Last Updated on November 29, 2023, 9:20 am
Southern California community mourns the loss of a famous figure in the music world, Mike Martt.
Mike Martt, a well-known figure in the music world and guitarist in Tex and Horseheads, died after a brief illness. He was a beloved resident of Southern California who won many hearts with his musical prowess, humility, and kindness.
Who was Mike Martt?
Mike Martt was a well-known figure in the Southern California music scene. He finished his solo album ‘tomorrow Shines Bright,’ under the SuperScope label in 2003. He had been a guitarist and songwriter for widely appreciated post-punk bands like Tex and Horseheads (1984-1989), Thelonious Monster (1989-1992), and singer/songwriter for the Low and Sweet Orchestra (1994-1999).
He pursued a career as a solo artist. He released his solo album in 2003 ‘Tomorrow Shines Bright,’ comprising eleven tracks, including ‘Fading out of Sight’ a song with the sound of country-based pop, and “That’s all Mine,’ showcasing Martt’s diverse styles.
Matt co-produced the album with Stuart Sullivan, who collaborated with notable artists like Willie Nelson, Sublime, and The Meat Puppets. It was recorded at Willie Nelson’s Perdernales Studio in Spicewood.
What happened to Mike Martt?
Mike Martt had been suffering from health issues and unfortunately passed away. The exact nature of the health issues is unknown, but it nevertheless depicts the perseverance and strength with which he faced the challenges until his last breath. His tragic demise has left his family and friends aggrieved and the community reeling with sorrow and despair. His legacy will live on in the music he created and the memories of those he loved. His death has robbed the world of an immensely talented artist and a down-to-earth, kind, and generous human being.
The community Mourns Mike Martt
The music community mourns the loss of its cherished member, Mike Martt. Following the announcement of the tragic news of his departure, the social was immersed with condolences from friends and colleagues. They shared their fondest memories of him to honor his memory and showered the family with prayers. He had touched many lives through his musical journey and earned respect with warmth and positivity.
His contribution to 80s rock music has left an undeniable mark in the music world, and his enigmatic personality profoundly impacted anyone who had the privilege of meeting him. Those fortunate enough to know him will profoundly feel his absence. We offer our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family, friends, and fans. May he rest in peace.
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