Jeremy Dawson

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Jeremy Dawson
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Jeremy Dawson and Mikey Martin
Background information
Born May 19, 1978
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Genres New wave, indie rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Keyboard, bass guitar
Associated acts Shiny Toy Guns, Cloud2Ground, Slyder, Hybridigital, Mirror Machines mxms

Jeremy Dawson (born in Texas, but raised in Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA) is best known as the keyboardist of the American new wave/indie rock band Shiny Toy Guns.[1]


Jeremy was the driving force behind the acts Cloud2Ground, Slyder, and Spyder. He is also the co-founder of Shiny Toy Guns.

Cloud2Ground (1996-2000)[edit]

Main article: Cloud2Ground

Band mate, Chad Petree participated in Cloud2Ground with Jeremy.


The Shiny Toy Guns song "You Are the One" has its roots in Jeremy's trance song "Neo", put out under his Slyder moniker. "Neo" and "Score" was used in the video game Grand Theft Auto III.

Shiny Toy Guns (2002-present)[edit]

Main article: Shiny Toy Guns

Jeremy created Shiny Toy Guns with band mate Chad Petree in 2002. He is the keyboardist and bassist.

Hybridigital (2009-present)[edit]

Hybridigital is Jeremy and Chad's side project, and subsection of Shiny Toy Guns, where they put on live shows of remixes of their Shiny Toy Guns songs. They feature live guitars, keyboards, and (male) vocals.

Mirror Machines (2010)[edit]

The record production name of Jeremy Dawson and Chad Petree of Shiny Toy Guns


Dawson has been seen using an M-Audio 88key Midi Controller with a V-Synth Module; Fender Jazz Bass with Ampeg SVT Head, and an Alesis Micron that is also played by the lead singer, Chad.[citation needed] Jeremy tends to cover the brand name on most of his gear with black tape.

His current live synthesizers are the Roland V-Synth XT, Roland JV-1080, and Roland Juno-G, and the Korg Triton. All of his programming is done in Logic. "Personal Message via Shiny Toy Guns' Myspace". Retrieved 2007-12-03. 


  1. ^ Theakston, Rob; Leahey, Andrew. "Biography: Shiny Toy Guns". AMG. Retrieved 18 May 2010.