Played By Hausman Vol.1

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  • ESPN
  • Discovery
  • Charlotte Hornets
  • Bojangles
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Britax
  • GE
  • Paramount
  • Gunk
  • Husqvarna
  • PBS
  • Velux
  • Volvo
  • Irwin Tools
  • Velocity
  • Susie Films
  • Lockheed Martin

“Music and sound design are essential to elevating a film project and Jason Hausman is masterful at both. He always brings his “A” game – keen sensitivity to the subject matter and the highest level of creativity. Then, he tops it off with enthusiasm, kindness and an unfailing cheerful demeanor.”

— Beverly Penninger - NAKA Productions

“We’ve gone to Jason for many years on projects to help shape audio design and music enhancement for our fans at Hornets games. The results are always high-quality and Jason’s passion, commitment, and expertise is second to none.”

— Josh Kramer, Senior Vice President - Hornets Sports & Entertainment

“We always get excited when Jason gets to add sound design and music to our animations. Jason is the man to talk to when you want custom fitted sound for your project. Nothing about his process is cookie-cutter, everything is driven by heart and personal attention to detail.”

— Nathaniel Howe, Creative Director - Nathaniel Howe Studios

“An admired colleague and a creative genius – Jason brings a sensitivity to the process that takes everything to a whole new level.”

— Ron Edelen, Chief Creative Officer - Myjive

“Hausman is passionate about music and sound. He has the gift to create as a composer and the ability to mix as a post audio engineer. More importantly, he has the determination to take the time to get it just right which makes him rare…and special.”

— Scott Galloway, Director - Susie Films

“Jason conjures beauty for the ears every time he embarks on a project. I am constantly amazed at how he brings my work to life. A consummate professional, he is always having a good day and always striving for excellence and beyond.”

— Thom Blackburn, Creative Director - Wondersmith

“Jason attacks every project with an open mind and a fresh perspective. I’ve watched him create symphonies out of the mundane sounds of coffee grinders and frying bacon. When I want great, he’s who I call. He’d jump through glass for his clients – ONLY, of course, if the glass sounds amazing.”

— John Roberts, VP Executive Creative Director - Wray Ward


sonic_samurai - July 20

@arsenal match with my gal! Awesome birthday gift!! @jennhaus #arsenal #futbol #soccer #internationalchampionscup #icc2019


sonic_samurai - July 15

My dude @yungcitizen with @emanthemann smashing it tonight with the rest of this incredible band. Great to hang with @elihausman @emmafreas @emilysagemusic @cameronaavery @wearekhem and so many others. Great night @eveningmuse #rap #hiphop #music


sonic_samurai - July 14

So proud to show this work for @wray_ward for @generalelectric - awesome project with awesome clients. Thanks to @emilysagemusic @danhoodmusic @emmafreas and @groundcrew_sound for their fantastic work on this project. #studiolife #composer #producer


sonic_samurai - July 11

Our debut single “Brighter” is coming soon! w/ @emilysagemusic and Feat. @yungcitizen & @mariasingsacts - Backup vocals by @cr3scendo - logo design by @teddyshipley album cover photo by @elihausman produced and recorded at Hot Sakē w/some help from @danhoodmusic @wissbaum and @connorhausman special thanks to @wray_ward and @generalelectric #soulmusic #alternativehiphop #music #popmusic #composer #producer #studiolife #charlotteiscreative @cltiscreative


sonic_samurai - July 09

We layered and layered vocal parts, and then turned my dear friend Maria Howell @mariasingsacts loose on them. Preach girl! 🙏🙏🙏🔥🔥🔥💯💯💯 @emilysagemusic #studiolife #composer #producer #singer #alternativehiphop #soul @yungcitizen @cr3scendo #charlotteiscreative @cltiscreative


sonic_samurai - July 08

I can’t begin to explain how much fun it was to be surrounded by all this talent and positive energy in the studio today. Such beautiful souls. Missed my @sagehausmusic partner Emily @emilysagemusic but she was there in spirit. SAGEHAUS singles are coming soon! Thanks to the young man behind the camera @elihausman #charlotteiscreative @cltiscreative


sonic_samurai - July 05

Working on elements for a new single with @emilysagemusic and @yungcitizen #studiolife #producer #composer #althiphop #alternativehiphop


sonic_samurai - June 27

Don’t talk about Fight Club! This project is off-the-charts good!! Can’t wait for it to drop! @wray_ward #composer #sounddesign #producer #music


sonic_samurai - June 25

This girl is so happy to have a slice of pizza bigger than her head!! The cool, smart and insanely talented @emmafreas - doing some badass things as the Hot Sakē summer intern from @queensuniv #studiolife


sonic_samurai - June 25

Proud to receive this TELLY Award for my music score contribution to Naka Productions’ incredible documentary on the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes!


sonic_samurai - June 18

Knocking ‘em down for @wray_ward with @emilysagemusic @danhoodmusic #studiolife #producer #composer #scoring #music


sonic_samurai - June 16

I know I say it all the time, but I seriously have the coolest dad ever. Father = Best Friend in Clan Hausman. Happy Father’s Day, Pop. Thank you for being the real deal through thick and thin. I love you @lance.hausman #mydadsabadass #coolestdadever


sonic_samurai - June 07

@cm_clt taking pictures of us, taking pictures of... us! Thanks for the love, Creative Mornings! It is definitely mutual. Speaking of love, my bud Rebecca Henderson, was an awesome speaker this morning! @jennhaus @fullgroanadult @wray_ward #charlotteiscreative


sonic_samurai - June 06

Kicking around some sound design and mix for a TV commercial for, with badasses @wheelhousemedia - Greatness Grows Here @soccerdotcom #womensworldcup #womensworldcup2019 #studiolife #producer #composer #sounddesigner #sounddesign @we.are.roli #onlyonseaboard @strymonengineering @heavyocity @samplelogic @nativeinstruments @izotopeinc @ableton #logicprox @soundtoys @softubestudios @twonotesaudio


sonic_samurai - May 30

One of my hero’s. One of the great voices to walk this earth. So glad I got to see him live at The Brewery in Raleigh, and more so that I got to spend a little time talking life and music with him. He was as gracious as he was gifted. We lost him not long after... 22 years ago today. One of our brightest lights went out. #jeffbuckley


sonic_samurai - May 21

I’d like to welcome Queens University piano student Emma Freas to Hot Sakē for her summer internship. We are already having a blast! She is a very talented pianist, so plans are to get her playing on some upcoming projects. @emmafreas @queensuniv #studiolife #composer #producer #filmscore #commercialmusic #sounddesign


sonic_samurai - May 07

Here we have the newest Played By Hausman! For this one, @cltiscreative had me head over to one of their favorite printers, Boingo Graphics! Boingo has one of the coolest print shops in the area and they knew this was going to be a great fit for this video series. Although Boingo has some the most advanced printing technology around, Cinematographer Ben Premeaux could not pull his camera away from all the vintage/historic print machines that they still maintain. The visuals, with all the older moving parts, are what make this video come alive! Chosen for the soloist for this piece is CPCC Professor of Music Matt Postle on Trumpet. ALL other “instruments" in this composition are sounds from the Boingo Graphics shop. Composed and performed by Jason Hausman at Hot Sakē Cinematography by Ben Premeaux Edited by Maverick Floyd Mixed at Groundcrew Sound Feat Artist: Matt Postle @pattmostle (CPCC Professor of Music) - Trumpet Just a few of the sounds used: Stitchers Shuffled Paper Stacks Warning Buzzer (turned into a bass synth sound) Gears Levers Paper Cutter And so much more @afewminertweaks @mattolincreative @boingographics @thesmartlab @sonic_samurai @groundcrew_sound @mavfloedits


sonic_samurai - May 06

Working on a new project. #studiolife #ableton #abletonpush2 @notjustcoffee @emilysagemusic


sonic_samurai - May 04

Just a little Saturday morning walking-through-the-grass-of-Vietnam Foley recording. #studiolife


sonic_samurai - May 03

So great to see my good friend and incredible voiceover talent Kelley Buttrick @kbvoiceovers and her Jeep!! Sharing the Jeep love! 📷 @wissbaum #studiolife #jeeplife