‘A genuine (rather than fictive) but obscure Central Victorian alt. rock band of the 1990s called Goya’s Child are alluded to in The City of Quartz. Click below to hear some of their songs

‘Wasteland’ was an early 1990s Goya’s Child staple.

(NOTE: the version of the song ‘Goya’s Child’ below (via Reverbnation) is a GC2 version).