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.
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I Got My Phone Stolen, Lost My Friends, and Still Believe in Desert Daze
In a year of reckoning, the festival reminds us that counterculture might change, but it can't be killed.
Get Your Mind Blown at Desert Daze's Outer Space with Noisey and VICELAND
We're bringing you a DEVO Q&A, an ayahuasca doc, and much more. Check out the full lineup of the fests' side programming, and don't forget to take your protein pills.
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The Guide to Getting Into Devo
More than a quirky band with funny red hats, Devo were synth-weilding art punk pioneers who shaped everyone from Neil Young to Radiohead, and 'The Simpsons' to Martin Scorsese. Here's where to start.
The Truth About Devo, America's Most Misunderstood Band
Over 40 years ago, David Bowie called Devo "the band of the future." What he didn't realize is just how bleak that future would be—and how right Devo would be about it.
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.
Get Your Sweat On With Spodee Boy’s Punk Weirdness
The Nashville resident continues his quest to change the Country Music capital to Weird Ass Punk capital.
DEVO’s Mark Mothersbaugh Shows His Brilliant Visual Art at NYU
A solo exhibition at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery explores Mark Mothersbaugh’s lesser known creative practice as a visual artist.
PREMIERE: Omni Take to the Rocks in the Sun-Addled "Earrings" Video
It's the latest video from the Atlanta trio's debut LP, 'Deluxe.'
Macula Dog Is the Cross Between Devo and 'Pee-wee’s Playhouse' You’ve Been Searching For
One of the best cassettes of 2015 comes from two guys with demented puppets on their shoulders.
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.
PREMIERE: The Intelligence Get Post-Punk Heavy on "Whip My Valet"
The Seattle team returns with a new track that may remind you of that other post-punk band with the "whip" song.