Diy Pop, known as the drummer of the New York post-punk band Bush Tetras, has died at the age of 65.
His death was confirmed by teammates Cynthia Slay and Pat Plaise, who shared their statements. Pumpkin) To determine that the pope died in his sleep on Saturday night (October 9).
“Diy Pop was a skilled New Yorker who grew up in Forest Hills Queens and has lived in New York ever since,” they say of Pop. “He was not only the Bush Tetras drummer, but also our archivist, he had the original of every edition and T-shirt of the Bush Tetras and kept the band masters.
“In addition to Shower Pop Bush Tetras, Richard Lloyd, Michael Caroly (Can), Armed Club, Jane County and Shams, William Parker, Eddie Gale, Roy Campbell, Freedomland, Hanuman Sextet, Radio I-Ching, and 1000 Yard Stare.”
Slay and Place concluded: “He will be sorely missed by his teammates and the many people who have touched him throughout his life. Calm down, Dee. ”
It is sad to say that Diy Pop died in his sleep at night. Pat and I were very upset by this news. We think…
Born in 1956 in Dimitri Papadopoulos, Pop was greatly influenced by a number of well-known drummers, but it was Tommy Ramone from Ramones who inspired him to become a stickman, despite his lack of formal training.
Pop joined Bush Tetras in 1979, appearing in the bands “Too Many Reptiles” (1980) and “Rituals” (1981), and studio albums “Lies of Beauty” (1997) and “Very Very Happy” (2007). played in a trio. and “Happy” (2012).
The band, which includes main band members Cynthia Slay (vocals), Pat Place (guitar), Laura Kennedy (bass) and Dee Pop (drums), has become an integral part of the post-punk scene in New York and has been repeated in urban culture. Likes Sonic Youth, Contortions, Television, Lydia Lunch and more. Original Bush Tetras bassist Laura Kennedy died in 2011.
In an interview in 2007 Modern drummer, Pop Bush said of Tetras: “Everything we do is organic, meaning we don’t have a pre-mediated plan for the sound. While it’s not perfect, our music isn’t carefully considered. On the contrary, it flows naturally from us, it includes what we know and feel naturally. With The Bush Tetras, I have the right to try everything. There are no rules. “
Diy Pop is survived by his son Charlie and daughter Nicole.