Archive | March, 2011

Don Hill R.I.P.

Don Hill (Donald Mulvihill) has passed away.  He was 66 years old. Don Hill presided over both incarnations of eponymous rock club Don Hill’s which he started in 1993.   It hosted many New York city events, but was best known for the Squeezebox party.   Previous to owning his own club, Don Hill worked at The Cat Club and…

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Absolution Photography by Aaron Charles Sylvan

Photographer Aaron Charles Sylvan took these pictures of church reliefs for Absolution.  They were taken in Chelsea, Manhattan.  Some of these photographs will be used for flyer graphics and possibly also for the Absolution website. Aaron Charles Sylvan does portrait and natural landscape photography as well.   Here is a link to his portrait portfolio.

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Absolution presents Incantation on Saturday, April 9th

  Incantation – Gothic Dance Night Saturday, April 9th Those who brought you Absolution, Shadowlands and Sundown present: Incantation A gothic dance party with DJs; Ash (New Wave, Synthpop) of Re:Mission, Communion and The Bank Jason (Goth, Death Rock, Trad. Goth & Darkwave) of Alchemy, Albion, Sundown and Long Black Veil Xtine (Goth, Industrial, New…

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David Brommer Photography

David George Brommer is a New York City based photographer specialized in alternative culture. In the mid-90’s David was the creative mind behind Suspect Photography, a studio-gallery acclaimed for exhibiting maverick and emerging photographers. David’s fascination with dark subject matter and the use of religious and mythological elements in his compositions resulted in an aesthetically…

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Radio Ghoul School

Radio Ghoul School is brought to you by a former New Yorker and Absolution DJ, Mark Splatter.  Radio Ghoul School streams deathrock, batcave, gothic rock, post punk, minimal wave, dark alternative/indie and new wave music 24-7.   It is one of the longest running gothic radio stations online.  Mark Splatter‘s Radio Ghoul School has been broadcasting since 2004.

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Dark Transmissions

Dark Transmissions is the premier dark alternative resource on the web for the DC/VA/MD scene. The Dark Transmissions website has information on Goth, Death Rock, Post Punk, Ethereal & Darkwave events for the area, plus much more.  

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R.I.P. Korg Founder Tsutomu Katoh

Tsutomu Katoh died last night.  Tsutomu Katoh was a pioneer of electronic music making and marketing.  He was the founder and chairman of Korg. Seiki Kato, the president of Korg, released this statement; Dear Sirs and Madams, I would like to inform you that our founder and chairman Mr. Tsutomu Katoh passed away early this morning…

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Absolution presents Atlantis w/ Guest DJ Cage 23 on April 8th

  Absolution presents Atlantis on Friday, April. 8th! DJ Xtine DJ Jason also, special guest DJ Cage 23 spinning the best goth, new wave, punk, 80′s, electro, industrial and death rock! Absolution is held at UC 87 Danceclub in Manhattan’s popular lower east side. The club is close to subways, restaurants and there is a huge free parking lot across the street. Trains: J,M, F…

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Gotham XII

Recommended Night in London: May, Sun 29th Gotham XII Specimen Ulterior XII (former Fields of the Nephilim and Killing Miranda) Joe Black Midnight Configuration Lilygun Suicide Party Alice Moving Under Skies plus DJ Martin Oldgoth DJ Cavey Nik Doors 4pm – 11pm £14 Adv www.flagpromotions.com www.eeetickets.co.uk Ticketweb.co.uk 08444 771000 Stargreen.com 020 7734 8932 Resurrection Records, Camden. O2…

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Recommended Show: Obszön Geschöpf

DefCon-NYC Industrial Saturdays w/ Nobody? Productions Present: Obszön Geschöpf (France) Live in New York City!!! Saturday March 12th http://www.myspace.com/obszongeschopf http://vampirefreaks.com/OBSZON-GESCHOPF-BAND w/guest Panzer Division (Philly) Live! http://www.myspace.com/panzerdivision downstairs @ The Pyramid Club http://www.thepyramidclub.com/ French Industrial band Obszön Geschöpf with their 1st ever US tour-The Decayed USA Tour! They bring their unique heavy + harsh dark electro…

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DJ Ængel Bio

DJ Ængel spins a mixture of Goth and Industrial.  DJ Ængel started spinning as a one time guest at Albion/Batcave in 2000. (DJ Ængel also designed the Albion website, one of the first major goth club websites in the world.)  He used the experience guest DJing at Albion/Batcave to get a slot spinning at DJ Jason‘s Absolution (also, in 2000)…

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DJ Paw Lee Bio

DJ Paw Lee is from the NYC goth scene.  He spins a mix of New Wave, Goth, Industrial, 80’s, Synth-pop, Electronic & Indie. DJ Paw Lee spun at Alex Malfunction‘s Paradise Lost party.  It was the first of many events that DJ Paw Lee spun at NYC’s famous Pyramid club.  DJ Paw Lee spun with the industrial DJ, DJ…

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