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There Is No Try ...
Foleyvision does the Turkish 'Star Wars'
"...for an alien world, production values rivaling those of Devo's seminal "Whip It" video, and more than a little..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

In Box
"...which features a four-song performance from '72 and a Devo-like promotional film for '79's execrable Chicago 13. Most can..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Music Review by Greg Beets

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...herky-jerk dynamics conjures visions of Fugazi coupled with Akron-era Devo. They just released their eponymous debut on Science of..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Yuppie Pricks
SXSW records
"...(imagine that), mechanical boogie that chains the Stooges and Devo together in the Buzzcocks' basement. Just like most slime..."

March 7, 2003 Music Review by Christopher Gray

The Oblong Boys
Texas Platters
"...artists as XTC, Gentle Giant, the Residents, and especially Devo. The lyrics cover such whimsical subject matter as UFOs..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Beck & The Flaming Lips
Live Shots
"...Only Knows" and "Tropicalia," while a vocoder worked a Devo-like robot funk on "Get Real Paid." Despite the yo-yo..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Like, Omigod! The '80's Pop Culture Box (totally)
In Box
"...gems were given equal sparkle with old workhorses like Devo's "Whip It" and the Eighties dance culture was well..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Music Review by Ken Lieck

The Blanton Museum of Art gets a cool million for its new building, Austin Museum of Art gets a new director of development to raise money for its new building, and a whole lotta Austin Artists get nominations for the 2001-02 Critics Table Awards.
"...AMOA Hires Devo Director..."

May 24, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...less you expect the band to step onstage wearing Devo radiation suits; Onward Quirky Soldiers, Chomsky's 2001 effort, has..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

20 Years of Austin Gifts
... And a slew of other local businesses celebrating significant anniversaries
"...this trove of retro treasures. Thousands of gems, from Devo Ts ($19) to hula girls, are crammed into this..."

Dec. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Brant Bingamon

Book news, signings, and author appearances this week.
"...the James Caan movie, but with broomsticks," Murphy said. Devo Carpenter, a children's programming technician in East Austin, said..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Record Review
"...although quirky generals from the past like XTC and Devo come to mind. In the end, the kicker is..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Playing the Violin
Mr. Sinus Theater's Jerm Pollet is also a musician!
"...of the Austin music community as if he were devouring Krispy Kreme doughnuts, one sugary musical morsel at a..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Billy Idol, Stubb's, July 8
"...fair share of closeups). The Go-Go's had the beat, Devo was cracking that whip, and the Rolling Stones were..."

July 20, 2001 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

"..."Pretty Vacant" punk of "We Are the Vegetables" and Devo-derived robotics of "Just Keep Walking" to the disco flip..."

July 13, 2001 Music Review by Christopher Gray

The Spiders, Room 710, Wednesday 14
"...execution." That description could be a plethora of things. Devo crossed with Louder Than Love-era Soundgarden. Introduce Yourself-era Faith..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Acts Playing South by Southwest
"...stand each other just enough to indulge their shared Devo appreciation, as the sly guitars puncture the tension with..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
" high school. But with Austin's Peenbeets, it's like Devo for happy kids. In our so-called lives, Greg Beets..."

March 9, 2001 Music Feature

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
"...Hug got a lotta gall. This potty-mouthed local trio (Devo fronted by Ron Jeremy), known for shows at local..."

March 9, 2001 Music Feature

"...Circuit is a fun assortment of cover tunes, including Devo's "The Day My Baby Gave Me a Surprize," the..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Music Review by Greg Beets

Take Me to the River
Rock & Roll Books
"...have that much relation with how popular something is. Devo's "Whip It," for instance, never even made the top..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Books Feature by Ken Lieck

Outlaw Blues
Think Sinatra did it his way? Try this long-haired, Harley-riding redneck David Allan Coe
" Akron, Ohio -- hometown to Chrissie Hynde and Devo -- Coe spent much of his first three decades..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Rage Against the Machine
"...a slowed-down funky groove. The biting, ironic lyrics of Devo's "Beautiful World" are given new insight through Rage's short,..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Music Review by David Lynch

Brain in a Box: The Science Fiction Collection (Rhino)
"...all night about what's not here -- how about Devo's "Space Junk" or, even more thematically, their "S.I.B. (Swelling,..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Music Review by Ken Lieck

The Lizards of Aus
'Never an Adult Moment' With Austin's Veteran Bluegrass Pranksters
" at the time!), and dated novelties like the Devo takeoff "Kool Whip" and not one but two songs..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Music Feature
"...Tears," the Nashville-flavored "Keeping Up With the Joneses," the Devo-inspired "Kool Whip," and the banjo-matic "Chester Woolah." Twenty years..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Music Feature by David Lynch

Director Don Toner makes his exit from the State Theater Company, and Austin creeps back into the pages of American Theatre magazine.
" a member of TCG), with quotes by Zach devo director Emily Cicchini and a big photo of Joe..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Lust for Life
Ahhh … the good old daze
"...the Plasmatics, Echo & the Bunnymen, R.E.M., the Pretenders, Devo, the Go-Go's, Psychedelic Furs, Blondie, the Blasters, the Romantics,..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
A bitch session about the plight of the Austin music scene is scheduled at Threadgill's; here's hoping Negativland's long-anticpated Austin appearance doesn't dissapoint a la SRL.
"...Punk Rock Karaoke project, featuring stalwarts Mike Watt and Devo's Bob Mothersbaugh. The gimmick? They play punk standards and..."

May 12, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Austin leaves Ken Lieck homeless and fuming.
"...Wonder concert at the Erwin Center and the aborted Devo show of the same type last year? Obviously there's..."

April 28, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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