Biography of Jason Hodges
Canadian born Jason Hurtubise, first arrived in the house music scene in late 1991, taking on Toronto's underground party scene he developed his DJing skills on the decks with the likes of New York - New Jersey sounds. Todd Terry, Kenny Dope + Lil Little Louie Vega (Maw) Zack Tomz, and Todd Edwards are a few of Hodges' favorite producers.
Drawn to the sounds of drum machines, Hodges began renting gear from local music stores until finally deciding on a E-MU SP 1200, a piece commonly used by Hip Hop producers since it's arrival in 1987. Hard-hitting beats with deep grooves became the signature sound for Hodges � whether in the studio, on the dance floors; from local Toronto gigs, to the surrounding towns around Ontario and across Canada, Hodges was growing and coming into his own.
Jason began releasing records with various Toronto labels getting his feet wet remixing and co-producing tracks with some of Canada's talents. After many years of training and development, Hodges returned to the scene with a new energy and a new plan. Hodges has teamed up with Big Chief DJ Sneak on co-production and remix work for several notable and established artists. Hodges & Sneak (AKA 'The Jizznackaz') have collaborated on a number of Sneak's projects and records for Magnetic Recordings, as well as Sneak's new imprint label Oomph Recordings
Jason is currently building his profile; remixing artists like Freaks on MMF, Kaskade on OM, Sneak's 'Fix my Sink' on Magnetic, Cozy Creatures Oomph, among many others in the horizon. 2003 opened the floodgates for world travel and new music projects, promising a steady and bright future for Canada's best-kept secret. The name Jason Hodges represents the technical craft he pours into every production, with highly anticipated tracks being played and praised by the likes of Mark Farina, Dj Heather, Derrick Carter, DJ Raoul and Sneak, among other eminent House Music Pioneers around the world.
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