|Alia Dann Swift|
Alia's grace, humour, energy and finely-tuned no-nonsense approach made her such a beautiful friend and mentor who will be, as our friend and ILMC MD Greg Parmley said, deeply and entirely missed. Alia was just 57 years young.
Grandaddy bassist Kevin Garcia has died, a day after having a stroke. He was 41. In a statement on Facebook, the band said: "There are no accurate words to express what we need to. We are absolutely shattered to say that we lost our friend and bandmate Kevin Garcia early this afternoon. He succumbed to the effects of a massive stroke. We were all able to say goodbye to him and he was surrounded by his closest friends and family here in Modesto".
Trance DJ and producer Robert Miles, best known for his massive 1996 hit 'Children', has died, aged 47. According to 24 Horas, Miles - real name Roberto Concina - passed away in Ibiza yesterday evening. DJ Mag Italia added that the cause of death was an undisclosed illness. Miles' last studio album, 'Thirteen', was released in 2011.