Detroit producer and DJ Mike Huckaby has died at the age of 54, as a result of a stroke complicated by Covid-19, the cause of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Connect Bookings shared the news:
“RIP Mike Huckaby. One of the greatest djs and producers in the history of electronic dance music. An incredible human being. The world has lost a genius today.”
Huckaby was a part of the Detroit dance music scene on many levels, running the influential Record Time music store, producing for several labels, DJing around the globe and working with Native Instruments and Ableton.
This video captures Huckaby DJing a vinyl set in December of last year:
Here’s another example of Huckaby in action, in a 2011 mix for the XLR8R podcast:
Here’s Huckaby teaching a Maschine master class in 2015: