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One of the greatest covers of all time, Devo obliterate any memory of The Rolling Stones with their version of Satisfaction. Doing away completely with Keith Richards iconic opening guitar riff and Mick Jagger’s pleasingly smooth vocal, they instead create a jagged, angular space meant to produce unease. 160 more words
Is it possible for someone to have an unbiased opinion on Pee-wee Herman in 2016? It seems like everyone in the world even remotely in tune with the pop culture landscape probably knows by now whether or not they’re on board with Paul Reubens’ man-child alter-ego & his home planet of eternal 50s kitsch. 859 more words
Taken from my interview with Bob Lewis, founder member and former manager of Devo.
“Once we came up with the joking theory of de-volution – it was a joke at the time, subsequent events have proved it was not such a joke after all – we applied it to a number of the arts; not just music, but poetry and literature. 1,149 more words
In recent months and weeks Mothernism has been touring some great venues in the United States, including the Elisabeth Foundation in New york (NY), the Elmhurst Art Museum Biennial in Elmhurst (IL) and my first US museum solo at The Contemporary Austin (TX). 427 more words