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RIP Hajji

RIP Hajji (of Mors Syphilitica)

Rest In Peace Hajji Majer Hajji was an excellent musician and east village person for many years. He worked at Yaffa late into the mornings after the clubs let out. He was always a friendly face to see there and his presence helped popularize the restaurant with a generation of cool kids. As a drummer, he…

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R.I.P. Jennifer “Miro” Anderson

R.I.P. Jennifer “Miro” Anderson Musician, model and writer, Jennifer Anderson died last month at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. She passed due to cancer. Originally from San Francisco, Jennifer moved to New York and became a long time resident of the Upper West Side where she regularly walked in the park and took photographs. Jennifer Anderson…

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R.I.P. Steve Mach

R.I.P. Steve Mach 1959-2011  Steve was the coolest of the CBGBs punk rock employees. He was the Head Lighting Director there for over ten years. Steve brought together many live shows under the name Action Cat Productions. He was an animal lover and a friend to all cats. He also was one of the regulars at CBGB’s Alchemy…

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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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DJ Fitzpatrick Bio

Picture below: DJ Fitzpatrick spinning at the Limelight for Absolution (also in frame; DJ Jason) DJ Fitzpatrick and DJ Templar started spinning and co-promoting at the Saphire Lounge for two short run monthly weekday events.  These 2 events were their first parties as promoters and they were called Halo and Hell (both in 2000).   Both…

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DJ Sergio Bio

Below picture: DJ Sergio spinning at Absolution @ the Limelight DJ Sergio started DJing at Exedor Saturdays @ The Bank.  Exedor Saturdays was the longest running gothic party at The Bank and was the most popular gothic party in NYC during the time it existed there.  DJ Sergio was employed as staff at The Bank before he…

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DJ Peter (aka DJ Holikarus) Bio

  DJ Peter (also called DJ Holikarus) started spinning with DJ Jarek in NYC at the Raven Cafe for The Other Side.   The Raven Cafe was the favored Gothic Bar on Ave. A. in Manhattan’s East Village for the whole time that it existed (it closed due to explosive gas leak/fire in early 2006).   The Other…

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