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Be Stiff: The Stiff Records Story
Another micro UK label with macro influence
"...Tracey Ullman, Any Trouble, Kirsty MacColl, and token Americans Devo, Rachel Sweet, the Plasmatics, and former Austinite Joe "King"..."

May 29, 2015 Music Feature by Michael Toland

The Descendents’ Uncontrollable Urge
Fun Fun Fun punks anew – coffee, documentary, and album
"...recent memory is this show three years ago [when Devo was unable to play Fun Fun Fun Fest in..."

Jan. 27, 2014 Music Post by Claire Gordon

Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure
The cult following that surrounds the audio tapes of a couple of slurry drunks that were surreptitiously recorded in the late Eighties is given the documentary treatment.
"...documentary recounts the birth of that cult, which counts Devo and the comic-book artists Daniel Clowes and Ivan Brunetti..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

National Top 10s
"...9) 'NO PLACE LIKE HOME' Devo..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Music Feature

Sex Drive
Sex Drive is part endearing emo love story, part gross-out semen gag-fest, and, very occasionally, a smart, inspired, non-sequitur-laden hoot.
"...most original teen-comedy grace notes since John Cusack's dorkoid Devo Ts enlivened Sixteen Candles) McDermott and Young's Game Boy..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Friday Picks
"...9pm, Wave Rooftop Sounding like Devo if Devo had been raised at the Hacienda by..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature

Zom Zoms
Texas platters
"...goofy, synth-driven quickies, it might as well sound like Devo. Or, more accurately, Devo mixed with the Unicorns and..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

Director Barry Levinson tackles the human vice of envy in this comedy starring Ben Stiller and Jack Black.
"...stumbled into a funless funhouse is the score by Devo founder Mark Mothersbaugh, whose oddball musical commentary only makes..."

May 7, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mayor of the Sunset Strip
Profile of L.A. radio deejay Rodney Bingenheimer, perpetual handmaiden to rock & roll royalty.
"...maybe not everything (my brother hit me with the Devo stick early on, and I understood that Elvis was..."

April 30, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dancing About Architecture
Changing the Channel
"...This week's Devo/Beck update just looks grimmer than the last. The folks..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dead Man On Campus
"'s got a good soundtrack. But then, with both ex-Devo madman Mark Mothersbaugh and the Dust Brothers on board,..."

Aug. 21, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Picks & Sleepers
" reviving the Fifties look-to-the-skies-for-flying saucers revivalism, Servotron are Devo, D-E-V-O, right down to the mechanized computer-punk sound and..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

The Big Cheese
South by Southwest 1997
"...particularly if your brain is imbued with the Damned, Devo, or Descendants, etc. But despite the obvious hook, line,..."

March 21, 1997 Music Feature

Sloppy, Glorious, and Completely Indigenous
Austin's Hoot Night Tradition
"...celebrated performers, amateur singers and pickers, and sing-along, hand-clapping devotees. The meeting ground is simply a vigorous love for..."

Jan. 17, 1997 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Imagine There's No Majors
"...From the Crypt was gonna show up for the Devo hoot night, so both of 'em did. The Oblivians..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Music Column

"...Tokyo's Melt-Banana, sounding like Yoko Ono being stabbed, opens. DEVO HOOTNIGHT Hole in the Wall, Wednesday 6 Somebody better..."

Dec. 1, 1995 Music Feature

SXSW Music Interview: Kokoko!
The street sounds of Kinshasa come alive in Congolese band's inventive beats
"...The producer says Kokoko!, who look Devo-ish in their yellow hazmat suits, exemplifies a modern variation..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Bow Down and Pay Up for J.R. “Bob” Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius
The power of slack compels you in this SXSW documentary
"...Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman), and Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo. Stang said that he'll have 45-year-olds come up to..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Apple Takes a $1 Billion Bite of Robinson Ranch
Tech giant heads just up the road to double its Austin footprint
"...House That Jobs Built last made a big splashy eco-devo announcement around these parts in 2012, with its $304..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Ian Svenonius’ Many Musical Irons
D.C. stalwart Levitates twice this weekend
"...Like Devo. They love science fiction, The Island of Dr. Moreau...."

April 27, 2018 Music Post by Tim Stegall

After Two-Year Hiatus Levitation Hits the Clubs
Droning on with Slowdive, Electric Wizard, Ian Svenonius, and Bedouine
"..."Like Devo marrying rock & roll with science fiction with The..."

April 27, 2018 Music Feature by Michael Toland

My Gear: The Octopus Project
Electro experimentalists swear they subscribe to less-is-more despite their density of gear
"...Six LPs, a tour alongside Devo, and several film scores including Damsel, a Western comedy..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Music Feature by David Brendan Hall

Sound on Sound Review: Descendents
Milo Aukerman and the punks for president!
"...Fun Fun Fest, as a mind-blowing last-minute fill-in for Devo in 2010 and then again in 2013. At those..."

Nov. 5, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Gospel Truth
"...of Gang of Four in Patrick Travis' guitar figures, Devo's herky-jerk in the David Petro/Brandon Crowe rhythm section, and..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Review by Michael Toland

Ty Segall
"...neck-snapping regularity, underpinned by Cronin's Krautrock bass, and a Devo-esque "concept" involves Segall as a masked, Booji Boy-ish character..."

April 29, 2016 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Fusebox Condensed
"...who will lead a performance of orchestral versions of DEVO covers and his compositions for films, performed on a..."

April 8, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Yo La Tengo’s Pure Folk
Unplugged, sold-out, and cover to cover
"...then tapped 1997 indie anthem “Autumn Sweater” and zany Devo upper “Bottled Up,” a welcome pace punctuation featuring bassist..."

Feb. 8, 2016 Music Post by Neph Basedow

Shorter Fuse, Bigger Bang
Fusebox Fest down to five days, but it's as explosive as ever
"...who will lead a performance of orchestral versions of DEVO covers and his compositions for numerous films, performed by..."

Feb. 4, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Playback – Fun Fun Fun Fest: A Decade of Aggression
Flashing back on 10 years of Fun Fun Fun Fest
"...on Friday just to freak people out," Moody reflects. Devo's cancellation instigates the Descendents' first gig in a decade..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Hot August Nights Playlist
A hot/cold jukebox to jumpstart your Spotify wormholing
"...Rainbow “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” Bruce Springsteen “Through Being Cool,” Devo “Walk In Cold,” Naked Raygun..."

Aug. 27, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

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