Deep Sea Arcade co-founding member, Nick Weaver, has died aged 37
29.04.2021

Deep Sea Arcade co-founding member, Nick Weaver, has died aged 37

Weaver was reportedly “in the midst of many projects” when he passed.

Co-founding member of Sydney psych pop outfit Deep Sea Arcade, Nick Weaver, has died at the age of 37.

His family confirmed the news to Double J in a statement, revealing that Weaver had been diagnosed with bowel cancer.

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“He was in the midst of many projects including recording a new album with The Tambourine Girls, a disco record with Salmon Brothers, as well as a solo record, which his bandmates have pledged to finish and release soon,” said his family.

“His creativity was only just blossoming, and he will be greatly missed.”

Deep Sea Arcade began as a bedroom project between high school friends Nick Weaver and Nic McKenzie when the pair were in their teens.

The psych pop outfit made their debut in 2012 with Outlands, to critical acclaim, later following with their second and final album, Blacklight, in 2018.

Weaver was also a long-time collaborator for former Deep Sea Arcade touring member, Simon Relf’s project The Tambourine Girls.