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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Klevgrand has upgraded Korvpressor with a bunch of handy new parameters and a set of factory presets. Here's what's new.

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How loud is the loudest sound ever made - even the loudest sound it is possible to make? Scientists think they have the answer, and it might surprise you how they got there.

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Get essential sidechain pumping, trance gating, tremolo, and many more effects with Duck, the creative volume LFO by Devious Machines. It's available at a discount for a limited time.

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The 3.5 update to this powerful and unusual virtual synth is free for owners of V3 and brings a revamped UI, improved preset management and much more.

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SoundSwitch allows DJs to create the complete live performance by syncing lighting and DJ software. Here's what's new in the 1.9 update.

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In this video, learn how to use FL Studio's compressor plug-in to tame and control a drum submix - and all kinds of other sounds - for a better sounding production.

Audiobus 3.4 Update Makes Routing Audio Between iOS Apps Easier Than Ever

Big changes and improvements in Audiobus 3.4 will be music to the ears of anyone making music on iOS and needing to send signal between apps. Here's what's new.

Follow Tobtok On Spotify For A Chance To Win A Studio Day, 1-Year Ask.Audio Academy Subscription

Multiple prizes are up for grabs and all you have to do is follow Tobtok, AKA George and Oliver Nelson on Spotify and check out their latest track. Here's all the details you need to know.

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