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OriginBrooklyn, New York, USA
Genresalternative rock
chamber rock, gypsy rock
Years active1998–present
MembersDavid Wechsler, Doug Stone, and a rotating cast of other musicians.

Piñataland is a Brooklyn-based musical group created by David Wechsler and Doug Stone. Their songs are often about obscure historical events and people,[1][2] including:

Pinataland have often performed at historical sites such as the Old Stone House (Brooklyn), the Cobble Hill Tunnel, and Green-Wood Cemetery. They have also covered historical tunes, such as President John Quincy Adams' campaign song "Little Know Ye Who's Comin'".


  • Piñataland - EP (1997)
  • Songs from Konijn Kok - EP (1999)
  • Songs for the Forgotten Future Volume 1 (2003)
  • Songs for the Forgotten Future Volume 2 (2008)
  • Hymns for the Dreadful Night (2011)


  1. ^ Interview with Douglas Stone, Swordfish: Justin Vellucci on Music. Originally published in Delusions of Adequacy, September 27, 2004.
  2. ^ Pinataland: Musical History, National Public Radio

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