Martin Garrix and countless other artists and managers react to the death of Avicii

With the entire dance music world turned upside down with the news of Avicii’s passing, countless producers, artists, managers, promoters, and others have turned to their social media accounts to reflect on the tragic news. Aviciis’ music touched just about every corner of the EDM world. His brand and style would go on to influence a movement that would change the very fabric of contemporary electronic music. Many of the popular, mainstream artists of today attribute their inspiration and influence to Swedish DJ Tim Bergling. Martin Garrix, Kygo, Zedd, and many others revered Avicii when they were starting out, and now here we can find them reflecting on this very sad reality.

Avicii’s publicist Diana Baron reported earlier:

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.

There has been an overwhelming response of love, appreciation, and sympathy being expressed for his team, family, and close friends. As we await further information and try to process this unfortunate news, we can send our condolences to his colleagues, fans, and supporters and appreciate how much we have been affected by him and his legacy.