Abe Vigoda (band)

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Abe Vigoda
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Abe Vigoda performing at the Bard College SMOG Club. [1]
Background information
Origin Chino, California
Genres Earlier: tropical punk rock, tropicalismo
Later: Dark Wave, Post-punk, Shoegaze
Years active 2004-Present
Labels Olfactory Records[1]
Silencio Records
Post Present Medium
Not Not Fun
Bella Union
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Associated acts Emergency Ensemble
Colorwheel
Members Juan Velazquez
Michael Vidal
David Reichardt
Dane Chadwick
Past members Gerardo "Reggie" Guerrero
Zach Downing

Abe Vigoda is a punk rock band based in Los Angeles, California, originally from Chino, California; a city in the Inland Empire. They frequently perform at The Smell.[2]

The name is a reference to longtime actor Abe Vigoda.

Skeleton, Abe Vigoda's third full-length album, was released in the US on July 8, 2008.[3] In 2009 the EP Reviver followed. They finished recording their fourth full-length album titled 'Crush' on February 24, 2010. Crush was released on 20 September 2010 and was ranked 40th on Pitchfork Media's list 'The Top 50 Albums of 2010'.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • Reviver (2009)

7" vinyl[edit]

  • Abe Vigoda / Child Pornography (2006)
  • Abe Vigoda / Mikaela's Fiend (2007)
  • Animal Ghosts (2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ OlFactory artist page for Abe Vigoda
  2. ^ DiScover: Abe Vigoda - DrownedinSound
  3. ^ Rejoice: Abe Vigoda announce new album details - DrownedinSound

External links[edit]