LA Techno Artist, Silent Servant, Has Passed Away
The artist's management confirmed the news earlier today.
January 19, 2024 at 11:18 AM PT
Today, we mourn the loss of a true legend in the techno world and a fellow Los Angeleno, Silent Servant. Juan Mendez’s music touched the hearts and souls of countless fans, and his contributions to the electronic music scene were immeasurable. His beats will continue to resonate on dance floors around the world, a testament to his enduring influence.
In the wake of Silent Servant's recent passing, it's important to reflect on his profound impact. Despite being a part of the foundation of the Jealous God label, he remained a humble figure in the techno scene. Silent Servant, was born in Central America and raised in Los Angeles. He was shaped by the industrial and post-punk sounds of his youth, which left an indelible mark on his music. His live performances, often avant-garde and experimental, urged us to not only embrace his music but also to explore our inner selves. Discipline was a guiding principle for him, and he channeled it to curate musical journeys that celebrated freedom and personal expression.
As we remember the incredible music he created and the legendary sets he delivered to us, let’s also take a moment to reflect on the profound impact he had on our lives and the unity he brought to the techno community. His beats connected us in ways words couldn’t describe.
Rest in power, Silent Servant. You will be deeply missed, but your music and the memories you have shared with us will live on forever.