Genesis P-Orridge

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Genesis P-Orridge AKA Neil Andrew Megson AKA Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

England 1950 - present


Comments: gender bending Rock and Roll Magician; Thelemite; fronted the pioneering industrial band, Throbbing Gristle, from 1975 through to 1981; Gnostic Christianity;


Teachers: David Bowie; Oscar Wilde; Brion Gysin; William S. Burroughs ; Aleister Crowley; Allen Ginsberg; Frank Zappa; Lou Reed; John Cage ; David Medalla; Gerald Fitzgerald; Anthony Burgess; Ken Kesey; Tom Wolfe; rock band Hawkwind; Michael Moorcock;

Students: Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, 2nd wife (RIP); Paula P-Orridge aka Alaura O'Dell, 1st wife; Peter Winstanley; Jane Ray ; John Shappero; Christine Carol Newby AKA Cosey Fanni Tutti; Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson; Chris CarterHaydn Robb; Tim Poston; Robin Klassnik; Opal L. Nations; David Dawson; Roger Ely; Nick Zinner (of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs); Douglas Rushkoff; David Tibet aka David Michael Bunting of Current 93 band; Eden; Kali; Laura Jane Grace aka Thomas James Gabel, 1980 -;

Friends:Ian "Spydee" Evetts; Barry "Little Baz" Hermon ; Paul Wolfson; Tom Fawthrop; John Peel;David Mayor; Quentin Crisp;

Enemies: Rick Rubin, producer;

Organizations: 1st band Worm; founder of the COUM Transmissions artistic collective; fronted Brion Gysin's industrial band, Throbbing Gristle,1975 - 1981 ; acid house band, Psychic TV, 1981 - 1999; founding member of Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth, a Thelemic non - OTO Chaos magick group; the Knights of the Pentecostal Flame, 1968; Transmedia Explorations commune, 1969; Ho-Ho Funhouse commune;

Author / Music : underground magazine Conscience, 1966; Happenings - Thee Fabulous Mutations, Space Between the Violins, Dead Violins and Degradation and Clockwork Hot Spoiled Acid Test; An introduction to the Thee Temple ov Psychic Youth (the Greybook) TOPY Manifesto (the Greyer book); Thee Sigils Book (The Black Book) ; TOPY FAQ; TOPY transmission #1; TOPY transmission #2; Interview with TOPY; article in Richard Metzger, Editor, Preface by Grant Morrison, Contributions by Nevill Drury, Genesis P Orridge, Brian Butler, Donald Tyson, Robert Anton Wilson et al. Book of Lies- The Disinformation Guide to Magick and the Occult, 2014;



Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genesis_P-Orridge ; http://www.genesisbreyerporridge.com/genesisbreyerporridge.com/Genesis_BREYER_P-ORRIDGE_Home.html ; read several texts here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/index.htm, starting here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/topy/topybook.txt