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The Spaceape has died from cancer

The Spaceape, aka Stephen Samuel Gordon, has died from a rare form of cancer. His record Sine Of The Dub was the first ever release on Hyperdub in 2004, and Gordon worked closely with label head Kode9 on a number of releases including Memories Of The Future and Black Sun, and the EP Devil Is A Liar, released last month. Gordon also self released a record in 2006 and collaborated with The Bug, Martyn, and Jerry Dammers, among others.

A full statement from Hyperdub is online here.