It has been a devastating year for the dance music industry in terms of artists passing far before their time. While the community is still reeling from the loss of Avicii, we have been hit with another major blow. The legendary Drum & Bass producer Spirit has reportedly passed away from cardiac arrest.

While no further details around the artist's death have been released, his passing is a major blow to the drum and bass genre. Having over 20 years of experience both producing and DJing, the self-taught icon made an impact that will not soon be forgotten.

Having released countless records as well as helping up and comers through his label Inneractive, Spirit was not only a well-known name but a positive force for good in the Drum & Bass Community. Our hearts go out to the producer' friends, family, and fans in this difficult time.

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