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Biography

Nick Chacona is a name that's been buzzing about the dance music world over the past few years. Beginning with his early tracks under the Version Eternal moniker on Homestyle Cooking imprint, he has continued to make waves with a truly unique and exciting sound. In fact, every record Nick has released has had a full review in at least one of the major dance music magazines in the UK and US.

Though his preferred role is as a producer/DJ Nick has also made a career in the day-to-day operations of the record industry. After graduating from university Nick went to work at the Brooklyn, NY based label Statra Recordings until 2003. He then went on to spend the following 3 years employed at the legendary US distributor Watts Music as a salesperson and buyer, until its tragic demise in the Summer of 2006. He is currently employed at another NYC distribution powerhouse, Downtown 161.

In 2003, Nick released his Tour de force in "Band Practice", the B-side to his promo-only "Pool Party" project. At first mediocre sales were quite puzzling but within a year, Band practice was a frequent tune in the sets of DJs from Harvey to Doc Martin to Thomas (Rub & Tug and whatever stock was left at the distributors was quickly snatched up. In 2006 Band Practice was re-released with a pair of Idjut Boys mixes by San Francisco imprint, Hector Works. Nick went on to release tracks on renowned labels Mood Music, Grayhound, Bearfunk, and most recently 2020 Vision .2007 will see a slew of remixes, follow-ups for the aforementioned labels, and singles for SAW Recordings and Buzzin Fly with friend and accomplice Sasse of Mood Music.
In 2003, Nick released his Tour de force in "Band Practice", the B-side to his promo-only "Pool Party" project. At first mediocre sales were quite puzzling but within a year, Band practice was a frequent tune in the sets of DJs from Harvey to Doc Martin to Thomas (Rub & Tug) and whatever stock was left at the distributors was quickly snatched up. In 2006 Band Practice was re-released with a pair of Idjut Boys mixes by San Francisco imprint, Hector Works. Nick went on to release tracks on renowned labels Mood Music, Grayhound, Bearfunk, and most recently 2020 Vision .2007 will see a slew of remixes, follow-ups for the aforementioned labels, and singles for SAW Recordings and Buzzin Fly with friend and accomplice Sasse of Mood Music. In a DJ capacity, Nick is as versatile as you will find. He began DJing over 12 years ago strictly playing reggae but shortly thereafter fell in love with house & disco. He has played across the US from NY to San Francisco, as well as Brazil, Germany, Belgium, Holland, and the UK. He truly understands the fundamental aspect of a party is FUN and it's quite apparent when he's in the booth!

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