Along with his brother, he’s survived by his mom; a sister, Tara Papadopoulos; a daughter, Nikki Ziolkowski; a son, Charlie Papadopoulos; and a granddaughter. Two marriages, to Elizabeth Vogdes and the musician generally known as Deerfrance, resulted in divorce.
Within the late Nineties, Mr. Pop started internet hosting a weekly efficiency collection that roamed the East Village showcasing reside avant-garde music. He began it at a tiny coffeehouse referred to as the Web Cafe earlier than shifting on to CBGB, the place he secured the membership’s basement house on Sundays.
“I wished variety,” he stated of the collection. “I wished to problem folks.”
After CBGB closed in 2006, Mr. Pop moved the collection to Jimmy’s No. 43, and The Village Voice referred to as him an “avant guardian.” In recent times he held reveals at Troost, a bar close to his condominium within the Greenpoint part of Brooklyn.
Round 2015, Bush Tetras reunited. The group recorded an EP, “Take the Fall,” in 2018, after which put out a single, “There Is a Hum,” on Third Man Data. A boxed set, “Rhythm and Paranoia: The Better of Bush Tetras,” is to be launched subsequent month on Wharf Cat Data.
Mr. Pop died the evening earlier than a launch get together was held on the Howl! Taking place arts house within the East Village. The gathering become a memorial.
As video clips that includes Mr. Pop’s livid drumming performed on a projector display, Pat Place and Cynthia Sley stood up in entrance of the gang, holding one another as they remembered their bandmate.
“He lived to drum,” Ms. Sley stated. “He beloved the Bush Tetras.”
She choked up.
“Bush Tetras,” she added, “is a pressure that can’t be stopped.”