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Andrew Weatherall
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Weatherall in 2009
Background information
Birth nameAndrew James Weatherall
Also known asThe Major, Lord Sabre
Born6 April 1963(1963-04-06)
Windsor, Berkshire, England
Died17 February 2020(2020-02-17) (aged 56)[1]
London, England
GenresElectronica, dub, post-punk, house, techno, balearic
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, remixer
LabelsRGC, Warp, Hidden Library, Sabres of Paradise, Boy's Own
Associated actsA Love From Outer Space, Primal Scream, That Petrol Emotion, Bocca Juniors, the Sabres of Paradise, Two Lone Swordsmen, the Asphodells

Andrew James Weatherall (6 April 1963[2] – 17 February 2020) was an English DJ, record producer,[3] and remixer.[2][4]

Weatherall's first studio work was alongside Paul Oakenfold on the club remix of Hallelujah for the Happy Mondays. Other remixes followed, notably "World in Motion" for New Order and "Loaded". He formed the electronic music trio The Sabres of Paradise in 1993, starting a record label under the same name.

He remixed the work of Björk, Siouxsie, the Orb, The Future Sound of London, New Order, Manic Street Preachers, My Bloody Valentine, James and many others. He produced the album Tarot Sport for Fuck Buttons.

Weatherall died on 17 February, 2020 aged 56, at a London hospital from a pulmonary embolism.[1]


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