|Birth name||Dylan Nathan|
Nathan released his first EP in 1996 in Manchester on Autechre-affiliated Skam records, original home of Boards of Canada. Nathan toured with Autechre in 1997. Nathan's first album, Spectrum, was the first release on Mike Paradinas/µ-Ziq's Planet Mu label. Paradinas and Nathan studied architecture together in London 1991–94 on the same campus with Aphex Twin. Spectrum is a fusion of the breakbeat and IDM sound coming out of London at the time. Nathan's second album Geometry reflects his electronic roots, avoiding samples and venturing more into synthesis. Jega was named by Thom Yorke as an influence on Radiohead's 2000 album Kid A. Both Spectrum and Geometry were later licensed to Matador Records for release in North America, resulting in extensive tours of the United States. Despite only making 6 copies, in 2004 a demo of Variance was leaked to the internet, resulting in Jega resetting the release. This copy is still widely available on the internet. Variance was released on Planet Mu Records on 20 July 2009. Variance is a double album composed of Variance Volume 1 and 2.
- SKA006 (1996, Skam)
- SKA009 (1997, Skam)
- Type Xero (1998, Planet Mu)
- Spectrum (1998, Planet Mu)
- Geometry (2000, Planet Mu)
- Variance (2009, Planet Mu)
- 1995 (2016, Skam Records)
- Anderson, John (24 January 2002). "Building Beats". Miami New Times (Village Voice Media). Retrieved 23 December 2009.
- "Thom Yorke DJ mix on the BBC Breezeblock 11/12/2000".
- "Jega official website news page".
- "Best New Music, Jega". CMJ New Music Monthly. May 1999. p. 19.