As the driving force behind New York's infamous underground gem: the Sullivan Room, SR SERGE’s, (Sergei Sklyarenko) passion for cutting edge electronic music is unparalleled. He is the man who runs the show day in and day out for over 10 years… The result of his efforts have earned the Sullivan Room an internationally respected reputation. Weekly, DJs from across the globe perform in one of New York City’s most intimate venues, with a customized Core Audio sound system.
Serge's passion for music goes beyond hosting party events. Combined with his artistic wits, he brings the same knowledge and experience to the decks as a DJ. His sets are unique and splash a wide range of sounds and styles. He has moved crowds with his sound on dance floors all over the world. No matter where he plays, SR SERGE leaves the crowd wanting more.
A Ukraine native, SR SERGE has called New York his home for most of his life. It was in the city where he first became captivated by the music of Depeche Mode, New Order and Duran Duran, a fascination that led him to discover the thriving New York club scene. First as an avid clubber, then an event promoter, SR SERGE was inspired by the late-night sets of New York legends like Danny Tenaglia and Junior Vazquez, and soon he had his first set of turntables.
While his sound has evolved over the years, at the core of his sets is a dark energy that evokes the legacy of the New York underground. Incorporating everything from tribal to progressive and tech-house, he seamlessly navigates across diverse genres. His sound has penetrated numerous venues and festivals around the world, dropping sets in clubbing destinations like Mexico, Canada, Brazil, France, Russia, Spain and Ukraine, sharing the booth with legends; Crystal Method, Darren Emerson, Satoshi Tomiie, Hector Romero, Shlomi Aber, Christian Smith, Carlo Lio, Lele Sacchi, Jody Wisternoff, Lexicon Avenue, Peace Division,Behrouz, John Creamer & Stephane K, and many other talented artists…
For nearly a decade, the Sullivan Room has been one of New York’s premiere destinations for electronic music. The club has hosted countless legendary DJs, attracting the biggest artists from the international electronic community, representing every style and sound. Sullivan Room has been honored with numerous awards under the careful direction of SR SERGE. Sullivan Room has earned a coveted ranking on DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs poll for three years. He has also hosted his own weekly events, featuring rising DJ talent from across the globe.
From running one of the world’s top nightlife venues, to performing to packed venues at peak time, few artists are as multifaceted and dedicated to nightlife culture as SR SERGE.