Stu Allan, a well-known electronic music DJ-producer, died on September 22 at the age of 60. On Thursday evening, his friends and family verified the news and released a message on his social media account, which stated:
“It is with great regret that we write this note to inform you that Stu died away today.” We will be organizing a memorial gathering in Stu’s honor shortly, where we will all be able to celebrate his incredible life. Please write a remark below about your recollections of Stu.”
Justin Robertson, a broadcaster, paid homage to the late DJ, saying that Allan “exposed him to more fantastic music than he can recall.” He went on to say that Allan’s gigs were his first exposure to the sounds of hip-hop and house.
Stu Allan Cause Of Death
Stu Allan died after a courageous fight with cancer. A year ago, he was diagnosed with the condition. He has freely discussed his ailment and even shared a photo of himself from the hospital with the caption:
“Just a quick update for the nosy team. This was me earlier in the week, on my way to recuperation after having ‘therapy’ for a rare GIST. Please be patient with me – some days I’ll be OK, and other days I’ll feel a little crappy, but it’ll be alright. Thank you for your consideration.”
However, his medical history is unclear, and there is no information on whether he had any other diseases in the past.
In a nutshell, here’s all you need to know about Stu Allan.
Allan, who was born in 1962, was well-known for his work on Piccadilly Radio and Key 103 in the 1980s and 1990s. In 1993, DJ Magazine ranked him third as the world’s top DJ, with his performances having a significant effect on the music of the day.
Allan began his DJ career in 1982, and his mixes/remixes were widely heard on Piccadilly Radio in Manchester between 1984 and 1986. In July 1986, he gained his own program on Piccadilly Radio, and although working as a substitute, he was signed permanently. Allan also produced soul programs such as Souled Out and Bus Diss. He was a renowned DJ at Bowlers in Trafford Park, Manchester, and his upbeat old-school music made him a fan favorite in the 1990s. From 1993 through 1999, Allan was a member of the Eurodance Act Clock production crew.
In 1999 and 2000, Allan used mixed and create a highly popular program, Kiss Mix, at the request of Kiss 100 FM. In 2005, he hosted another program called Hardcore Nation on Pure Dance, and in 2012, he moved to Unity Radio 92.8 FM in Manchester. Every Sunday, Allan hosted the Oldskool Nation and then aired on OSN Radio.