Thursday, July 21 2011
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
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.
Friday, September 30 2011
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
On their first original full-length in 20 years, Devo hearkens back to their instantly-recognizable New Wave sound.
Thursday, May 13 2010
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
In spite of the poor video quality, the new Dual Disc release is a historical document worth preserving, remarkable for the fact that a record of the show even exists.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
Thursday, June 17 2010
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
Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.
Tuesday, July 6 2010
"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."