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One of new wave's most innovative and (for a time)
successful bands, Devo was also perhaps one of its most
misunderstood. Formed in Akron, OH, in 1972 by Kent State
art students Jerry Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh, Devo took
its name from their concept of "de-evolution" -- the idea
that instead of evolving, mankind has actually regressed,
as evidenced by the dysfunction and herd mentality of
American society. Their music echoed this view of society
as rigid, repressive, and mechanical, with appropriate
touches -- jerky, robotic More...




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I Say whip it, is a good song! Hah! | Reviewer: Wesley Snipes
    ------ About the song Whip It performed by Devo

Whip It, whilst it may seem tacky to the modern music buff of the period, was iconic during its release and in my opinion has withstood the test of time. The band Devo, despite being a studios constructed one hit wonder image, successfuly blended dance techno with punk, making them one of the most original bands of the decade, if you like the song i aslo reccommend "girl u want." 4/5 from me.



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