Drum & Bass producer Marcus Intalex, aka Trevino, has died

Manchester drum and bass producer Marcus Intalex has died.

He’d been due to play a set at the Soul:ution party at London’s Pickle Factory but the club posted a message on Facebook saying it was cancelled.

Friends of the Burnley DJ, whose real name was Marcus Kaye, have been paying tribute to him on Twitter.

Chase Status said on Twitter: “RIP Marcus Intalex. Such devastating news, another legend, one of Manchester’s greats taken too early.”

Marcus Intalex

A statement posted on his record label’s Facebook page confirmed the news of his death.

It says: “It’s with heavy hearts and great sadness we have announce that Marcus passed away this morning.

“Thanks for the kind words so far and we appreciate the privacy and respect shown for his loved ones and friends at this sad time.”

A number of Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJs have been paying their own tributes.

https://twitter.com/friction/status/868865731022262272

https://twitter.com/gillespeterson/status/868890147974152193

https://twitter.com/fabioandgroove/status/868882623946469379

https://twitter.com/ronisizebristol/status/868885935731200001

https://twitter.com/djzinc/status/868861111558340608

https://twitter.com/HighContrast/status/868869937942732801

https://twitter.com/markprtchrd/status/868879405606514688

https://twitter.com/ANDYC_ram/status/868867032732889088

https://twitter.com/WHP_Mcr/status/868890538489110533

https://twitter.com/AudioPXLFST/status/868867533121753088

https://twitter.com/Boddika/status/868860734964469760

It’s unclear how Marcus died. His death is trending on Twitter.

He released drum and bass via Metalheadz and Exit Records as well as his own Soul:r label.

As Trevino, he dropped house and techno tracks from 2011 with labels like Aus Music, The Nothing Special and Klockworks.

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