This section simply is a collection of loose odds and ends that
occasionally pop up on echoes.
On Primus' _Pork Soda_ album, there is a lyric on song #12 (``The Air is
Getting Slippery'') that goes, ``If you studied your Floyd properly, you'd
know that pigs could fly.'' Primus has also covered ``Have a Cigar'' on
their _Miscellaneous Debris_ EP.
In the video for the Beastie Boys' song ``Gratitude,'' they play in a
``Pompeii-style'' arena and have their rotating (Leslie) amps marked ``PINK
FLOYD -- LONDON'', just like in Pompeii.
The ambient group The Orb has used the Battersea Power Station on album
covers, features bassist Guy Pratt, and has some obviously Floyd-inspired
tunes (e.g. ``Plateau'').
The multimedia software company 7th Level features some interesting
connections to Pink Floyd. Scott Page is the Executive Vice President,
while Bob Ezrin is Co-Chairman of the Board and Executive Vice President of
Production. Gilmour is credited for the ``guitar effects'' on the company's
Groove collective Phish (check them out if they're playing in your area)
has paid homage to Pink Floyd at various of their live shows, either by
covering a Floyd song, a Syd Barrett song (often accompanied by a solo on
an Elektrolux vacuum cleaner, a Floydian hint (their Slip Stitch and Pass
live album has a cover designed by Hipgnosis, and contains a few seconds of
Careful performed by Phish) and at one time performing the entire dark Side
Of The Moon album as part of the song Harpua (Utah, nov1998). For far more
details than you'd ever wanted to know, check out http://www.phish.com