World-renowned DJ/producer i_o has died at the age of 30. The news was shared on his social media accounts on Monday, November 23, 2020, with the cause of death still yet to be revealed.

“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.” 

Condolences have been pouring in on Twitter over the artist’s passing and include the likes of Laidback Luke, Good Times Ahead, Cash Cash, Zeds Dead, Nitti Gritti.

This sad announcement comes shortly after the recent news of him signing an exclusive deal with the prestigious recording label, Armada Music and the launch of his own imprint, Label 444.  Just last week, he announced the release of a rework of the Ian van Dahl hit, “Castles In The Sky” which is currently out now.

Garrett Falls Lockhart, more commonly known by his artist name i_o died on November 23, 2020. He was an American dance music DJ /producer whose rapid rise to fame started at the start of his career in 2017.  The artist released music on deadmau5’s Mau5trap label and Andrew Rayel’s inHarmony while remixing a number of tracks for prominent dance music figures including Above & Beyond and Armin van Buuren.  Over the past two years, he released three EPs that comprised an album called 444 and in 2019, the artist appeared on Grimes’ hit single, “Violence.”  He also headlined major music festivals including EDC Las Vegas, hosted an underground warehouse event, ACID RAVE in downtown Los Angeles, and sold-out his 444 album tour.