The cause of death is unknown.
The artist – real name Marcus Kaye – was born in Manchester and gain recognition through drum & bass Britain movement. With his Marcus Intalex pseudonym, he became one of the biggest names in the genre due to his skills to mix fast-paced tracks with ‘soul’ sounds. He owned his own label, Soul:r, working with notable names like Calibre and S.P.Y.
Durig his last years he moved into house and techno sounds producing as Trevino, and releasing one album entitled ‘Front’ on his own label, Birdie. He also released music on other imprints like Klockworks, Hotfush, Aus Music and The Nothing Special.
Some renowned names in the industry like Dj Zinc, Erol Alkan and Gilles Peterson expressed their condolences about the sad news. Below different tweets regarding Marcus’ decease.
RIP Marcus Intalex. So sad😞
— DJ ZINC (@djzinc) May 28, 2017
Sad to hear that Marcus Intalex has passed. His releases under the Trevino alias were incredible. Great talent, gone far too soon.
— erol alkan (@erolalkan) 28 de mayo de 2017
shocking to hear of the passing of one of the true greats of UK underground Dance culture and production… RIP Marcus Intalex
— Gilles Peterson (@gillespeterson) May 28, 2017