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Producer Garrett Lockhart, Known as i_o, Passes Away at 30

The news was shared on i_o's official social media accounts earlier today.

Garrett Falls Lockhart, known as the techno producer i_o, has passed away at 30.

Each of his social media accounts posted the below message, however, no official statement regarding his cause of death has yet been released.

As i_o, Garrett Lockhart produced dark techno tracks and collaborated with artists such as singers Lights and Grimes, and fellow EDM producers Jauz, Tommy Trash, and more.

Most recently, the producer released the song “Castles in the Sky” via Armada Music on November 20, 2020, just three days prior to his passing.

The staff at One EDM shares our sincere condolences and heartfelt support to Lockhart’s family, friends, and fans. The world lost an incredible artist and we hope that those close to him may find peace during this difficult time.

Note: The cover image of Garrett Lockhart was taken from his Facebook page.

https://twitter.com/SullivanKing/status/1331383531776380929
Fellow DJ/producer Sullivan King, who was best friends with i_o since childhood, shared an emotional tweet about i_o’s passing

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Jillian Nguyen is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate and a self-proclaimed EDM aficionado. She loves to chase DJs to music festivals where she also shows off her shuffling. Her favorite genres are deep house and bass house, with her favorite DJs being Moksi, Malaa, Valentino Khan and Skrillex.

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