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Groupthink and Other Painful Reflections on ​Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth

TOPY and Genesis P-Orridge's knowing adoption of cult iconography and organizing principles quickly slid from satiric emulation to full embrace -- and we all went along with it.

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Strange Vistas from the Occultism of Coil and Psychic TV

Psychic TV and Coil were vanguard bands that blended ritual magick and creative method. But even their esoteric beliefs bore scant resemblance. This is a split that runs deep.

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Acid Testing the Revival of Psychic TV and Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth

What if Genesis Breyer P-Orridge's fascination with the acid house genre came not from magickal profiteering, but rather, as a turn of brinksmanship to counter an existential threat?

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