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Jade Dellinger & David Giffels: Are We Not Men? We Are Devo!

Edwin Pouncey, The Wire, December 2003

DEPENDING ON which side of the critical fence you were standing at the time, '70s art rock group Devo from Akron, Ohio were either "the band of the future", as David Bowie famously declared in 1977, or a shallow music industry novelty that had as much to do with rock 'n' roll as the Archies or the Banana Splits.

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