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A Conversation with Devo’s Gerald Casale (Part 3 of 3)

Continued from Part Two… I know you’ve been asked and answered questions about Kent State shooting many times before. But if you’d indulge me, I’d like you to tell me […]

A Conversation with Devo’s Gerald Casale (Part 2 of 3)

Continued from Part One… What about the era of the album? As a creative delivery system or a medium, is the album still relevant? Gerald Casale: You know, somebody could […]

A Conversation with Devo’s Gerald Casale (Part 1 of 3)

I recently spoke with Gerald Casale about his new EP. But as is the case when I’m lucky, our conversation explored many other topics. There simply wasn’t room for much […]

Devo’s Gerald Casale is Still Not Through Being Cool

Gerald V. Casale is a founding member of conceptual rock band Devo. In addition to writing and/or co-writing a great deal of that band’s music with fellow founding member Mark […]

Devo’s Debut Album at 40

The passage of time can do some odd things to our perspective. Things that were once radical and groundbreaking can seem commonplace. It’s sometimes difficult, then, to look back upon […]

Book Review: Geek Rock

Rock’n’roll and scholarship make strange bedfellows. At first blush, the idea of approaching the work of rock bands from a scholarly point of view is patently absurd; such juxtapositions give […]

DVD Review: The Complete Truth About De-evolution

Beginning in the 1970s, DEVO established themselves as among the most effective artists using using the creative tool of video in the musical idiom. Contrasting starkly with the the myth-making […]