Chevron is the electronic alter ego of Jonathan Valentine. Hailing from Blackpool in the UK, he began making rave and techno from an early age, at school and college. There he fell in love with the sounds of Mike Paradinas' well- regarded Planet Mu label. He was signed to the label in 2003, with his first 7" "Swimmin' Lessons".
He played many shows, including the legendary Kraked Squat Party, with artists such as Venetian Snares and Shitmat. Further releases on Planet Mu followed in 2004 as well as a European Tour with Ceephax Acid Crew.
Chevron's highly anticipated debut album "Everything's Exactly The Same" was released on Valentines Day in 2005, to outstanding reviews and extensive radio play. "Crimson" on US label Terminal Dusk also featured a track. He performed in the Overkill tent at UK dance festival "The Glade". In 2006 Chevron appeared on the "Sacred Symbols of Mu" Mu sampler. Mike... Read More|
... Paradinas and Chevron remixed Shitmat on the three track "Gary’s Gruesome Garage" EP. The summer saw not one but three memorable performances at "The Glade" festival and a subsequent release on the first Overkill compilation featured The Bug, Exile and Vex'd.
Chevron has resided in Brighton since 2003 with Wrong Music boss Shitmat. He finally released "Rave Like A Bastard" as "Chevvers"; a split 12" with Lancastrian speedcore producer Oen Flux. Several samplers followed.
Chevrons "Tuff Shite" EP on Berlin breakcore label Ad Noiseam kicked off 2008. Acid tracks are planned on Marguerita's uber-cool "030303" series and the long awaited follow up Planet Mu album "Lifeshake".
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Chevron appears on:
030303/Marguerita Recordings, Ad Noiseam, Adverse Camber, Bug Klinik Records, Kraked & Associated Industries, Net Lab, Overkill, Planet Mu Records, Romz Records, Terminal Dusk, Wrong Music Records, ZXZW Records