A mural of the late Andrew Weatherall has appeared in Edinburgh.
The mural to the legendary UK DJ and producer, who tragically passed away earlier this week, has been painted by artist Shona Hardie, and is in the Meadowbank area of Edinburgh.
See the pictures of the mural below, posted by the Edinburgh Music Lovers Twitter account.
Amazing tribute to Andy Weatherall in Edinburgh. Had to go and see it for myself. Shona Hardie #andyweatherall #weatherall #andrewweatherall #edinburgh #acidhouse #streetart pic.twitter.com/vFqPT1oLYA
— Edinburgh Music Lovers (@weareEML) February 19, 2020
Earlier this week, Andrew Weatherall's family shared a statement, reading: “Lizzie, Bob and Ian would like to thank everybody quite literally everywhere for their lovely messages and tributes to Andrew. We know what a special person he was and are overwhelmed at the number of people who knew this too... and to hear their stories and how he influenced them is a real joy at such a raw and dreadful time. Please do what he would have wanted... creating, listening, dancing, but above all pushing boundaries.”
Touching tributes have come from those in the scene for the uncompromising artist.
We lost one of our best today - RIP Andrew Weatherall.
Statement from management: “We are deeply sorry to announce that Andrew Weatherall, the noted DJ and musician passed away in the early hours of this morning, Monday 17th February 2020, at Whipps Cross Hospital, London... pic.twitter.com/VcXrmRNiCJ
— NTS Radio (@NTSlive) February 17, 2020
Today is the worst of days. Can’t believe it. He was the best of people. A lovely, lovely human being. Hilarious. A fabulous story teller. A man of impeccable taste. An inspiration. A friend. A comrade in arms. It’s so hard to imagine our world without him.
— Optimo (Espacio) (@JDTwitch) February 17, 2020
Not many people have soundtracked my life with as much amazing music as Andrew Weatherall and an absolute gent to go with it. RIP
— R&S Records (@randsrecords) February 17, 2020
Andrew Weatherall 1963 - 2020 pic.twitter.com/dnNEA339n9
— Primal Scream (@ScreamOfficial) February 17, 2020
hard to put into words the influence and impact Andrew Weatherall has had on UK culture...
so sad to hear of his passing
— Gilles Peterson (@gillespeterson) February 17, 2020