Eric Prydz

Eric Prydz to take Lillo’s ashes to Australia


If you’re unfamiliar with the story of James Lillo and Eric Prydz, here’s a recap: In 2016, James Lillo, a dedicated fan, was diagnosed with terminal cancer and wanted to see one final show from his idol, Eric Prydz. Prydz made arrangements to fly James out to Los Angeles for a personal show, framed as a benefit concert for Lillo’s charity of choice, Cancer Research Institute. Unfortunately, James died before the concert in his honour was held. Ultimately, James’ benefit show would sell out two nights in a row and raise $60,000 for Cancer Research Institute.

Eric eventually made the iconic track – aptly titled ‘Lillo‘ in honour of James – and now, the family of the deceased have sent the Swedish maestro a special present, a portion of Lillo’s ashes sprinkled with colours that represent him best from a local artist. Lillo’s parents have requested that Eric takes the gift with him around the world, specially asking that Lillo always dreamed of visiting Australia. Prydz then took to his official Twitter account to confirm that he would honour those wishes, as you can see below:





Cementing a spot as one of the industry's most in-demand names, Jake Gable has worked on highly successful press campaigns for the likes of Tiësto, MK, and Marshmello, as well as interviewing acts such as Oliver Heldens, Martin Solveig, NERVO, and many more, across Ultra Miami, EDC Las Vegas, Tomorrowland, Creamfields, ADE, and Ibiza. Doubling up as CEO of UK company The EVENT, Gable also works as a tour manager, playlist curator, dance music influencer, and DJ, under his JK-GBL alias. The UK-based journalist is best known for his breaking news story on Swedish House Mafia's return at Miami's Ultra Music Festival in 2018 (a world exclusive), and 'Avicii: The Truth...', an inquest into the EDM star's passing.

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