Famous New York performance artist Laurie Anderson
dedicated a song to Pynchon on her Mister
Believe it or not, she named a final album Gravity's
English hard rockers from Liverpool, they took
their name from a character in V.
Reggae influenced artist putting Pynchon's lyrics
An avant garde German group used Gravity's
Rainbow to tell a different tale.
The man who was the infamous stand-in
for Thomas Ruggles Pynchon.
They recorded Maxwell's Demon Box on
their album, Days Between Stations.
An early 90's band influenced by Pynchon, they
named a song Roger Mexico.
An long-time friend of Pynchon, this folkie named
an instrumental work after a Pynchon novel.
Surely not Slothrop's band, this was a short lived
group which did, in fact, have a harmonica player.
An instrumental pair with a piece called The Kirghiz
Independent, highly experimental rockers and Pynchon
fans from the American South.
This jazzy, psychedelic group mined V.
for lyrics to The Eyes of a New York Woman.
AKA Pat Fish, who named a track Looking for
Lot 49 on his Fishcoteque album .
Pynchon himself wrote the liner notes for Spiked!
This now retired hardcore outfit hailed from the
hometown of Spermatikos Logos' own Laurence
Indie NYC rockers named after Pynchon's second
A New York group whose liner notes were penned
by the Man himself.
A visit to San Narciso.
Was the famous tune Smells Like Teen
Spirit acutally inspired by a song from Gravity's
A "Rock Opera" filled with references
to Gravity's Rainbow.
Ride The Rocket with the former frontman
of The Cars.
David Thomas' legendary, seminal band shows some
These literate Indies hail from Flordia, and have
a song about Wanda Tinasky which is highly recommended!
This group from Champaign, Illinois, covers a
lot of Pynchon ground!
English art-rockers who incorporate many Pynchon
motifs into their work.
An offshoot of Zoviet France, Robin Storey's
group named Rapoon released an album
called The Kirghiz Light.
& Dietrich, Moore.
More liner notes written by Pynchon !!
Seminal "proggies," they recorded a
full-scale work called Esther's Nose Job
A California metal group with a name taken from
Pynchon scholar, Web master, and MIDI Musician.
Making music indebted to The Crying of Lot
Related to New York's Lot 49, ths Florida
group also takes their name from Pynchon's work.
He recently released an album containing work
inspired by Pynchon.