Gang of Four’s Andy Gill—the founding guitarist who also produced or co-produced the band’s entire discography, in addition to albums by Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Futureheads, and others—died today (February 1) at 64. Artists and musicians have responded to the news of his death. Find reactions from Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, the Cure’s Lol Tolhurst, Colin Meloy, El-P, and more below.
Gill died after battling a “short respiratory illness,” according to representatives. His final album with Gang of Four, Happy Now, was released last year.
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