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Al Yankovic Keeps Austin Weird
Pop culture absurdity, rated PG
"...Likewise, classics such as the Devo-ish “Dare to be Stupid” and “Smells Like Nirvana,” the..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Summer Loving
"...and builds a nitrous-infused atmosphere from snatches of hardcore Devo, pre-film score Danny Elfman, and They Might Be Giants'..."

July 24, 2015 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Who Let the Dogs Out?
"...occasional keyboard or percussion, the minimalist trio skewed toward Devo and looked like Boy Scouts on a New Wave..."

July 17, 2015 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Rodeo Austin: Thirteen Days Left
Authentic ATX, SXSWers? Eight seconds will hook you
"...Thirteen days remain, rodeos followed by Panic! At the..."

March 16, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Chronicle Recommends: Family Dysfunction Films
Because the holidays aren't all about happiness and good cheer
" dysfunctional and then some. Bill Moseley sports a Devo-esque cranial prosthetic – madcap! – as the familial psycho..."

Dec. 19, 2014 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Music DVDs
" Black Sabbath; plus a tidal New Wave – Devo, Pretenders, Suzi Quatro, and uncontested kings the Clash, whose..."

Dec. 19, 2014 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Anarchy in Paris
French electro anarchist Éric Débris resides in South Austin
"...punk scene, even alongside fellow electro punks Suicide and Devo. This isn't the weedy pub rock of groups like..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Estate Sale Roundup: September 11-14
It's only rock & roll, and we like it.
"...from the Eighties: Iggy Pop, the Clash, the Stones, Devo. Tons of miscellaneous music and entertainment memorabilia, rock books,..."

Sept. 11, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

Fun Fun Fun Fest Sidesteps Cancellations
Modest Mouse replaces Death Cab for Cutie
" deal with a major talent drop-out. In 2010, Devo cancelled two weeks before the festival when guitarist Bob..."

July 8, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Insect Sex Act
"...lyrical sentiment distended from Crust's "Chemical Pattie" prior to Devo's "Gates of Steel" getting gloriously reimagined. From the brim..."

April 4, 2014 Music Review by Greg Beets

SXSW Tuesday Showcases
Park your hiney at a Tuesday night SXSW showcase
" the electronic beats of original New Wavers like Devo and Talking Heads, quartet Tus Amigos Nuevos adds a..."

March 7, 2014 Music Feature

Spray Paint Record Review
"...until a left turn lands the band in hardcore-era Devo environs. Conditions deteriorate rapidly as the staccato blast furnace..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Twinkies, Twerking, & Paraplegic Crowd Surfing
Fun Fun Fun Fest 8 – wrapped
"...than three years ago when they filled in for Devo at FFF5, career biologist Milo Aukerman looking far more..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fun Fun Fun Fest Live Shot: Descendents
At 35, Milo’s lot hasn’t gotten old
"...Fest for the first time since filling in for Devo at the last minute in 2010, Descendents summoned Saturday..."

Nov. 10, 2013 Music Post by Greg Beets

Vinyl Bin
Radio Ready, Hundred Visions, Slugbug, Coma in Algiers, and the Able Sea
"...His specialty? Aggressive cut-and-paste electro-absurdity that would do early Devo or the Residents proud. Weapons of choice? Analog synths..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Fun Fun Fun Fest reels off some greatest hits and more
"...SoCal nerd punks the Descendents, who filled in for Devo in 2010, plus notable indie faves MGMT, Thee Oh..."

July 12, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

There’s a Blue Note in Each Song That I Sing Since You’ve Been Gone
George Jones, 1931-2013
"...Such a lineup testifies to a pair of Chronicle..."

April 26, 2013 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Spray Paint
"'s 7-inch singles) spasms the herky-jerky thwack of early Devo ("Jimi's Apartment"), while howling through cellar rock ("Down to..."

March 15, 2013 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Thanks for the Memories
'Chronicle' staff past and present on 20 years of covering SXSW Film
"...featuring everyone from Mudhoney to the Loudmouths, AFI, and Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh – rocked nearly as hard as the..."

March 1, 2013 Screens Feature by The Screens Staff

Rodeo Austin 2013 Music Line-Up
Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo ropes in more March madness
"...In 2011, the week after SXSW – the most..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Sufjan Stevens
Complete catalogs trump career overviews
"...and a version of "Sleigh Ride" that would make Devo proud. With more than two-and-a-half hours of music and..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Gay Place: Austin Pride Parade
A look back at the 2009 Pride Parade as we prepare for 2012
"...Adam Ant show at Emo's East or from the Blondie/Devo show the night before at Stubb's...."

Sept. 14, 2012 Column by Kate X Messer

Debbie Harry Sees Parallels
" phone in advance of Blondie's double bill with Devo at Stubb's Sept. 18. "You just follow your instincts..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Playback: They Only Came To Kick Some Ass
Both Jack Black the actor and Jack Black the rocker rule Austin
"...looking forward to shows like Stubb's inside stage after Devo and Blondie on September 18...."

July 27, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

By the Time I Get to Phoenix
SXSW Grace Note: Glen Campbell at the Austin Rodeo.
"...Though the Travis Country Expo Center sits toward my..."

April 4, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Got Soap in Your Eyes? Not Anymore.
Stop getting lathered up and try Wen by Chaz Dean hair care
" studying his hair. It was like a plastic Devo headpiece, dark and shiny, always in exactly the same..."

Feb. 5, 2012 Design Post by Anne Harris

Best of the Rest II: Live Shows
Six last 2011 lists – from the live arena
"...Manu Chao, ACL Fest aftershow, Stubb’s (Sept. 6) 4) Devo, Octopus Project, Moody Theater (Mar. 27) 5) Sade, Erwin..."

Jan. 10, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Oh Look Out
Youth Brigade
"...JP Pfertner chronicled his 8-bit Devo fascinations with local quartet Built by Snow, and the..."

Dec. 2, 2011 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Off the Record
Don't bother cleaning up after Chaos in Tejas; OBN III's strike again this weekend
"...Imagine if Devo wrote ditties about "Mrs. Hermit Crab" and "Itchy Scratchy."..."

June 10, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

SXSW Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Thursday SXSW can't escape the blurbs!
"...spent a year in Ghana studying hip-hop and has devoted much of his time since then acquiring and seeking..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

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