i_o has been pronounced dead at 30
Garrett Falls Lockhart, known professionally under his acid techno alias i_o, has just been pronounced dead. The rising star’s unexpected death was announced on his social accounts approximately 20 minutes ago. No other information is available over the specifics around his passing, although it’s a huge loss for the electronic music world.
According to YourEDM, rumors over Lockhart’s death arose when his management and girlfriend deleted posts on social media earlier today. Now it has been confirmed officially via his Instagram account. The Washington DC-native was 30 years old.
A graduate of Los Angeles’ ICON Collective, i_o first emerged in 2017, appearing on the We Are Friends, Vol. 7 compilation released by deadmau5’s mau5trap, and co-producing Tommy Trash’s “Oxygen.”