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Jon Mix Death – Obituary : Jon Mix Dead

 Jon Mix Death – Obituary, Dead, Funeral : We have learned about the death of Jon Mix through a social media statement posted on January 10, 2021. The cause of death hasn’t been learned. Friends of deceased are paying tribute to the passing of Mix.

This death is causing a lot of people related to Mix so much pains. It is with intense sense of loss that the affected individual mourn the passing of their beloved one.

Words have not been enough to express what the beloved ones of Mix are going through at this time. Our deepest condolences go to family of Mix for this inexplicable loss. May their hearts and souls find peace and comfort.

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Tributes To Jon Mix

Mix’s death was made known to public through social media. Tributes and condolences are being shared across different social media timelines as friends and other concerned individual mourn the deceased.


“I didn’t really plan this, it just sort of happened.

I’ve been putting off making this mix public for a few days now, because I really haven’t known what to even say about such a tragic event such as Jon Horvath’s passing – Just saying it still doesn’t even compute properly. I’ve been so disillusioned and devastated by the fact. Death affects me VERY deeply, & ever since my Mum passed, I have always felt a very strong spiritual connection with it, & I don’t know why – Because I don’t particularly want to. Weird things tend to happen when death happens, but I don’t think too much of it anymore as I’ve come to know & understand this.

So I’ll tell a story & try to express myself through that.

There’s been a few mixes floating around since Jon left us last week, as well as hearing of people playing Fort Knox Five originals over the last week in live sets. But what about their bootlegs? They wrote some of THE best funk bootlegs I’ve ever heard. I remember when I very first met Jon & Steve in Sydney in 2005 – The night that shaped my taste in music forever, the boys gave me “DC’s Finest Vol.1” (Fort Knox bootlegs) & an early promo CD of the yet to be released “The New Gold Standard Vol.1” on Fort Knox Recordings. I was SO stoked about these CD’s, I had an inkling about how good these may have been when they gave them to me, but no, I really didn’t.. That DC’s finest CD didn’t leave my car CD player for about a year.. I, nor my ears just never tired of it. Obviously the album was also on par with this too.

Wow, Fort Knox Five. Maaaaaan, I was hooked.

Being a strict vinyl user for 15 years since I began djing in 2000, about a year or two later I was unbelievably freaking stoked to see that when I put the needle on the record one week at my local record store located in inner Sydney in Darlinghurst – “The Record Store”, and the drum beats went like this. Three of the bootlegs from the DC’s Finest CD, & another three on the next record! They released these under a no name-ish kinda label, “BOMBS”.

Whoa, and that’s exactly what they were. I think I’ve played these records more than any other in my whole collection.

The next year (I think it was around 2007) they released another two of these records, and these two I have showcased in this tribute mix in particular.

– And I don’t know why, but in my head, the tunes on these two records ALWAYS reminded me of Jon. Jon, headbangin’ that huge Fort Knox Fro of his. I think it was mostly due to him telling me about his vast knowledge of old rock/funk/etc music gained throughout his childhood via his parents when I interviewed Jon & Steve a few weeks prior to first seeing them in 2005 (how I got free tickets to their show, although I already was a huge fan having picked up most of their music released on vinyl at that point in time) whilst I was working for an internet radio station back then.

I had no idea that one day, I would be lucky enough to be able to call these guys friends, let alone have one release on their label, remixing All Good Funk Alliance. That particular release means so much to me, even more so now. Blessed.

Jon, you were a fucking amazing human being. We – The entire community worldwide, are going to miss you unconditionally.

So I say, on behalf of EVERYONE, Love & light to you, our brother.

But on a more personal level, I say to you, thank you.

Because I honestly have no doubt in my mind, that Busta! would not exist if it weren’t for yourself & Fort Knox Five. I have so much to be grateful for with this, as I would not know some of my closest friends on the planet, nor have done some of the incredible things I’ve been lucky enough to do.


Also my whole hearted love, condolences & deepest sympathies to his family, closest friends, the ENTIRE Fort Knox Family, my fellow scene dwellers, all their fans – Basically anyone who knew this beautiful man.

He wasn’t nicknamed “The General” for nothing.”

 Jon Mix Cause Of Death

We are yet to learn the cause of death associated with the passing of Mix. No further details have been learnt on this death. The funeral arrangement, obituary or official statement on this death would be released by the family.


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Christopher Ayodele
Christopher Ayodele is a graduate of Mass Communication at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra, Nigeria. He is also a PHD holder. He is a content creator at Death Record Media. He was the former information research manager at De Affluxes Hardes. He is a renowned eastern journalist. He is author of A Day of Justice and many other books.

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