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SXSW Saturday Showcases
Last night of SXSW 2011 and still plenty of one-venue hang time
"...trio Art vs. Science does for post-millennial dance-punk what Devo did for sexually frustrated nerds in the 1980s, while..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

High Tension Wires
Saturday
"...Plus some obvious influences: The "Incorporeal" chorus sounds like Devo's "Uncontrollable Urge." Much like lablemate Ryan's new Mind Spiders,..."

March 18, 2011 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

SXSW Film
Daily reviews and interviews
"...interviews (Flea, Alexakis, original Black Flagger Ron Reyes, and Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh), it's shocking that Pennywise dominates. It is..."

March 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Datarock
SXSW showcase reviews
"...heavenly white pearl gear to match, Datarock could give Devo a run for their brain domes in terms of..."

March 18, 2011 Music Review by Marc Savlov

'Weird Al' Yankovic
"...Poking fun at Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Devo ("Dare To Be Stupid") was a hoot for folks..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Big Beards, Big Booties, Big Fun
Yes, my weekend actually was filled with fun and lots of it.
"...Weird one gave us a bit of Jim Morrison, Devo, Kurt Cobain. Even the famous "fat" suit made an..."

Nov. 9, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Nakia

I Don't Want to Grow Up
Another Fun Fun Fun Fest in the can
"...how these SoCal punks weren't an adequate fill-in for Devo, but after 30 years, they have their sound down..."

Nov. 8, 2010 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Off the Record
Fun Fun Fun Fest by the numbers and Asleep at the Wheel's Top 40
"...of silence for Ronnie James Dio. More importantly, when Devo canceled last week due to guitarist Bob Mothersbaugh severing..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Fun Fun Fupdate
Descendents and more added
"...Hot on the heels of Devo's pull out, punk vets the Descendents have been added..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar weighs in on this week's fashion week, then eats a steak
"...away by 20 years of bad taste. Talk about Devo-lution. Clearly, the biggest trend was ill-fitting pants. Even though..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Off the Record
Pulling back the (iron) curtain on Fun Fun Fun Fest and the Flying Balalaika Brothers in time for the 40th anniversary of the Armadillo World Headquarters
"...Gogol Bordello's Trans-Continental Hustle and the desert romanticism of Devotchka with strains of bluegrass and Colombian music. "This is..."

Aug. 6, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Statler And Krulik In The Balcony
Video auteur and underground docs
"...director of choice for many new wave bands, including Devo, Nick Lowe, and Elvis Costello. He'll be presenting a..."

July 19, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Killer Kaiju Monsters: Strange Beasts of Japanese Film
This foldout design book is both ridiculously fun and the perfect primer for kids or adults curious about Japan's giant monsters
"...grown men in rubber suits stomping on miniature Tokyos; Devo-helmeted aliens from Planet X utilizing triple-headed, golden dragon cat's-paws..."

July 2, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Crossroads 3
I went up to the Crossroads – and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – fell down on my knees
"...Inside, a prominent wall notes that Akron, Ohio, sprouted Devo and spit Chrissie Hynde, while Youngstown birthed Dave Grohl..."

July 2, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
Firsthand accounts of the Warped Tour and Delaney & Bonnie from the Riverboat Gamblers' Mike Wiebe and Bobby Whitlock, respectively
"...and New Wave bands as Talking Heads, the Clash, Devo, the B-52s, the Pretenders, Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, and..."

July 2, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Robots May Break Your Heart
But the Riverboat Gamblers Won’t
"...Underneath the Owl LP. “It was kind of our Devo-inspired song, the only thing we’ve written that I thought..."

July 1, 2010 Music Post by Austin Powell

You Say Party! We Say Die!
Wednesday
"...rockist, while the complementary "Cosmic Wanship Avengers" flies ancient Devo beats that by song's end stick a quick-pick of..."

March 19, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Grunge, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bob Seger, The Rolling Stones, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
'Picture book of people with each other'
"...quartet as light bulbs for Woodstock 1994 could be Devo, They Might Be Giants, or the Residents, but the..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Sunny Side of the Street
The Pogues unzip Stubb's
"...25-plus years, this is a nostalgia act, just like Devo or the B-52's...."

Oct. 30, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Good Will Hunting
Transmission Entertainment presents a Fun Fun Fun Fest scavenger hunt
"...from The Warriors, fave band (ie Turbonegro, Run DMC, Devo, etc)...you get the point. * MUST bring a digital..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

ACL Music Fest Sunday Interviews
Kate Pierson's inner bongo mania
"...the B-52's should have never survived the 1980s. Like Devo, they traded on a quirky, distinctive DIY sound that..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Hex Dispensers
Beerland, Aug. 14
"...ricocheted vocals on riotous opener "Doomsday Romantic" and choice Devo cover "Gates of Steel," clearing the way for lead..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Music Review by Austin Powell

Apocalypse Jukebox: The End of the World in American Popular Music
Like, how come American pop music is such a downer, man?
"...Green Day to help make sense of it all. Devo's whip-smart Mark Mothersbaugh might be the best reason to..."

July 17, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Cultural Blips on a Distant Radar
R.I.P. Sluggo! founder Nick West
"...zines anywhere. He was extremely intelligent, nerdy-looking in that Devo fan way, of medium height, slightly chubby, and had..."

May 18, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Off the Record
Nothing's shocking: reveling in the aftermath and glow of South by Southwest 09
"...10am.) Lest we forget, flashbacks were also incited by Devo, Echo & the Bunnymen, the Sonics, Japan's Flower Travellin'..."

March 27, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Farewell to the Madness
Remembering Doug, the Dicks, Devo, and more
"...least what’s old is new. Metallica, Jane’s Addiction, and Devo are spring chickens, and while the Fireants were the..."

March 23, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

International Bands
Friday
"...The Shitsez fire like CSS, but Datarock's nerdy DFA Devo-tion is in. – Doug Freeman Five Down Under Acts..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Gay Place
Where the queers at on Friday? SXSW!
"...Devo, official SXSW showcase, 12mid, Austin Music Hall, www.clubdevo.com...."

March 20, 2009 Features Feature by Ash Bell

Rachmaninov Vespers
Conspirare gave a balanced, brilliant performance of this jewel of sacred choral music
"...The climax of the beautiful "Bogoroditsye Devo," the vigil's Ave Maria, came at the audience as..."

March 6, 2009 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

Off the Record
Announcing the 2008-09 Austin Music Awards lineup and sneaking past the velvet rope at Pangaea, while Andrew Kenny trades American Analog Set for the Wooden Birds
"...New Wave rocketeers Devo are headed to South by Southwest 09, headlining the..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

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