Considering Scratch 22 doesn't seem to be actively making music under that alias anymore is this post considered a eulogy? Let's just say it is and think about how many people who make music die each year (not that Scratch 22 is actually dead), but it's funny that governments haven't funneled more funding into artist immortality solutions.
Yet, even if there were some way to keep artists alive for forever, I think it might actually hinder the legacy of their work -- case and point: Vincent van Gogh. Who only rose to fame and fortune posthumously.
Rest assured this remix just sounds good, and nobody needs to die in order for us to enjoy it.