Featured Artist: DEVO
Devo is a rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973. Their orignal lineup consisted of two sets of brothers, the Mark and Bob Mothersbaughs and the Gerald and Bob Casales along with Alan Myers. The band' single "Whip It", gave the group a Billboard hit, at number 14. This gave them mainstream popularity. Devo is known for their bizarre live performances and their often incongruous pop songs- featuring synthetic instrumentals and quick time signatures that have proven their influence on pop and alternative artists.