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Throbbing Gristle’s Peter Christopherson

29 Nov

An excellent obituary of the insanely creative Peter Christopherson:

“Peter Christopherson, who has died in his sleep aged 55, had two parallel careers. As a commercial artist, designer and photographer, he produced a plethora of album sleeves and videos for artists including Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel and Rage Against the Machine, as well as hundreds of television commercials. But he was also one of the most original and influential musicians of the post-punk era, initially as part of the band Throbbing Gristle, whose taboo-probing, blackly comic, defiantly non-commercial approach mirrored the other side of Christopherson’s work…”

Read the rest by Alexis Petridis / The Guardian HERE.