In 1981, P-Orridge reversed course in the gently trippy Psychic TV, whose danceable songs echoed the occult writings of Aleister Crowley and Austin Osman Spare, and included a tribute to Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones called “Godstar.” P-Orridge imagined the band as the center of a global consciousness raising, and recruited fans to join Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth, a cross between a fan club and a cult, whose members donned paramilitary gear and submitted bodily fluids as part of their initiation.
A performance artist and member of the band Throbbing Gristle, Tutti has spent decades breaking down barriers. This is a fascinating, unfussy memoir… Source: Art Sex Music by Cosey Fanni… Read more »
Coming next year from the author of the wonderful England’s Hidden Reverse… … a major new work of fiction coming from Faber Social on February 2nd 2017. This Is Memorial Device,… Read more »
Long out of print, Force the Hand of Chance (which is finally being reissued on expensive vinyl) starts with the beautiful lullaby “Just Drifting,” patterned on a gorgeous melody much… Read more »
“We’ve investigated lots of avenues and that includes occulture of various types,” says Breyer P-Orridge, who uses the word “we” exclusively in reference to a sort of individual and collective… Read more »
The documentary film, Bight of the Twin, will have its world premiere at Rubin Museum of Art in NYC on July 15th, 2016 at 7 pm. The premiere is in conjunction… Read more »
The latest list from Caduceus Books (Leicestershire, UK) contains some really extraordinary items – many at very reasonable prices – from the Coil Collection. As Ben says in his introduction… Read more »