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    Goa Gil, psytrance pioneer, dies aged 72

    Goa Gil, the DJ, musician and pioneer of the psytrance movement, has died following a battle with cancer.

    News of his passing was shared this morning, Friday 27th October, via the artist’s website. The post read: “Dear Global Community. Words are inadequate for what we wish to communicate with you. It is with heavy hearts that we share with you news of Shri Mahant Managalanand Puri aka Goa Gil has left his worldly body in the comfort of his home.”

    The message stated that Gil, who had been undergoing treatment for high-grade B Cell lymphoma, died yesterday evening (Thursday 26th October) at 8:30pm PST. He was cared for in his final days by his family, devotees and friends.

    Gil had moved to California in February to…

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