In October of 2018, one of the labels creators, a true friend and supporter of the community left us. He will always be in our hearts and in the spirit of the labels music.

http://www.downtownmusicgallery.com/newsletter_detail.php?newsID=1101

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/deer-park-ny/michael-panico-8014745

https://www.npr.org/2018/10/05/654721536/behind-a-death-in-queens-a-major-loss-for-the-avant-garde-jazz-community