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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Grey's Anatomy & My Name Is Earl Composer Releases POLY And WAVE Synths

Designed by TV and movie composer Danny Lux, Poly and Wave bring his years of sound design experience to you for a very affordable price.

Propellerhead Releases Reason 10.1 Update With Free Drum Sequencer

Free update for Reason 10 owners includes improvements to Europa, VST handling and the Rack Extension SDK. Plus there's a free Drum Sequencer available for a limited time only.

n-Track Studio 9, DAW For iOS, Available Now

This comprehensive update to the mobile DAW includes a redesigned GUI, vocal tuning, guitar and bass audio plugins and much more. Here's the details.

Review: Hypernode for Kontakt

This multi-talented music sequencing and sound shaping environment could be one of the most advanced Kontakt instruments ever made. Hollin Jones explores its many avenues.

Elektron Digitone Tutorial: FM Synthesis

Learn how Elektron's powerful synth can be manipulated for complete control over its four Operators. Thavius Beck gets to the heart of the matter in this video.

Waves Releases PRS SuperModels Amp Simulation Plugin

Get the sound of 3 classic PRS guitar amps including the never-before-available PRS Blue Sierra/V9 in this latest software release from Waves.

Superbooth 2018 Video: New Intellijel 1U Modules

New modules add to Intellijel's already impressive lineup of eurorack modular gear. Check out the Planar 2, new sequencer and Octatrack ethernet converter.

Superbooth 2018: Hands-On With Moffenzeef Modular Stargazer Drone Synth

This standalone synth from Moffenzeef might look heavenly but the sounds it makes are pure evil. If drones are your thing you'll want to check out the Stargazer drone synth.

See Analogue Solutions Treadstone Synth In Action

A hyper compact desktop playable analog synth, Treadstone is also in development in Eurorack format. Oh, and there's a new sequencer coming too. Here's what you need to know.

Superbooth 2018 Video: ALM Showcases Sampler, DCO and Multi-Function Envelope Modules

An old style hardware sampler, digital oscillator and CV-controlled envelope are among the new Eurorack modules in development by ALM. Check out the details here.

Superbooth 2018: See And Hear Roland's New System 500 Eurorack Modules

Four new modules help Roland's System-500 ecosystem grow even larger and more flexible than before. Here's the details on the new synth, mixer, VCF and S&H modules.

Superbooth Video: 2 New Modules On Show From Bastl Instruments

1983 and Timber are a polyphonic MIDI to CV and a waveshaping module respectively. See them in action and find out more below.

1st Look Video Superbooth 18 - Retrokits RK005 USB Host And MIDI Interface

The latest design from MIDI specialists Retrokits is a USB MIDI host and interface that is intelligently able to convert different MIDI formats on the fly and connect all kinds of devices.

Superbooth 18: The Pipe Is Unique Vocal Processing Hardware From Soma Labs

New from Soma Labs, the PIPE is a dedicated handheld vocal processor that uses different algorithms to turn your voice into a range of things from beats to synths.

Superbooth Video: 4ms Spherical Wavetable Navigator Revealed

How would you like 6 independent wavetable VCOs, 6 wavetables and 6 internal VCAs in a module that looks as cool as it sounds? The 4ms Spherical Wavetable Navigator might be just the ticket.