Two Magazines Have the Nuts to Review The Early Stages

Wire magazine said this . . .

“Early Stages are an Austin, Texas quartet who’s single reminds me of some of the oddball groups who were putting stuff out just before the punk thing came along. While this has a real churn to it, its proggy underlayer and vocals are somewhere between Armand Schaubroeck and Donnie Jupiter. Curiously appealing.”

That’s a goodish review. He’s one from the great Maximum Rock N Roll (maga)zine . . .

“Sublime art punk from Austin, Texas. A mish mash of the Dunedin sound, Chairs Missing era WIRE or even Colin Newman solo material, and early REM. Great stuff. This is their first vinyl release. I look forward to hearing more.”

That was about as sweet as a review can be, and from a magazine that can be pretty vicious when they don’t like something. So, thanks to Allan McNaughton who wrote that.

Despite printing the least amount possible of a single, there are still copies available.

Single Coming Soon!

The Early Stages saved $4 by putting together their own covers for their upcoming debut single.

February 16, 2014 | 5pm
The Sahara Lounge
$10 Suggest Donation
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The Early Stages Perform at Benefit

Michael Krumenacker of The Early Stages and a few friends put together this event that you will not want to miss.  If God’s on your side  you do not have to work the next day.  Here’s who will be there . . .