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Devo (music group)

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  • Rock Hall nominees: Handicapping inductees from Nirvana to Chic

    What is rock 'n' roll, one may ask upon seeing the names Hall & Oates, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens and Peter Gabriel on this year’s list of finalists for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Do any of them truly rock, let alone roll? Or is...
  • How I Made It: 'Grudge Match' film producer Bill Gerber

    How I Made It: 'Grudge Match' film producer Bill Gerber
    The gig: Bill Gerber is a film producer whose credits include "Gran Torino," "The Dukes of Hazzard," and "The In-Laws." His next movie, "Grudge Match," which will be released by Warner Bros. on Christmas Day, stars Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone as...
  • Review: Arcade Fire encounters hot band the Reflektors at Palladium

    Review: Arcade Fire encounters hot band the Reflektors at Palladium
    One of the great musical bummers of our time has been the wholesale narrowing of the phrase "dance music." In modern-day parlance, it's come to signify mostly the thump-based electronic beats created on computer and delivered by DJs in sweaty EDM clubs. ...
  • Alan Myers, longtime Devo drummer, has died

    Alan Myers, longtime Devo drummer, has died
    Chances are in coming days when you’re reading about percussionist Alan Myers, who died Monday after a battle with brain cancer, the words "human metronome" will be used.  Myers' drumming for punk band Devo came to define the band’s off-kilter...
  • PASSINGS: Alan Myers

    Alan Myers 'Human metronome' for punk band Devo Alan Myers, 58, whose drumming for the punk band Devo came to define its off-kilter sound, died Monday in Los Angeles, said Devo spokesman Michael Pilmer. Myers had brain cancer. He was the band's...
  • Return of the Aquabats, Interview II: The Q&A

    Return of the Aquabats, Interview II: The Q&A
    The Aquabats are a band from Southern California who dress as superheroes and are also the stars of their own television series. In "The Aquabats! Super Show!," which airs Saturday mornings on the Hub, they travel about in their Battle Tram to play...
  • Aquabats are living out their fantasy as heroes

    Aquabats are living out their fantasy as heroes
    Adult life is made up mostly of expected things, to keep our minds from exploding. But when the unexpected thing does occur, if it is not harmful or tragic, it can bring with it feelings of incredible happiness. Such was the moment when I first...
  • Inside the Bright-Eyed World of Yo Gabba Gabba!

    Inside the Bright-Eyed World of Yo Gabba Gabba!
    Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out! $39-$75, 2 p.m., Feb. 9. Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, oakdale.com   Over its four seasons so far, "Yo Gabba Gabba!"'s roster of episodes has been jammed with star power. The...
  • Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul

    Don Kirshner dies at 76; music mogul
    Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...
  • Holiday CDs for every musical taste

    Holiday CDs for every musical taste
    This year's bountyof new holiday releases offers thoughts of the season from a slew of musicians, including a pair of singers who've officially "Got Talent," an "American Idol" alumnus, a neo-rockabilly hipster, a former member of an influential British...
  • Art review: 'The Artist's Museum' @ MOCA

     
    For most of the past two years, ever since the Museum of Contemporary Art's near-death experience from an extended period of fiscal mismanagement, its exhibition program has been in limbo. To keep costs in check while the battered endowment is......
  • The women of Warpaint go for unbroke

     
    Their atmospheric guitar rock has taken a while to catch on, but now at least one music publication has labeled them 'the new queens of the underground.' After nearly six years on the local scene, Warpaint had little to its......