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Thursday, July 21 2011

Are We Not New Wave?: Modern Pop at the Turn of the 1980s

In the early '80s, new wave’s most successful acts -- groups like the Cars, the Police, the Talking Heads, and newcomers the Go-Go’s -- had established themselves among the upper echelon of critically acclaimed and top-selling rock artists.


Tuesday, July 29 2008

The Innovators

Sometimes changing the course of modern music can be surprisingly easy. Though their names may not be laced in the stars right next to Sinatra and Dylan, these mavericks will always be remembered for breaking boundaries, stretching the definitions of genres, and rewriting what the very notion of a "pop song" is.


Reviews

Friday, September 30 2011

Redhook's 30th Birthday w/ Devo, the Psychedelic Furs and Tom Tom Club

The recipe for a party. Three popular bands, active in 1981, cook up some good food and... oh, yes, throw in an enormous amount of suds,


Wednesday, July 7 2010

Devo: Something for Everybody

On their first original full-length in 20 years, Devo hearkens back to their instantly-recognizable New Wave sound.


Thursday, May 13 2010

Devo: Duty Now for the Future

Sorry upstart Brooklyn bands plotting photo shoots for your days-old Facebook pages: you'll never be as genuinely weird -- or as goddamned good -- as Devo.


Sunday, July 31 2005

Devo: Devo - Live 1980 [DVD]

In spite of the poor video quality, the new Dual Disc release is a historical document worth preserving, remarkable for the fact that a record of the show even exists.


Thursday, February 20 2003

Devo: Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!


Blogs

Thursday, June 17 2010

Devo Hits the Media Circuit in Support of New Album

With their first album in 20 years, proto new-wavers Devo are hitting the promo circuit hard and stopping by to play for the equally geeky Stephen


Sunday, February 28 2010

Verse-Chorus-Verse: The Mutant Blues of Devo and James Blood Ulmer

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.


News

Tuesday, July 6 2010

Devo Evolves: Once-Futuristic Hitmakers Might Be Right on Time

"We grappled with the [record] industry the first time around, but now it gave us this glimmer of hope that we could do something new and interesting instead of being pontificated to by people that controlled the faucet."


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