Tag Archives: DEVO

REDUX: New Wave Epiphany – DEVO on Saturday Night Live

January 14, 2014       It was the evening of October 14, 1978. As was my custom at the time, I was watching Saturday Night Live. I watched for the comedy. The typical SNL music act was usually someone … Continue reading

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REDUX: A Young Person’s Guide To – DEVO Live

July 10, 2013 Devo: The Warner Bros. Music Show US Promo LP [1980] Whip It Snowball It’s Not Right Girl U Want Planet Earth S.I.B. (Swelling Itching Brain) Secret Agent Man Blockhead Uncontrollable Urge Mongoloid Be Stiff Gates Of Steel … Continue reading

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Not DEVO…But An Incredible Simulation! [conclusion]

When it came to two guys [“Martini Ranch”] wanting some of that DEVO action, they did the obvious and enlisted half of that band in crafting “How Can The Labouring Man Find Time For Self-Culture.” Fair enough, but two years prior … Continue reading

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Not DEVO…But An Incredible Simulation!

Martini Ranch: Holy Cow US CD [1988] New Deal Reach World Without Walls Fat-Burning Formula Rochard Cory Hot Dog Serious Girl How Can The Labouring Man Find Time For Self-Culture? [Brother] Take It Out Power Tool I first heard Martini … Continue reading

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Record Review: DEVO – Smooth Noodle Maps

DEVO: Smooth Noodle Maps US DLX CD [1994] Stuck In A Loop Post-Post Modern Man When We Do It Spin The Wheel Morning Dew A Change Is Gonna Cum The Big Picture Pink Jazz Trancers Jimmy DEVO Has Feelings Too … Continue reading

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New Wave Comps: We Do ‘Em Our Way

Various: We Do ‘Em Our Way UK LP [1980] Sex Pistols: (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock Devo: Satisfaction (I Can’t Get Me No) The Golant Pistons: Friday On My Mind Sex Pistols: (I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone Those Helicopters: … Continue reading

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DEVO Confirm Undertaking Of ‘Hardcore DEVO’ Tour This Summer

It looks like “all systems are go” for the 40th Anniversary ‘Hardcore DEVO‘ concerts that Gerald Casale mentioned last month when his brother, guitarist Bob [2] died suddenly six weeks ago. The plan had been to commemorate their 40 years … Continue reading

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