Chad North (aka ILL DEVICES) is a freelance composer, DJ, and music producer with a diverse background - writing electronic dance music as well as producing music for television, film, and advertising. Currently a producer at The Crystal Creative (PDX), Chad was also a staff composer/producer at Spank Music (LA/Chicago), Habitat Music (NYC), and Angry Mob Music (LA). He has also worked with multiple agencies as a freelance composer and his work has been featured in national campaigns for Ubisoft, Honda, Absolute, and BMW.
As a producer/remixer, Chad has released tracks on Erase Records (UK/Greece), Exceptional Records (UK), and Bad Advice (Chicago), & remixed Lady Gaga, 30 Seconds to Mars, Black Eyed Peas, BT, Meat Katie, Paige & Palermo, and Holly Conlan. His work has been remixed by acclaimed artists Mike Hulme, Trifonic, Scott Cooper and Waveplant and he has collaborated with several award-winning Composer/Songwriters including PJ Hanke, Damien Heartwell, Ming, Joel Corelitz, Coury Palermo and Jennifer Paige.
His DJ experience and residency highlights include playing at San Francisco's Lovefest (Love Parade), Brooklyn's Vitamin B, and Nevada's Burning Man Festival. He has shared the stage with bass, breaks and electro legends Meat Katie, Dylan Rhymes, Lee Coombs, Syd Gris and Bassnectar. Chad also co-founded and ran the successful dance music blog Jungo Road from 2008-2012.
Chad North’s tracks