CHANEY

Chaney's career in music began early. Born and raised in Swindon, he got his start touring pubs, playing drums in his brother’s band until his older sibling decided he was too cool to play alongside an eight-year-old and Theo was forced to go solo. So he picked up a guitar, starting writing songs and had signed a publishing deal before the age of 18.

 

After making his trade as a singer/songwriter for a while, he started to experiment more with dance music, playing with loops and beats in his parent’s basement. Following a serendipitous encounter with Primal Scream’s Screamadelica, he landed on a sound that fused his melodic sensibilities with his growing affection for the Great British Rave. What emerged quickly became his signature style: winking odes to nights out, set against irresistible club-ready backdrops.


His previous releases on Skint Records & Toolroom have received heavy BBC 1 Radio airplay from none other than Annie Mac ("One of our favourites at the moment...it's so fun!") who personally invited Chaney to deliver a Mini Mix for her Friday night show. Other key DJ supporters include Jamie Jones, Patrick Topping, Denis Sulta, The Blessed Madonna & Danny Howard.

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