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A Look Inside The Insular World Of Lord Huron

2279 days ago
StereogumBen Schneider, as is his tendency, is trying to remember the night we met. The Lord Huron mastermind believes it took place after a show where his fledgling band opened for Avi Buffalo. I always assumed it was Abe Vigoda. Either way, this is definite... more info

Roses – “Accessory”

2885 days ago
StereogumJuan Velasquez formed the trio Roses after Abe Vigoda broke up in 2014. After introducing themselves with one hell of an earworm guitar riff on “Florence Girls,” they kept their stride into the Dreamlover EP. Since then they’ve come with a few ... more info

Muhammad Ali: Death of 'The Greatest' adds another to 2016's list of celebrity good-byes

2958 days ago
Mercury News, CaliforniaThe death Friday of Muhammad Ali, at age 74, inscribed yet another boldface name on a list of luminaries -- Prince, David Bowie, Natalie Cole, Glenn Frey and even Abe Vigoda -- whom we said good-bye to in 2016. more info

Abe Vigoda's Daughter -- The Oscars Cheated My Father

3056 days ago
TMZAbe Vigoda's family is demanding an apology from the Oscars, saying leaving him out of the "In Memoriam" segment was a final injustice to her father's memory. Carol Vigoda tells TMZ ... ""Last night the Oscars dismayed many and cheated Abe Vigoda… ... more info

Roses – “Quiet Time” (Stereogum Premiere)

3348 days ago
StereogumIt’s tough to see a good band break up, and the uncertainty surrounding the next steps for its members and fans can lead to many different outcomes. In the case of Abe Vigoda’s dissolution, there is an upside. Michael Vidal is revisiting his soli... more info

Michael Vidal – “Dreams (Come Back To Me)” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

3354 days ago
StereogumMichael Vidal was formerly a guitarist for L.A. cult favorites Abe Vigoda. Now that he’s off on his own, Vidal is re-releasing of his 2013 cassette-only album Dream Center as a full-fledged album through Couple Skate. “Dreams (Come Back To Me)”... more info

Michael Vidal – “Dreams (Come Back To Me)”

3362 days ago
StereogumIn 2013, ex-Abe Vigoda guitarist Michael Vidal released Dream Center as a cassette-only release through L.A. label Big Joy. Now Captured Tracks subsidiary Couple Skate is giving the album a wider release. This is neither the punk tropicalia nor the i... more info

Roses are here, playing three NYC shows this weekend, share third song from new EP (streams)

3633 days ago
Brooklyn VeganAs mentioned, Roses -- the new band from onetime Abe Vigoda guitarist Juan Velazquez -- are visiting this weekend from LA to play three NYC shows. The band's debut EP will be out on Tuesday (8/5) on Group Tightner... more info

Roses (ex-Abe Vigoda) releasing debut, touring, including 3 NYC shows; Future Punx releasing split w/ Parquet Courts

3648 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Bill Pearis While veteran actor Abe Vigoda is still with us, the LA group named after him is no more, quietly dissolving a while back. Guitarist Juan Velazquez has formed Roses, a trio who will release their debut EP... more info

Roses – “It’s Over”

3656 days ago
StereogumRoses, an LA trio and the new project of former Abe Vigoda member Juan Velasquez, are releasing their debut EP next month. We’ve already heard opener “Florence Girls,” and the excellent new song “It’s Over” goes all-in on the new-wave, wi... more info

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