Collaborators, labels, and friends of the the avant garde icon and founding member of cult experimental bands Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV posted remembrances and condolences on social media. Find reactions from Matmos’ Drew Daniel, Machinedrum’s Travis Stewart, Cold Cave’s Wesley Eisold, Scanner’s Robin Rimbaud, Dais Records co-founder (and P-Orridge’s manager) Ryan Martin, and more.
P-Orridge’s daughters Caresse and Genesse gave the following statement to Pitchfork:
Dear friends, family and loving supporters,
It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge.
S/he had been battling leukemia for two and a half years and dropped he/r body early this morning, Saturday March 14th, 2020.
S/he will be laid to rest with h/er other half, Jaqueline “Lady Jaye” Breyer who left us in 2007, where they will be re-united. Thank you for your love and support and for respecting our privacy as we are grieving.
Caresse & Genesse P-Orridge
Read the transcript from Pitchfork’s In Sight Out interview with Genesis P-Orridge.
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