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The Prefab Messiahs began as a proto-lo-fi post-punk left-field garage pop band associated with the "Wormtown" (Worcester, Massachusetts) punk/arts scene of the early 1980s. Stylistically, their early sounds have been compared with Television Personalities, Swell Maps, Josef K, White Fence, Thee Oh Sees, The Clean, and King Tuff.

Originally together from 1981-1983, they played basement and club shows fairly often. Aside from the 1983 cassette Flex Your Mind, though, no recorded material was available from them until 1998's Devolver… read more

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  • OUT NOW! - The Prefab Messiahs' all-new album on BURGER Records / KLYAM Records, 'Keep Your Stupid Dreams Alive' - recorded by Doug Tuttle (ex-MMOSS) & Jesse Gallagher. Get the 10" vinyl, cassette or CD at http://burgerrecords.11spot.com/the-prefab-messiahs-keep-your-stupid-dreams-alive-11.html. The 10" and CD are also available at http://klyam.bigcartel.com/product/the-prefab-messiahs-keep-your-stupid-dreams-alive-10-inch-vinyl. Free downloads at https://theprefabmessiahs.bandcamp.com/album/keep-your-stupid-dreams-alive
  • these guys are cool
  • the BURGER Records cassette reissue of 'Devolver' came out today! Remastered 27-track anthology...listen on [url=http://theprefabmessiahs.bandcamp.com/album/devolver]Bandcamp[/url], and the tape's available at [url=http://burgerrecords.11spot.com/prefab-messiahs-delvolver-cassette.html]the Burger Store[/url]
  • these guys are everything I want from an early 80s band!
  • Am i in 60' ?
  • Out now from Brooklyn’s Fixed Identity, the 12” comes with fold-out zine and cool points to get any music snob pouring over your good taste. Preview the record with the tape-hissed “Sacred Cow” and Trimble-flared “The 16th Track:" http://letsgetbent.tumblr.com/post/16185972202/review-the-prefab-messiahs-peace-love-alienation
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  • can someone send me anything by them? please
  • this is just so good to my ears
  • new (archival '82) 12" EP coming fall '11 from [url=http://www.fixedidentity.blogspot.com/]Fixed Identity[/url]. you can hear/buy [url=http://theprefabmessiahs.bandcamp.com/]the last single[/url] (7" & digital) on bandcamp

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