devo

Open Letters

We Are Drowning in a Devolved World: An Open Letter from Devo

Following the band's Rock Hall nomination, founder Gerald Casale reflects on its dystopian legacy in the age of Trump.
Gerald V. Casale
12.7.18
we saw this

I Got My Phone Stolen, Lost My Friends But Still Believe in Desert Daze

In a year of reckoning, the festival reminds us that counterculture might change, but it can't be killed.
Andrea Domanick
10.22.18
Noisey

The Truth About Devo, America's Most Misunderstood Band

More than 40 years ago, David Bowie called Devo "the band of the future." He may not have realised just how bleak that future would be – and how right Devo would be about it.
Andrea Domanick
8.30.18
Guide to Getting Into

The Guide to Getting Into Devo

More than a quirky band in funny red hats, Devo were art punk pioneers who shaped everyone from Neil Young to Radiohead. Here's where to start.
Andrea Domanick
8.30.18
Features

The Musicians Who Knew We'll Be Cyborgs Soon

How late-70s and early-80s electronic pop from Kraftwerk, Devo, and Young Marble Giants warned us of our post-human future.
Joe Bucciero
7.12.17
Dām Funk

DāM-FunK: Inviting the Light

The master of modern funk opens up about prog rock, supersized burgers, and why dance music journalism is just the revenge of the nerds.
Josh Baines
10.22.15
Film

Coming Soon: A Wes Anderson Theme Park?

Wes Anderson has announced possible plans to build a theme park with longtime collaborator Mark Mothersbaugh.
Sami Emory
11.4.14
The Teetering on the Brink Issue

Mark and Gary Forever

Mark & Gary Forever
Johnny Ryan
2.1.11