i_o, Music Producer Who Worked With Grimes and Lights, Dies at 30

EDM producer, born Garrett Falls Lockhart, was signed to Deadmaus’ label

Music producer and DJ Garrett Falls Lockhart, better known as i_o, died today at age 30.

Lockhart’s social media team confirmed the news with a note posted Wednesday afternoon that said “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.”

Lockhart’s cause of death was not immediately known. He was very active in the electronic music scene and signed to Deadmaus’ label Mau5trap. Lockhart was born in Washington, D.C. and began his burgeoning music career in Los Angeles’ dance music scene in 2017.

His body of work consists mainly of EPs — and Lockhart was a prolific producer and put out five EPs this year so far. His most well-known project to date is Grimes’ track “Violence,” which he helped produce and write for Grimes’ newest album “Miss Anthropocene.”

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