A. G. Cook has penned a tribute to his late buddy and collaborator SOPHIE, the influential producer who died earlier this 12 months at age 34. “I’m nonetheless processing Sophie’s life… her nature, her work, her magnificence,” Prepare dinner wrote. “She was laser-focused and exceptionally clever, but additionally delicate and perceptive. It didn’t matter whether or not we had been speaking about individuals or relationships or supplies or music—she approached each subject with the love, care and depth of somebody who has actually lived.” You’ll be able to learn Prepare dinner’s full tribute here.
Prepare dinner’s publish chronicles his friendship and artistic relationship with SOPHIE, which dates again to 2012. He discusses listening to her music for the very first time, the friendships they maintained with different musicians—together with Charli XCX (who wrote her own tribute to the late artist) and different members of PC Music, and their adventures throughout London, Los Angeles, and the globe. Above all, Prepare dinner discusses SOPHIE’s expertise as an artist and magnetism as an individual. “Sophie had her manner with individuals,” he writes. “She could possibly be important, demanding, laid-back and mischievous all on the similar time, an method that turned everybody into a possible collaborator.” He continues: