Seattle’s music scene has been rocked by the news of the disappearance of one of its own. Mark Martinez, better known by his stage name Subset, a renowned DJ and electronic music producer, has been reported missing. This sudden turn of events has left many in shock and concern.
Who is Mark Martinez?
Mark Martinez, or Subset as he is popularly known, is a 35-year-old Seattle-based DJ and electronic music producer. He has made a significant impact on the electronic music scene, performing at major events like Burning Man, Camp Bisco, and Dirtybird CampINN. Martinez is not just a performer but also an event organizer and a prolific streamer, known for his incredible feat of DJing for 69 continuous hours live on Twitch during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mark Martinez Career
Martinez’s career spans various roles in the music industry. Aside from his work as a DJ, he served as Media Manager for Excision’s popular Lost Lands Festival. Beyond his performances, he is also recognized for creating bespoke experiences through his entity, The Instigators. In 2016, he launched Noise Complaint, a party series that curates electronic music shows. This ultimately led to hosting a landmark event at the iconic Space Needle observation tower featuring artists like Diplo and Dom Dolla.
What Happened To Mark Martinez?
Subset was scheduled to perform at Seattle’s Q Nightclub on November 22nd. However, he did not show up for the performance, raising concerns among his colleagues and fans. His last known location was Tacoma, Washington, before he mysteriously disappeared. The news of his disappearance was shared via a missing person poster in a Facebook group dedicated to providing updates on the situation.
Is Mark Martinez Found Or Not?
As of now, Mark Martinez remains missing. Despite numerous reports claiming his whereabouts, his sister Diane has urged the public to be cautious and avoid spreading false information. The Seattle Police Department is currently investigating his disappearance.
Emily VerwayEveryone please be on the lookout and share Mark Martinez AKA Subset -a beloved friend and amazingly talented DJ is missing. Last heard from on 11/22 in the Seattle area. All socials are deactivated and his phone is off. More details below. Contact Seattle PD if you have any more information!
In these trying times, it is crucial to respect the privacy of Mark’s family while continuing to aid in the search efforts. We hope for his safe return and extend our support to his loved ones during this difficult time.