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What’s a legacy to a legend? For some, it’s a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist getting to do the occasional side project. Constant existence, in other words. For others, it’s an ambient gift. You’ll always have a band to join; awestruck journalists will check o… More »

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with “You Are A Tourist,” the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it recalls brighter moments of mid-period Cure when it’s not channeling “Float On.” That’s fitting given how Ben Gibbard’s got five… More »

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Devo’s Jerry Casale Had A 9/11-Themed Wedding

Devo have always had a bizarre sense of humor. It's foundational to the group's ethos, and it has served them well for the past 43…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Stream Translational Drifts: Moogfest Volume 1 Feat. Dan Deacon, YACHT, Julianna Barwick, & More Covering Electronic Music Influencers

Moogfest took this year off as they prepared to move to their new home of Durham, North Carolina after being nudged out of Asheville. But…
James Rettig | July 14, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Watch Mark Mothersbaugh Tell DEVO’s Origin Story In A Cool Animated Short

Mark Mothersbaugh was born legally blind. It wasn't until he was in second grade that he was finally diagnosed with myopia and got his first…
James Rettig | March 5, 2015 - 8:34 pm

R.I.P. Bob Casale

Bob Casale, a founding member of the transformative Ohio new wave band Devo, has died at age 61, TMZ reports. Casale, a guitarist, died Monday…
Chris DeVille | February 18, 2014 - 3:32 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Cover Devo In Hollywood

The members of Arcade Fire are big nerds with good taste, so it shouldn't surprise anyone that they're Devo fans. At last year's Crossing Brookly…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2013 - 9:03 am

The Flaming Lips – “Gates Of Steel” (Devo Cover) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last week, the Flaming Lips shared their video for "Turning Violent," a song from their new album The Terror. At that same session, they also…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2013 - 11:45 am

DEVO – “Don’t Roof Rack Me, Bro! (Seamus Unleashed)”

DEVO hasn't been particularly active lately, but now, as we close on the 2012 election, they took some time out to pen an ode about…
Corban Goble | August 15, 2012 - 4:47 pm

Coachella 2010: Die Antwoord, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus

On Friday, James Murphy dedicated "Losing My Edge" to Gil Scott-Heron. For the rest of the weekend, everyone should be covering "Communication Breakdown" and dedicating…
Amrit Singh | April 18, 2010 - 6:01 pm

DEVO/Reggie Watts @ The Henry Fonda Theater, Los Angeles 11/3/09

After kicking things off with the "Secret Agent Man" video, the men of DEVO launched into their debut LP Q: Are We Not Men? A:
Amrit Singh | November 4, 2009 - 2:47 pm

Teen Pays $20K To Hang With Rock Drummer

Remember former NIN and current A Perfect Circle/Devo drummer Josh Freese's unique VIP packages in support of his new album? While no one's shelled out…
Scott Lapatine | April 13, 2009 - 6:07 pm

SXSW 2009: Friday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy On Friday we shook off the early-morning cobwebs and made a beeline to the Pitchfork/Windish Bash in time to…
brandon | March 22, 2009 - 12:09 pm

NIN Drummer Will Shroom With You For $75k

Robert Smith thinks Radiohead’s pay-what-you-want model’s an “idiot plan,” but that’s because unlike ex-Nine Inch Nails drummer and current A Perfect Circle and Devo member,…
brandon | February 25, 2009 - 9:40 am

We Got The Meat!

Last night while watching Grey's Anatomy, we spotted a Holiday Target ad with a familiar, albeit slightly modified song in it. Maybe you caught it,…
Stereogum | November 9, 2007 - 3:06 pm

Dude, It’s A Devo-Penned Dell Ad

Although Devo’s constituents haven’t disappeared entirely since 1990’s Smooth Noodle Maps (reunion shows in abundance, a re-recording of “Girl U Want” for the Tank Girl
Stereogum | July 23, 2007 - 2:52 pm