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Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County.
Alan Myers (1955 – June 24, 2013) was an American rock drummer whose music career spanned more than 30 years.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
All Tomorrow's Parties was an organisation based in London that promoted music festivals, concerts and records throughout the world for over ten years.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.
An audio engineer (also sometimes recording engineer or a vocal engineer) helps to produce a recording or a performance, editing and adjusting sound tracks using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.
B Stiff is the first EP by new wave musicians Devo, released in 1977.
Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
"Be Stiff" is the third single by American new wave band Devo, released in 1978.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.
Robert Edward "Bob" Casale, Jr. (born Robert Edward Pizzute, Jr.; July 14, 1952 – February 17, 2014), or Bob 2, was an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, record producer and audio engineer.
Robert Curtis Lewis (born March 4, 1947) is an American composer, musician, and basketballer.
Robert Leroy Mothersbaugh, Jr. (born August 11, 1952), or "Bob 1", is an American singer, songwriter, composer and musician.
Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.
Juan Antonio "Chi-Chi" Rodríguez (born October 23, 1935) is a Puerto Rican professional golfer.
Claw Hammer was an American indie rock band from California.
Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).
Konrad "Conny" Plank (3 May 1940 – 18 December 1987) was a West German record producer and musician.
Da Capo Press is an American publishing company with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
A demo (from "demonstration") is a song or group of songs recorded for limited circulation or reference use rather than for general public release.
DEV-O Live is a live EP (and later live album) by American new wave band Devo.
Devo (originally) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973.
Different Fur Studios (formerly Different Fur Trading Company) is a recording studio located in the Mission District area of San Francisco, California, at 3470 19th Street.
Don't Look Back is a yearly series of concerts in which London-based promoters All Tomorrow's Parties ask artists and bands to play one of their seminal albums live in its entirety.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Duty Now for the Future is the second studio album by the American new wave band Devo.
An electronic keyboard or digital keyboard is an electronic musical instrument, an electronic or digital derivative of keyboard instruments.
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music was created in 1989 by Colin Larkin.
Freedom of Choice is the third studio album by the American new wave band Devo.
Gerald Vincent "Jerry" Casale (born Gerald Vincent Pizzute; July 28, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, commercial and music video director, and vintner.
Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.
"Girl U Want" is a 1980 single by American new wave band Devo.
Giunti may refer to.
Herbert George Wells.
Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.
Hardcore Devo: Volume One is the first of two collections of demos by the American new wave band Devo.
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.
Island Records is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group (UMG).
"Jocko Homo" is the B-side to Devo's first single, "Mongoloid," released in 1977 on Devo's own label, Booji Boy Records and later released in the UK on Stiff Records.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
Just a Gigolo (Schöner Gigolo, armer Gigolo) is a West German 1978 film directed by David Hemmings and starring David Bowie.
Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician and songwriter, best known as a guitarist and founder member of the Rolling Stones.
The Kent Music Report was a weekly record chart of Australian music singles and albums which was compiled by music enthusiast David Kent from May 1974 through to 1988.
Kent State University (KSU) is a large, primarily residential, public research university in Kent, Ohio, United States.
Kentish Town is an area of northwest London, England in the London Borough of Camden, immediately north of Camden Town.
Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Forum, formerly known as the Town & Country Club, is a concert venue in Kentish Town, London, England owned by MAMA & Company.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.
Mark Allen Mothersbaugh (born May 18, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, author and visual artist.
Mechanical Man is a semi-official EP by new wave musicians Devo, released in 1978.
Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), known professionally as Mick Jagger, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones.
"Mongoloid" is the first single released by American new wave band Devo in 1977, on the Booji Boy Records label.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
Omnibus Press is the world’s largest specialist publisher of music-related books.
Paste is a monthly music and entertainment digital magazine published in the United States by Wolfgang's Vault.
Patrick Gleeson (born November 9, 1934) is a musician, synthesizer pioneer, composer and producer, from California, USA.
Pazz & Jop is an annual poll of musical releases compiled by American newspaper The Village Voice since 1971.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Rate Your Music (or RYM) is an online collaborative metadata database of musical and non-musical releases and films which can be catalogued, rated and reviewed by users.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
Rhino Entertainment Company is an American specialty record label and production company founded in 1978.
In music performances, rhythm guitar is a technique and role that performs a combination of two functions: to provide all or part of the rhythmic pulse in conjunction with other instruments from the rhythm section (e.g., drumkit, bass guitar); and to provide all or part of the harmony, i.e. the chords from a song's chord progression, where a chord is a group of notes played together.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Ridiculousness is an American comedy clip show that began airing on August 29, 2011.
Robert Stanley Dyrdek (born June 28, 1974) is an entrepreneur, former American professional skateboarder, actor, producer, and reality TV star.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.
Robert Fripp (born 16 May 1946) is an English guitarist, composer and record producer.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
"The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a 2003 special issue of American biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and a related book published in 2005.
Rough Guides Ltd is a British travel guidebook and reference publisher, since November 2017 owned by APA Publications.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
"Secret Agent Man" is a song written by P. F. Sloan and Steve Barri.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Spin Alternative Record Guide is a music reference book compiled by the American music magazine Spin and published in 1995 by Vintage Books.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
The Complete Truth About De-Evolution was the third home video release by new wave band Devo.
The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells.
The Rolling Stone Album Guide, previously known as The Rolling Stone Record Guide, is a book that contains professional music reviews written and edited by staff members from Rolling Stone magazine.
The Truth About De-Evolution (full title: In The Beginning Was The End: The Truth About De-Evolution) was the first music video for the band Devo, directed by Chuck Statler.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
Tin Huey is an American experimental rock and new wave band from Akron, Ohio, United States, that formed in the mid/late 1970s.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
Trouser Press was a rock and roll magazine started in New York in 1974 as a mimeographed fanzine by editor/publisher Ira Robbins, fellow Who fan Dave Schulps and Karen Rose under the name "Trans-Oceanic Trouser Press" (a reference to a song by the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and an acronymic play on the British TV show Top of the Pops).
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
Vintage Books is a publishing imprint established in 1954 by Alfred A. Knopf.
Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.
"Whip It" is a song by American rock band Devo, featured on their third album Freedom of Choice (1980).
1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is a musical reference book first published in 2005 by Universe Publishing.
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