Order 3 or more physical items and get 1¢ postal shipping
Abe Vigoda | Kid City

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Contortions Les Savy Fav Talking Heads

Album Links
MySpace Tradebit MusicIsHere PayPlay Apple iTunes Bitmunk GreatIndieMusic

More Artists From
United States - California - LA

Other Genres You Will Love
Rock: Punk Reggae: Calypso Moods: Mood: Upbeat
There are no items in your wishlist.

Kid City

by Abe Vigoda

Abe Vigoda is all dirty neon and angular pop; the biggest cruise party to the Bahamas with post punk violence.
Genre: Rock: Punk
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 20% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
1. Untitled
1:37 $0.99
2. Kid City
2:18 $0.99
3. Gallop
2:07 $0.99
4. Homonomy
2:18 $0.99
5. Infinity Face
2:34 $0.99
6. Power Place
1:23 $0.99
7. Boxes
1:51 $0.99
8. The Walk
1:14 $0.99
9. Eat Your Crown
1:25 $0.99
10. Tom Tom Sun
1:57 $0.99
11. All Night And
2:54 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Abe Vigoda are bright and shining teenage calypso punk. Shedding their no wave dissonance for tropical melody, has put them in opportune position to blast transcendent pop repetition. These kids are fucked, in the way that they can make a good record and play really good shows above all odds, like living in Chino, CA, a suburb of Los Angeles, where nothing grows. Any given month finds them playing several all-ages shows in all corners of So Cal and for the past year they've been a staple of the all-ages, volunteer run venue, The Smell (Los Angeles, CA). Playing with friends and local favorites Mika Miko, The Mae Shi, Barr, No Age, and opening for bands like, Get Hustle, XBXRX, Shoplifting, Curtains, Chromatics and Old Time Relijun they have been labeled as one of "L.A's best under 21 bands "( LA RECORD).

In the past year they have released a debut 12" LP on both Post Present Medium and Not Not Fun Records as well as a 7" EP on Silencio Records and a split 7" with kindred spirits, Child Pornography on Oms-B. In the same span of time they have embarked on three West Coast tours, each one more and more positive, inspiring them to play to as many people as possible and to make better records.

Their new record "Kid City" (OlFactory Records) is all dirty neon and angular pop. The biggest Cruise party to the Bahamas with post punk violence. Tracks like " All Night and Day" will make you wonder why they are not jamming in the middle of some ADD jungle. Sounding like a younger more abrasive d.i.y. reincarnation of the Talking Heads, with the fiery repetition of Konono No. 1, Kid City is hectic. Like all the scuzz and fake tropicalisms of Los Angeles shoved together - irrigated desert!

Michael Vidal: Guitar/Vocals
Juan Velazquez: Guitar/Vocals
David Reichardt: Bass
Reggie Guerrero: Drums



to write a review


i am a tropical punker now too.
this is a great record. track 6 - power place in paticular is dare i say...genius. sloopy/sloppy/circular and sonicly correct. great energy.

**** - out of ***** stars........