Andrew Weatherall dead at 56 – DJ and Screamadelica producer dies – music industry reflects


Andrew Weatherall

Andrew Weatherall, the legendary producer who worked with Primal Scream has died, Getintothis’ Peter Guy on the inimitable force.

Andrew Weatherall, the legendary producer and DJ, has died aged 56 of a pulmonary embolism, his management have announced.

Weatherall began his music career as a DJ at London’s acid-house club Shoom before releasing notable remixes of Happy MondaysHallelujah and New Order’s World in Motion.

Weatherall cemented his status when he co-produced Primal Scream’s 1991 album Screamadelica.

Andrew Weatherall’s management said in a statement: “He was being treated in hospital but unfortunately the blood clot reached his heart. His death was swift and peaceful.

In the 1990s, Weatherall formed multiple groups, including the Sabres of Paradise and Two Lone Swordsmen.

In 2001, Weatherall launched his Rotters Golf Club label, which became home to his debut solo EP, The Bullet Catcher’s Apprentice (2006), and his first solo album, 2009’s A Pox on the Pioneers.

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Weatherall released his final LP, Qualia, in September 2017.

Weatherall last played Liverpool in October 2019 with Jeff Mills at the Invisible Wind Factory – read Getintothisreport here.

Getintothis will be following up this breaking news with more reflection.

A selection of social media following the news of Andrew Weatherall’s death