Hailing originally from Treviso, Italy, Tronchin moved to Berlin in 2008 where he spent a two-years period during which his sound changed drastically.
After this formative time and music released on Stroboscopic Arte and Non Series, Tronchin launched his own label Enklav, formed by a group of like-minded musicians and home for futuristic sound experiments – meanwhile DJing and performing live in clubs and festivals such as Berghain, Concrete, Village Underground, De School, Nuits Sonores and roBOt, among others.
Chevel’s highest-profile release to date came in late 2015 with the Blurse LP on Stroboscopic Artefacts, which featured more of a click’n’cuts sound reminiscent of labels like Raster-Noton or Mille Plateaux and got the attention of international press like The Wire, Resident Advisor and Pitchfork, to name a few, with the latest describing Tronchin as “a young producer not just making techno but taking it apart, rearranging it, breaking it.”
In early 2018 Chevel released his fourth studio album on the London-based label Different Circles where he’ll show his own take on the distinctive “weightless” sound.
2020 sees Chevel coming back with a 6-track EP called ‘Elvine Unlocked’ and a sample pack containing a decade worth of sounds.