Romanthony Has Passed Away [UPDATED]

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There are no concrete pieces of evidence or any official statements to this rumor, but a handful of DJs and fans are sending out “RIP” tweets and condolences for Romanthony, a producer who was most popularly known as the voice behind Daft Punk‘s “One More Time” (and “Too Long” from their second album, Discovery.

Romanthony was well-loved in the music community, with his music taking him from the garage and house scenes in New Jersey to Europe. He released four albums in his time, as well as a number of stellar singles, with Dim Mak most recently releasing his single “The Wanderer” with Kevin McKay. 5Magazine is reporting that vocalist Daone Remmidy (aka Eve Angel) left the following message on Facebook on May 12, but for some reason it just made the rounds today:

daone fb romanthony Romanthony Has Passed Away [UPDATED]

DAD will keep you posted on this developing story.

UPDATE Romanthony’s sister Mellony has confirmed that he passed away on May 7. Spin is reporting that he died from complications due to kidney disease, and was 45-years-old. There is no word as of right now regarding cause of death, but he passed away in his home in Austin, TX. Our condolences go out to any family, friends, and collaborators who knew Romanthony. Word was Boys Noize was working on new material with him. Rest in peace.

  • http://www.facebook.com/mellony.moore Mellony Moore

    My baby brother ROMANTHONY aka Anthony Moore passed away 7 May 2013 at his home in Austin TX. Our family is shocked with grief. A memorial service is being planned for a future date.

    • http://www.facebook.com/djantoniosebastian Antonio Sebastian

      So so sorry for your loss. He was an amazing talent and an inspiration to so many of us in this world. He will always be remembered.

    • http://www.rockthedub.com/ khal

      Thank you for updating us.

  • Ion

    RIP Romanthony!!!