RIP Andrew Weatherall: Ten of His Best Remixes

Legendary DJ, producer, musician and remixer Andrew Weatherall has died at the age of 56 from a pulmonary embolism on 17th February.

Weatherall was most famous for producing Screamadelica by Primal Scream in 1991, taking acid house into the mainstream in the process. He later reunited with the group to co-produce their 2002 album Evil Heat.

During his career Weatherall also produced albums for Beth Orton and Fuck Buttons, as well as remixing tracks by the likes of My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Saint Etienne, Björk and Meatraffle, among many others.

In addition to his work as a producer, Weatherall was also involved in some of the most influential clubs and parties in the UK dance scene. He occasionally he found time to release solo albums as well, with 2017’s Qualia being his last.

His management team announced the news with the following statement:

“We are deeply sorry to announce that Andrew Weatherall, the noted DJ and musician passed away in the early hours of this morning, Monday 17th February 2020, at Whipps Cross Hospital, London. The cause of death was a pulmonary embolism. He was being treated in hospital but unfortunately the blood clot reached his heart. His death was swift and peaceful.”

Since the news of his passing broke, tributes have poured in on social media from the likes of Primal Scream, Tim Burgess, Gilles Peterson, Irvine Welsh and many others.

To celebrate the work of Andrew Weatherall, we’ve assembled ten of our favourite remixes for you to enjoy below:

My Blood Valentine ‘Soon (Weatherall Mix)’ [1990]

Galliano ‘Skunk Funk (Cabin Fever Dub)’ [1992]

The Sabres of Paradise ‘Smokebelch II (Beatless Mix)’ [1993]

Leftfield ‘Open Up (I Hate Pink Floyd Mix)’ [1993]

One Dove ‘Breakdown Sabres Mix (Black Squire Rides Out)’ [1993]

Ricardo Villalobos ‘Dexter (Two Lone Swordsmen Mix)’ [2004]

Fuck Buttons ‘Sweet Love for Planet Earth (Andrew Weatherall Remix)’ [2008]

E.S.C. ‘The Legacy (Andrew Weatherall Mix)’ [2008]

Detachments ‘H.A.L. (Andrew Weatherall Disco Dub)’ [2009]

Toddla T feat. Roots Manuva ‘Watch Me Dance (Andrew Weatherall Remix)’ [2011]