Electronic Producer i_o Dead At 30
Garrett Falls Lockhart, the electronic DJ and producer known as i_o, has died. A message posted to his social media accounts today confirms i_o’s death Monday from unnamed causes. He was 30 years old.
Indie music fans likely know i_o from “Violence,” his collaboration with Grimes from this year’s Miss Anthropocene album. In the EDM world, he was a rising star, recently signing to Armin van Buuren’s Armada Music and launching his own imprint Label 444. He also released music on labels run by Deadmau5 and Above & Beyond.
Here’s the statement from Lockhart’s reps:
On Monday, November 23rd, the world lost a beautiful soul, Garrett Falls Lockhart, also known as i_o.
This extremely talented spirit taught us that even if nothing matters, you can still lead with love.
Garrett’s truth and soul lives on through the music he shared.
Rest in peace, Garrett. We love you.