Warp Records artist Gravenhurst, aka Nick Talbot, dies aged 37

News of the 37-year-old's passing was confirmed today (December 4)

Gravenhurst, real name Nick Talbot, has passed away aged 37.

The news was confirmed by Talbot’s label Warp Records and manager Michelle Hilborne, both of whom released statements.

A spokesperson for Warp said, “We are shocked and saddened to share the news that Nick Talbot aka Gravenhurst has passed away aged 37. An immensely talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and journalist, he will be hugely missed. Nick’s family and friends request privacy at this difficult time.”

Hilborne’s statement reads: “I am utterly devastated to confirm that Nick Talbot, also known under the performing name Gravenhurst, has passed away aged 37. The finest, most extraordinary and inspirational songwriter, singer and performer, and a remarkable producer and journalist, Nick’s work has deeply affected so many people all over the world. Outstandingly intelligent, compassionate, fascinating and witty, Nick was the dearest friend and his absence brings indescribable sorrow.”

The cause of death is yet to be disclosed.

The singer-songwriter was signed to Warp Records and released five studio albums throughout his career, the most recent being 2012’s ‘The Ghost In Daylight’. Talbot also co-founded Silent Age Records with fellow musician Guy Bartell.