EDM producer Pierce Fulton passed away on Thursday, April 29. The DJ’s brother confirmed the news in a statement.
His older brother, Griff posted the sad news to Pierce’s social media channels. However, Griff did not disclose the particular cause of his brother’s death. Rather he mentioned the musician’s “tragic struggle with his mental health.”
Pierce Fulton was born in Vermont. This music producer rose to prominence in 2014. His single “Runaway” reached the top of Billboard‘s Emerging Artists chart. Another hit track “Kuaga (Lost Time)” hit No. 38 on Billboard‘s Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart. It was also a part of a Smirnoff ad.
Griff wrote in the statement, “Pierce was so incredibly full of life, love & unimaginable creativity. He loved you all so much & wanted to give you everything he had; and he had so much to give.”
The EDM community taking to social media to mourn the loss of this music producer. Audien, wrote on twitter, “he was one of my best friends, and truly like a brother to me, I don’t know what else to say on here.. RIP to someone truly special @PierceFulton.”
Don Diablo tweeted, “Rest in piece brother @PierceFulton [broken-heart emoji] Your amazing talent and humble spirit will not be forgotten.”
Pierce Fulton recorded music with Ansel Elgort as Shirts & Skins. Many members of the music community are sharing their grief.