Dave Liang is the producer of The Shanghai Restoration Project, a group that blends Chinese instruments and culture with hip-hop & electronica.
His albums have reached #1 on various electronic charts around the world including iTunes, MSN Music, and Amazon. His work has been featured in numerous television shows (Showtime’s “The L Word”, NBC and BBC’s coverage of the 2008 Olympics), tastemaker radio programs (NPR, KCRW, KQED, KEXP) worldwide advertising campaigns (LVMH/Kenzo), runway shows (Christian Dior), and branded compilations (Starbucks, Hilton Hotels). He has been interviewed by The New York Times, NPR's All Things Considered, BBC World Service, FADER Magazine, Wired.com, PRI's The World, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Wall Street Journal.
Liang was born in Lawrence, Kansas and attended high school in upstate New York, where he was selected as the pianist for the NY All-State Jazz Ensemble. He attended college at Harvard University where he majored in Applied Mathematics and Economics. An accomplished classical and jazz pianist, Liang has also produced artists on Bad Boy, Warner, and Universal.