Remembering New England Rave Legend Janessa-Michelle Isaacs (a.k.a. DJ Trixie)

Janessa-Michelle Isaacs DJ Trixie death

Janessa-Michelle Isaacs (a.k.a. DJ Trixie), a mainstay on the New England underground rave scene who spun breaks to drum ‘n’ bass, was found dead yesterday in Attleboro, MA. According to reports, Isaacs, 44, was reported missing by her boyfriend on Monday. She, was found not far from her apartment by authorities.

Earlier this month Isaacs, 44, posted a somber message on her Facebook page, writing, “It hurts like hell to be betrayed. It is even worse to spitefully abuse your partner to justify your dismissal….”

Police say Isaacs’ death does not appear suspicious and foul play is not suspected this time. An investigation is ongoing and the Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of her death.

This is a developing story. We’ll post news as soon as we have it.

Image by Danni Damage via Facebook

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  1. Trixie is, and will always be, magic in human form. New England is heavy hearted, but remembering all the greatness she bestowed upon us. We are blessed, to have been able to witness, the grandeur that is Janessa

  2. Please support us in raising funds for Autism Speaks in Janessa’s memory. This organization was chosen in collaboration with members of her family to honor her life and spirit.

    This was organized as “Walk,” so that funds raised would go specifically to the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks, with every penny of your tax-deductible donations going directly to the organization. No walking is required. A modest goal was decided upon; I ask for your help in making it.

    Copy and paste the link below. Share the Love. Thank you.

  3. Also, family and friends are invited to a celebration of her life on March 14, 2020 from 7:30 – 8:45pm at Platforms Dance Club (165 Poe Street, Providence, RI). There will be an opportunity to speak, share a memory, poem, or life experience you have of Janessa.

    A fundraising dance event “PLUR or Else: In Remembrance of DJ Trixie” will be held at that location from 9pm – 2am. Cost will be $20, with 18 DJs in 3 three rooms of music, as well as Art Gallery of Janessa’s art, a Silent Art Auction, DJ Trixie Remembrance Bags, and more.

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