February 7, 2006

Nate Robinson, a music scene fixture, dies after accident

LEO learned yesterday about the tragic death of Nate Robinson, a prominent figure in the Louisville music scene, after a Monday evening traffic accident. Few details were available at press time.Robinson, 24, was a sound engineer who collaborated with a long list of prominent Louisville bands.Nate Robinson: Photo Courtesy of Todd Smith“It’s not often that you get to have a guy like Nate in your life,” said Todd Smith, president of Label X. “(He was) talented, intelligent, kind and generous, genuine. Not only was Nate a great friend, he was a tremendous asset to the Louisville music scene, and his space will never be filled.”A benefit show is being organized to help Robinson’s family defray expenses. Details were still being finalized at press time; check www.leoweekly.com for further information.