33. Ariel Pink/Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
Years active: 1996 - present
Influenced: Christopher Owens, Kurt Vile, Outsider rock, Weird rock
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Jam: "Schnitzel Boogie," An ode to post-modern life under the guise of a German food obsession.
Weirdo rocker Ariel Pink seems to thrive on the edge of sanity, carefully detailing his psychotic tendencies into insanely creative art rock. Psychedelic in sound and lyric, Pink is endlessly prolific and has produced hundreds of songs under various permutations of Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti and solo work. One eye on the pop and rock sensibilities of the 70s/80s and one eye on the zany, unorthodox and unthought-of, Pink is only just beginning to show his hand.