Marcus Intalex aka Trevino has died

The cause of death is unknown

Manchester producer Marcus Intalex, real name Marcus Kaye, has died. The cause of death is unknown at this time, but artists and peers have expressed their shock and sadness on social media.

Boddika tweeted, “Truly heartbroken to find out about my old friend Marcus Intalex. Im utterly shocked.” The Black Madonna, also writing on Twitter, said: “Such a massive, universe spanning talent. Travel safe, brother.”

DJ Zinc, Matrixxman, Friction and Gilles Peterson have all paid their respects on Twitter.

Kaye was due to play at his Soul:ution party at The Pickle Factory in London tonight (28th May). The party has been cancelled.

Best known for his drum’n’bass productions on Soul:r, Metalheadz and Exit Records he also released techno under the alias Trevino for Klockworks, Hotflush, Aus and Nothing Special.

More information to come.