Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (b.1950) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, poet, performance artist and visual artist. P-Orridge first achieved notice as founder of the COUM Transmissions artistic collective, which operated in Britain from 1969 to 1975. P-Orridge fronted the pioneering industrial band Throbbing Gristle from 1975 to 1981 and the experimental band Psychic TV from 1981 to present. In 1996, P-Orridge and partner Jackie “Lady Jaye” Breyer P-Orridge embarked on the Pandrogyne Project. P-Orridge is currently performing within h/er spoken word project, Thee Majesty, and the most current incarnation of Psychic TV labeled PTV3. Collaborators include Aaron Dilloway, Merzbow, Tony Conrad, William S. Burroughs, Timothy Leary, Monte Cazazza, Hafler Trio, White Stains, Z’ev and countless others.