We are sad to report the death of the legendary Dik Mik who was the keyboard warrior in the classic Hawkwind and whose swooshes of noise not only opened up new constellations of sound but made him inadvertently one of the key musicians of his time. A harbinger of future electronic based music it would be fair to argue that DikMik was a pioneer of not only industrial music like Throbbing Gristle but also much electronic music from Aphex Twin and beyond.
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