DEVO: Origins – SXSW Music 2009

I missed this video back in 2009. Some funs stories on the origin of DEVO, their first trip to Los Angeles for a music showcase, and how a monster movie host influenced their work. Watch the video.   Where did DEVO come from? How did they become 'lightning rods for hostility?' When did Bowie and... Continue Reading →

DEVO Announces Hardcore Tour 2014 – Tickets Now On Sale!

From Clubdevo.com… HARDCORE  DEVO LIVE! A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Devo perform the legendary, experimental music the band created between 1974-1977 in Akron Ohio! The tour is dedicated to the memory of Robert Casale, (A.K.A. Bob 2), one of the 5 original Devo band members who is now touring the universe. VIP ticket admission will... Continue Reading →

RIP Robert “Bob 2” Casale

Very sad news from Club Devo… “As an original member of Devo, Bob Casale was there in the trenches with me from the beginning. He was my level-headed brother, a solid performer and talented audio engineer, always giving more than he got.  He was excited about the possibility of Mark Mothersbaugh allowing Devo to play... Continue Reading →

Watch Delta’s New 80’s-themed Safety Video with Gerald Casale from DEVO and Tons of 80s References

For all us folks who lived through the 80s, Delta has a funny new safety video with tons of references (Atari, the original Teddy Ruxpin and Alf), an inside delta joke (from their last safety video), and none other than Gerald Casale from DEVO!!! Watch and enjoy. ============================ Mark Mosher Electronic Musician & Performer, Boulder,... Continue Reading →

Duty Now Spuds – Help Fund The Authorized DEVO Documentary Film on Kickstarter!

Fresh off of DEVO’s Facebook page: We've been working on a DEVO movie with director Tony Pemberton for years and now it's time to get it edited and into the eyes of spuds world wide. This Kickstarter page is an important step to making this film a reality, comrades! Here is the kickstarter vid.  ... Continue Reading →

DEVO’s New “What We Do” Interactive Video

DEVO has a released a new interactive video for “What We Do”. There are some marketing lessonsto be learned by watching DEVO work social media. Jump over to Mashable to check the video out. Instructions from their web site: “SPUDS: The wait is over! Here's DEVO's new "What We Do" video! View it repeatedly, explore... Continue Reading →

DEVO Tour Postponed, Get Well Bob 1, Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald Casale Will Still Attend Moogfest

Just saw on DEVO’s blog that DEVO has had to postpone the tour due to the fact that Bob Mothersbuagh is injured. From their site: DEVO deeply regret that they have had to postpone all of their upcoming live dates for 2010 due to a serious hand injury sustained by guitarist Bob Mothersbaugh. A glass... Continue Reading →

DEVO To Receive MOOG INNOVATION AWARD at Moogfest 2010

Moog Music will present DEVO with a very special synthesizer, details of which will be revealed in the coming weeks. Past recipients of the previously titled Moog Award include Keith Emerson, Herb Deutsch, Gershon Kingsley, Jan Hammer and Bernie Worrell. Update: Here is a photo from Moog's flickr page showing Mark Mothersbaugh recieving the synth.... Continue Reading →

DEVO VIDEO – Industry Insight and Awesome Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Shockhound.com just posted two awesome video interviews with DEVO. I’m sharing yet another DEVO related post because I think even if your not a DEVO fan you’ll find their perspective on music and the music industry of interest. In the first video, Jerry also relates a first person account of the Kent State massacre. The... Continue Reading →

DEVO’s New Album “Something For Everybody” Has Relased Along with a new Reality Video Series

Hi Spuds, DEVO’s first album in 20 years “Something for Everybody” dropped today. I just bought the deluxe edition :^). Checkout the live listening party for 20 cats http://www.ustream.tv/devo?loc=interstitialskip One of my favorite things about DEVO is how they blend social commentary into their art – and of course their heave use of synths! I’ve... Continue Reading →

Mark Mothersbaugh Interviewed at the 2010 BMI Film/TV Music Awards

Watch embedded video Mark Mothersbaugh on recent Film, TV, and DEVO projects with a BMI plug at the end. Enjoy, Mark Mosher Electronic Musician, Boulder CO Checkout my updated and fresh artist site: http://www.markmoshermusic.com Join my list and get fan exclusives: http://www.reverbnation.com/markmosher?add_email=true Get your synth geek on: http://www.ModulateThis.com

Devo Gearing up for 2010 – Playing Awards Ceremonies at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, BC February 22nd…

2009 was a pretty big year for DEVO. They re-issued of 'Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!' and  'Freedom Of Choice' and went out on tour to perform both albums in their entirety. 2010 looks to be even bigger. They are wrapping up work on a new album, have a deal with Warner, are poised... Continue Reading →

Synth Pioneers DEVO New Song “Watch Us Work It” in Dell Commercial

According to a recent Devo fan clup newsletter: "DEVO wrote a new song called "Watch Us Work It" and recorded at Mutato Muzika in Los Angeles, CA, and produced by Sweden's famous Teddy Bears. DELL heard it because Paul Malmstrom and Linus Karlsson at the Mother agency in NYC played it for them as a... Continue Reading →

Polysics – For Young Electric Pop Video

I've been getting more and more into the Japanese band Polysics lately. If you are not familiar with them, they are synth driven band that is heavily influenced by DEVO. I've found some pretty great videos of them online. Here is one of them playing live. Their web site is here http://www.polysics.com/. I'll follow up... Continue Reading →

Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh on The Today Show – 2006

Is there life after begin an 80's musician? For Mark Mothersbaugh and other members of DEVO, the answer is yes. They've gone on to create Mutato Musika, and extremely successful commercial music studio who produces music for games, film and television. Founding member of Devo Mark Mothersbaugh was recently interviewed on the Today Show. Click... Continue Reading →

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