Luis Vasquez, the musician behind the project The Soft Moon, has passed away. According to a statement shared on The Soft Moon’s social media accounts, Vasquez’s death was announced with great sadness. The cause of his death and his age have not been disclosed at this time.
Born in Los Angeles, Vasquez spent part of his childhood in Victorville before moving to the Bay Area to pursue his music career. The Soft Moon, known for creating icy and mysterious post-punk music with a gothic edge, released five albums and toured with notable artists like Depeche Mode and Interpol. His most recent album, “Exister,” was released in 2022.
In a tragic development, techno artist John Juan Mendez, also known as Silent Servant, and his partner Simone Ling, are believed to have also died in the same incident according to reports from Resident Advisor.
Luis Vasquez leaves behind a legacy of haunting and atmospheric music that has resonated with fans around the world. His influence will undoubtedly continue to be felt in the music community.
– Luis Vasquez, the California musician who recorded as the Soft Moon, has died, but his age and cause of death have not been reported
– He was born in Los Angeles and grew up partly in Victorville. He started playing in punk bands as a teenager
– The Soft Moon released five albums over the years and he toured with artists like Depeche Mode and Interpol
– Techno artist John Juan Mendez, known as Silent Servant, and his partner Simone Ling “are believed to have died in the same incident.”