Jason Hou is a Beijing-based music producer, composer and sound designer. Jason's musical style is influenced by the term "Sinofuturism", fusing a wide variety of sounds and vibes but still maintains a strong sense of continuity that portrays the soundscapes of modern China.
Jason is active in the local music scene as a member of artist collective and label Do Hits. He has toured in the mainland, Taiwan and Singapore, known for his iconic style of live performance utilizing the AlphaSphere, a MIDI controller invented by Adam Place of Nu Desine. In 2016, he was invited to play at BMW Welt in Munich. In 2018, he performed at Berghain in Berlin during the 19th CTM festival.
Jason has released a full length album “Sheng” and an EP “Origin” on Do Hits. Other releases including remixes of Beijing opera classics “Mountain Dingjun” and “Empty Fort Strategy” on China Music House, collaborating with opera artist Zhengyan Tan; remix for producer ill.Gates’ “More Tea” on Muti Music; “Foreign Land” on Outallectuals, collaborating with singer-songwriter Yider. Jason recently produced "The Beginning" and "Where is That" for singer-songwriter ADuo’s album “Reborn”. His DJ mixes were featured on Rinse FM and Radar Radio and his music is recommended by Jojo Mayer, Mad Decent and Boiler Room. Jason’s composition is included in the 2nd season of the German music tech company Native Instruments’ “Native Sketches” project.
Jason collaborated with visual artist Miao Jing of Hibanana Studio on audiovisual project “Transition”. It was exhibited at Chong Qing Apple Store, Currents New Media Festival in New Mexico and Harper’s BAAZAR 150th Anniversary Art Exhibition in Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai.
Jason is also a founding member of 2nd Sense Audio, an audio software company in Beijing that developed the synthesizer plug-in WIGGLE, which received Innovation and Performance Awards from Computer Music magazine.