX670, Dual ‘80s Analog Hybrid Synth Based On VX600 And AX73

Get the classic sound of vintage Akai hardware on your Mac or PC with the latest sound bank from UVI, UVX670. Here's what you need to know.

How To Build Your Own Synths With The Grid In Bitwig Studio

In this video, learn what the Grid is and how it can help you build any soft synth your mind can imagine - all inside Bitwig Studio 3.

ULTIMATE PATCHES Presents ARTURIA MINIBRUTE ULTIMATE PATCHES (VOLUMES I+2)

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Unlock The Power Of Arturia Synthi V's Onboard Sequencer

Arturia's latest soft synth recreates a true classic. See Rishabh Rajan use its onboard sequencer to quickly and easily make great-sounding sequences with minimal effort.

Waves Releases Abbey Road Studio 3: The Sound Of The Legendary Studio In Your Headphones

Get the sound of Abbey Road's Studio 3 in your monitor mixes with this brand new plug-in from Waves, available with 50% off for a limited time.

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This affordable app for iPhone and iPad unlocks the power of ROLI's Blocks hardware without the need for a computer. Here's what it can do.

Zero-G Announces Beat Master – Old Skool Classics Perfect for Groove Junkies, With 20% Off

With 4000 loops and 3GB of 44.1KHz samples, Beat Master gives you 14 nki patches covering a huge range of styles and tempos.

Focusrite Offers Plug-in Collective Members 2 Free AUDIORITY Plug-Ins, Up To 50% Discount

Members can get these two plug-ins for free, as well as up to 50% off purchases for a limited time. Here's how to take advantage of the deal.

3 New Modules, Graphic VCO Firmware 1.1 And More From Erica Synths

Upgrade and expand your Eurorack system with these updates and new modules from Erica Synths, all available now.

Gibson G-45 Series Collection: A New Entry Point For A Gibson Acoustic

The G-Series offer players of all levels, the perfect mix of tone, performance, traditional Gibson style and value. Here's the latest on the new models.

Steinberg Releases SpectraLayers Pro 6 With ARA support

Now part of the Steinberg family, SpectraLayers Pro 6 comes with exciting new features and workflow integrations, providing an innovative way to edit audio in the spectral domain.

iZotope Neutron 3: Exploring The Mix Assistant Track Enhancer

Neutron 3 can analyse your tracks and make intelligent adjustments to improve their sound and clarity. Here, Joe Alabano explains how it can help you get a better end result.

Uptune - Soundcheck Made Easy, Available On iPhone, iPad And Android Tablets

An innovative new app for iOS and Android is seeking to help you simplify and perfect the soundcheck process. Here's how it works.

Reclouder Is A Decentralized Wireless Hybrid Audio Recorder For $199

Reclouder takes a new approach to audio recording, and can be used without a computer while still accessing the cloud. With a crowdfunding campaign coming soon, here's what you need to know.