The human struggle, the human condition. Human triumph, human stupidity, and bodily functions. Things you see in your dreams, things you see on the streets. Things you may see in the future, and things you wish you'd seen in the past.
This IS the New York sound that has been missing for 25 years! KiNDERGARTEN uses the latest in "state-of-the-art songwriting technology", combining obscure twists and turns with places of comfort and familiarity. All the while, maintaining their nostalgic, gritty funk/punk roots, pooling their influences from the likes of Talking Heads, Television, Elvis Costello, AC/DC, David Bowie, Lou Reed, The Cars, Prince, etc. The lyrics are always meaningful and never boring. The music will make you think, bop your head, or maybe, just dance the night away.
FOR LIVE VIDEOS, VISIT:
Ariel Levine: Guitar, Lead Vocals
Sakura Toyama: Keyboards, Back Vocals
Zach Abramson: Bass, Back Vocals
Yancy Drew Lambert: Drums, Back Vocals
© 2007 LP: "River Of Slime"
-Independently released debut record, "River of Slime" is available at premier online outlets including iTunes, CD Baby an Amie Street. The band is currently wrapping up a follow up release
-"River of Slime" was Produced, Recorded and Mixed by frontman, Ariel Levine
© 2008 EP: "Small" Sampler
-This four song sampler contains demo songs from Kindergarten's upcoming full length release entitled "Small"
© 2009 LP: "Small"
-To be completed and released by November, 2009.
-"Small" is a complete collaboration of the 4 band members. All songs were co-written and produced by Kindergarten.
The Man On The Stairs
It's Gonna Take You & I
You Keep Sayin'
(Don'choo) Rain on my Cello
The Shield Where You Lie
We currently have around 30 functional original songs, and know over 50 covers.
A typical 45 minute set list will include about 10 or 11 songs. 1 or 2 of those will be a cover song, as we belive playing a cover will attract new listeners. (the people chatting at the bar).
We are very selective with our covers, and like to try to surprise people with our choices. A few artists we cover are Talking Heads, Elvis Costello, Michael Jackson, Sugarhill Gang, En Vogue, Whodini, Vanilla Ice, Survivor, Europe, Pat Benetar, Joe Walsh, etc.
Also, a typical set list will include some witty and lude banter between songs. People laugh, we have fun.
There are no upcoming dates at this time.
|Aug 10, 2009 Monday||8:00 PM||Cha Cha's||Coney Island, NY, US|
|Aug 10, 2009 Monday||TBA||Piano's||New York, NY, US|
|Jul 23, 2009 Thursday||9:00 PM||Rockwood Music Hall||New York, NY, US|
|Jun 28, 2009 Sunday||7:30 PM||Southpaw||Brooklyn, NY, US|